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Administrator Password I wiped my hard drive of everything and when I set it all up again I never set up a password, but then it restarted after I removed a file and it requires a password for me to log on my HP_administrator. I tried the safe mode but it always requires a password. I have no idea what to do. Please help me. Thank you. KMS

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Dear Sir,
Since you have not put a password on the system there will not be a password but the system is asking for one cause by mistake while you were setting up the system your hand must have hurted the enter button ...Try hitting the enter key and the system will start if not i will let you know what you have to do next

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How do i undo my system password?


System Password? No Such Thing!!!

The Three Types of Passwords are:
Bios Password - which is a password the comes up before the machine will even start booting. If you set this password, you should know it. The only way to remove a Bios Password if the take the laptop apart and remove the CMOS battery that is on the motherboard and let it sit for an hour or so until the computer completely loses memory of everything including the date, time, passwords.

Hard Drive Password - The hard drive password is set by the owner of the laptop to prevent thieves from getting to sensitive data if the laptop is stolen. 99% of the time if someone don't know the Hard Drive Password, then the laptop is stolen. If you're smart enough to set the hard drive password, then you should be smart enough to remember it. The real owner can sometimes set the password remotely once the laptop is stolen. The only way to remove the hard drive password is type in the correct password.

Windows Password - This password is associated with a user id that shows up once windows has completely booted up. If you forgot this password, it can be reset depending on the operating system.

Windows 7 requires a Password Reset Disc that everyone should take the time to create if they want to use a password on their user account. Without the disc that was created on that computer you won't be able to get in.

Windows XP and Vista - Turn off the computer, then turn it back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFE MODE. Select Safe Mode and let the computer boot. When it comes to the login screen it will show the Administrator account and the user account for which you forgot the password. Click on the Administrator account and just click ok or enter for the password (hopefully you didn't create an Administrator's password and forgot it too). When you see the windows desktop in safe mode it will look differently. The icons will be bigger and the screen darker, but that is normal in safe mode. Click Start/Control Panel/User Accounts and select the user account for which you forgot the password, then select REMOVE PASSWORD, click OK and reboot your machine. This time let the computer boot up as it normally would.

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Reset Lenovo Password on Windows with Easy Ways


Help! I need reset Lenovo password instantly for my tomorrow's vital presentation!! I forgot Lenovo password!!! Askers usually meet such questions. As we know, there are some kinds of Lenovo password manager: Lenovo bios password, Lenovo HDD password, hard disk password, Lenovo supervisor password, hard drive, etc. Today, we pay more attention to Lenovo Windows password reset. Hopefully the following ways can help our Lenovo all-in-one users.

Lenovo Windows 7 Password Reset
If we did make a backup image before we set the account password, the Windows 7 Installation disk will help us much on Lenovo recovery.
A. Insert Win 7 Installation disc to Lenovo computer drive;
B. Power on PC from the installation disk and select "Repair Your Computer".
C. Change language settings (if needed), then click "Next";
D. Choose a restore point option to click "Command Prompt", then input: net user<your user account name>;
E. Press "Enter" key to input and confirm new password.
Now, we finish steps on Lenovo password reset for Windows 7 freely with Installation DVD.

Lenovo Windows XP Password Removal
There is a built-in administrator account with null password in XP, and then we can opt for the special account to get lost Lenovo password on XP from Safe Mode.
A. Power on Lenovo laptop and press F8. Choose "Safe Mode" and press "Enter" key at the Advanced Boot Option windows;
B. On the login windows, select the Administrator account and keep the Password column blank (or input the changed password if the default Administrator account password has been reset).
C. Click "Start" - "Control Panel" - "User Accounts" - Pick the account needed to reset password - "Change the password".
D. Input a new password and confirm it to complete Lenovo XP password reset.

Lenovo Password Recovery on Windows Vista
Break Vista password for Lenovo laptop with command prompt.
A. Press "F8" key once start Lenovo Vista laptop.
B. At the "Advanced Boot Options" windows, select "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and enter Safe Mode with accessible administrator account.
C. Input "net user", press "Enter" key and then all the account set will be listed.
D. Input "net user abc 123" ( abc is the lost account name and the 123 is the related account password.), press "Enter" key to finish recover lost Windows Vista account for Lenovo.
E. Input "shutdown -r" and press "Enter" to restart system, then we can login "abc" account again.

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Be sure that all the files on PC are secure without data lose; Windows Password Recovery Corporation definitely is our first choice. With its help, we need not rich computer techniques. Just minutes, we can get out of awkward situation. It will be never too late for us to DIY a Lenovo password reset disk.
A. Download Windows Password Recovery Corporation and burn its .iso image file into a CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive from an accessible Lenovo laptop;
B. Set locked computer to boot from burned CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive;
C. Reset forgotten Lenovo Windows password to a new one with the burned CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive.

