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System recovery options

Hi there

I've put my laptop on and its giving the following message
system recovery options
to access recovery options, log on as a local user
to access the command prompt as well, log on using an administrator account.
username: Administrator
Password: thats what i dont have and i dont know of any password I've ever used.
can you please assist

thanx
Wayne

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I have read that the default password is 6 zero's.

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