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Can't remember my password

I changed my password a few times because my sons like to use my laptop. i recently had repairs done and because i haven't been using it i forgot the password and i can't logon to my laptop (acer)

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  • lee7126 Aug 06, 2008

    the start up screen password is locked, can't even try to log in

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U can login but at login screen press ctrl+alt+del twice then screen will appear in black colour with username and password then type username as administrator and press enter it will login then after logging in go to control panel,user accounts double click on user and change the password of user or delete that particular user account and create a new one and restart the machine .

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