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Tried to remove guest from my computer ended up removing myself now I cannot reenter because I do not know the Administrator password and the person is out of contact

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Hmmm... Shouldn't have deleted your account, especially with the Guest account turned off. Can't you contact the person with the Administrator password via telephone or email to get the PW? That is the only way I know of getting back to your desktop in XP without formatting the hard drive, and I'm pretty sure you don't want to do that.

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My laptop is locked


Lost Windows password:


  • Log in as Administrator (try safe mode if you don't see Administrator).
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  • Reformat computer.
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I locked my netbook an forgot my password what can i do?


Hi, Kind of hard to give a great answer here as there are three ways to add a password in a computer, one is in bios, as soon as computer come on, another is as an administrator in windows, or as a guest in windows. easiest is guest turn on computer and go to safe mode in windows go to password section because in safe mode you are administrator and can delete the guest password, as administrator in windows the easiest is to reload a fresh windows on your hard drive with the reload disks caution computers now load these on the hard drive and you should have made a set for use now, With Bios passwords there are unique ways for different brands and models , try typing in your model and asking for lost password removal in bios , using any search engine.

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I forgot my password for my samsung sunburst and i need to know how to change it with out knowing the password


if you did not make yourself the administrator of your computer

When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as the user to log in once you have your computer running again you have to take control (administrator)control panel user accounts on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there or if your computer has a system restore you can restore it to an earlier date which will have your personal settings

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during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up

Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there

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click start control panel user accounts

on the users tab,click the name of the computer administrator you can change the password there

if you still cant get into your computer

Remove a small coin sized CMOS battery to store all BIOS settings along with the password. To reset the password, unplug the PC, open the cabinet and remove the CMOS battery for approx. 15-30 minutes and then put it back. It'll reset all BIOS settings as well as the password and you'll need to re-enter all settings.

Under the keyboard or bottom of laptop - If you are working on a laptop computerthe location of the dipswitch (almost never a jumper) can be under the keyboard or on the bottom of the laptop in a compartment such as the memory compartment.

If it fails, then try to remove the battery for at least one hour.

click start control panel Open User Accounts in Control Panel. On the Users tab, click the name of the user whose password you want to change, and then click Reset Password. In New password and Confirm new password, type the new password, and then click OK. Notes You can change passwords only for local computer accounts, such as guest, administrator, or accounts you create for your computer. You cannot change your network logon password in User Accounts. To change your own password, press CTRL ALT DELETE and then click Change Password


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Question: How do I bypass a Windows 7 account password if the only account I can access is guest? Can I bypass Windows 7 password with the guest account? I forgot my Windows 7 administrator password, how can I regain access to my computer without the password? I have no Windows password reset disk.


Recently I met many similar questions. Are you troubled with the same problem, also forgot Windows 7 password? Well, before answering the question, you should understand what a guest account is?


What is a guest account in your Windows 7?


The guest account in your Windows 7 only allows people to use your computer without having access to your personal files. With the guest account, you can't install any software or hardware, change settings, or create a password. Because the guest account allows a user to log on to a network, browse the Internet, and shut down the computer, you should disable the guest account when it isn't being used.


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Windows Password Breaker is professional Windows password reset software with 3 editions: Windows Password Breaker Standard, Windows Password Breaker Professional and Windows Password Breaker Enterprise.


It is designed to bypass Windows domain password, Windows administrator password and user password. With this Windows password recovery tool, you can instantly regain access to your locked computer by burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive on your own. No need to reinstall computer or pay to PC experts when you forgot administrator password or domain password on Windows 7/Vista/XP/NT and Windows Server 2008(R2)/2003(R2)/2000.


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Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Breaker Professional.

Step 2: Burn bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

Step 3: Set your locked computer to boot from CD ROM or USB.

Step 4: Choose the installation path of Windows, and enter the ID of the path.

Step 5: All Windows account user names will be displayed for you. Enter the ID of a specified User Name to remove its account password.

Step 6: Enter y to confirm and continue your operation.

Step 7: Enter y to remove another Windows account password or enter n to finish your operation when the selected windows account password is removed.

Step 8: Take the burned USB flash drive out of computer and press any key to restart your computer when you enter n to finish your operation.


The Windows 7 administrator password has been successfully reset and now you can access your computer without password. Please note this method to bypass Windows 7 password takes effect only when you log on computer after Windows 7 password reset.

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How to bypass Windows XP password? We often meet the headache stuff that don't...


How to bypass Windows XP password? We often meet the headache stuff that don't know the Windows system password at the critical comment. How to do if you made a Windows XP password that you never be care of it? How should you do when your computer has parents controlled by the XP Administrator password? Or you need to borrow a friend's computer to carry out emergency work, but you don't know the admin password...Let's share some tips about how to bypass windows XP password.

First things first, try the guest account. Simply enter 'Guest' in the user name box, or click on the account labeled Guest. Sometimes people will have these account enabled without even realizing it, and many times they are left without a password. If this doesn't work for you, or you require a little bit more access than the Guest account provides, read on.

Next up is Windows XP's built in 'Administrator' account. This account is created during Windows installation, and is not accessible under normal circumstances. Many computers, especially those that come from Dell or similar companies, leave the Administrator account without password protection.

To get to this account, boot the computer into safe mode. You can do this by holding down the F8 key during startup, and selecting Safe Mode from the Windows boot menu. Once the computer boots into Safe Mode, you'll have access to the Administrator account. Things will look a little weird in Safe Mode, but don't worry, things will be fine when you boot normally again.

Once Windows finishes booting, try getting into the Administrator account, leaving the password field blank. If you're unable to get in this way, then there is a password on the account, and unless you can guess it, you're going to have to try something else, and you can skip the next paragraph. If you're in, then there's no limit to what you can do.

Besides, you can also take use of Windows password reset CD to remove Windows XP password if you forgot Windows XP password. Well, how can you get Windows password reset CD? Just download Windows Password Unlocker and a blank CD, you can DIY a Windows password reset CD in 4 steps.

In fact, Windows Password Unlocker can be used to bypass windows 7 password, bypass windows vista password , bypass windows NT password and so on.

on Mar 16, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When someone uses my computer, are their benchmarks saved to my computer's hardrive or to the individual own password


Hi

Thank you for your query

If you have independant user account set out i.e. Administrator, guest etc then each person's usage will be saved to their account, so if someone uses a guest account then their files will be saved to the guest accouni. If you are the administrator then your settings wil be saved to the administrator account

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I have a compaq armada 1750 that i don't have a password for. Can someone please help. I tried to press f8 and go threw safe mode but it still asked for a password.PLEASE HELP! tonygraggs@comcast.net


do you have a guest acount on the computer?Try safe mode once more enter as a guest change the administrator acount password.This can be done under user acount in the control panel
Good luck

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L cant log inwont accept my password this only happened yesterday 6 4 09


if you are talking about a log on password..(into your computer ) it means that somebody either changed you password..or you forget it ...also try to see if the caps-lock isnt on ....if you have a guest account ...just ask the one with the administrator account to delete that account ...but save personal files..into a folder and make another on e..
if it is an administrator account ...and its the only one ..the options are limmitated if the password wont work ...you try to remove the bios battery to delete any password might be there ...and in the last to reinstall ( repair ) the windows...you can do that without loosing any data ..by reinstall windows in the same folder without formating the partition ...Good luck !

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