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I have a hp laptop bought at a yard sale. No user password or administrator password. I know I can go into safe mode, but I still do not have an administrator password. How can I get in???

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You might want to ask the person who sold it to you for the password. Or you could make a clean install of windows.

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  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
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  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
  • Reformat computer.
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Restart your PC, press F8 , Select safe mode with networking prompt, Open the user Administrator, Go to control panel> Users> select the user > change password for it.

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