Share another tip on Lenovo password reset - create a password reset disk once we set password for Windows account. Then, we will never pay much attention to lost Lenovo password! Also, kindly please share the above ways with our friends!

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Four Most Common Password Reset Solutions for Lenovo ThinkPad


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For this, we have collected the most used Lenovo Computer password lost troubles and satisfactory solutions for you.<br /><b>Types of passwords for Lenovo ThinkPad Laptop</b><br />There are four kinds of passwords we will talk about Lenovo ThinkPad computer and the password reset solutions:<br /> <ul> <li>1&gt; Windows logon Password (Administrator, Domain and User account)</li> <li>2&gt; Supervisor Password</li> <li>3&gt; Hard Disk Password (Master and User)</li> <li>4&gt; Power-On Password</li></ul><br /> 1&gt;Windows logon Password for Lenovo ThinkPadWindows logon password for Lenovo ThinkPad is used to keep personal information private and we are always create some administrator or user accounts on Windows 7/Vista/XP PC and also domain admin or AD accounts on Windows Server 2000/2003(R2)/2008(R2). It will be a big besetment when you lost or misplaced the passwords of those accounts. 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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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Im stuck on the login page dont remeber the password wanna reset the whole thing


There are 2 things what can be done.
1. Crack the Administrative password by following the steps in the link below http://www.clazh.com/how-to-hack-or-crack-a-windows-xp-administrator-password/
2. Take the computer back to factory setting which will wipe out all the data on your computer and get your computer back to factory settings by inserting the restore disc

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Forgot my log on password how can i reset password


I have included instructions for windows XP, however, no matter what operating system you have installed on your notebook, this solution may work. When windows is installed, there is an adminstrator account installed on the computer by default. Most often, the password is left blank.

So, if you restart your computer, hit control-Alt-Deletecan when the user account page appears and type in Administrator as the user and leave the password blank, you may be able to sign onto your computer to reset your user password. Step by step instructions are listed below. If you cannot access your computer using the administrator account, you many have to use the restore partition on your computer to do a restore of windows. This will bring windows back to the original configuration as it was when the computer was delivered to you. You should be able to chose a "Non destructive" restore so that your hard drive is not formatted and your documents will not be erased.

If you need further instruction on using the restore utility on your Pavilion notebook, let me know.

Brian

Here are the step by step instructions:

Log on as an administrator to reset the password

loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); If you did not create a password reset disk, you may be able to log on as an administrator to reset a forgotten or expired password. The steps to do this differ if the computer is a stand-alone computer or a member of a workgroup of two or more, or a member of a domain. Select the appropriate set of steps from the following to try to log on as the administrator to reset the password.

Windows XP Home Edition or Windows XP Professional

loadTOCNode(4, 'moreinformation'); To log on to a computer as the administrator to reset a password, try the following steps.

1. Log on as an administrator.

a. Restart the computer.

b. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE two times, and then type the name of the administrator user account.

c. In the Password box, type the administrator password, and then click OK.

Note If the administrator password is set to a blank password, do not type a password before you click OK.

2. Reset the password.

. Click Start, and then click Run.

a. Type control userpasswords2, and then click OK.

b. On the Users tab, click the name of the user account that you want to reset the password for, and then click Reset Password.

c. Type a new password in the New password box, and then type the password again in the Confirm new password box, and then click OK.

d. Restart the computer, and then try to log on to Windows XP again.
If you can log on as an administrator to reset your password and you can now log on successfully, you have resolved the issue, and you are finished.

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Update1,2,3 then jumps past password * shuts down..then restarts cycle again.(Vista OS)


This what we call it has bad loop virus and you will prombally need to wipe  hard drive dod wipe your hard drive reformat it and reload windows lala linda 

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Passward broken


Unless you can get hold of a Linux password recovery program to reset or remove the password from the Windows Administrator's login, you will need to reinstall Windows again, the device drivers and your programs.
In this process you will lose all your data that is stored on your hard drive.
If you want to save your data before you install Windows, remove the hard drive, connect it to an USB hard drive adapter (most likely you will need power to the hard drive) and plug it into the USB port of a working computer. This computer will see it as an external hard drive, copy your data you require so you can load it back onto your computer after you installed Windows.
OR
You can connect your hard drive into a working computer on the 2nd IDE controller, then you can see this drive and copy your data files.

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Me again


O.k. Then what this person did is set up an administrator password during the XP install. This overrides the key administrator account in safe mode and only allows his/her account to exist as the administrator. The computer is still good and usable, unfortunately, without the password the operating system is not. You will have to wipe the hard drive, reformat (NTFS), and reinstall the operating system. Sorry, no easy way out on this one.

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