Question about PC Desktops
Nope, Administrators and Users set passwords. If none has been set than a blank field (no password) should let you in. Otherwise contact the person that may have set the password.
Posted on Aug 07, 2008
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When getting a new computer set up two administration accounts, and always change the name from "administrator".
Set one account to your name (simple to remember) and your own memorable password. Use this account on a regular basis for your data and for software updates.
Set one account to something simple like the name "BLACK". Set the password to something memorable like the opposite "WHITE". Keep this account unused.
So if you forget the password of the used account, you should be able to go in the second account and change the password of the first account, without any problems.
Write down the name and password somewhere of both accounts in a diary for instance, so that you can look it up at a later date. Not writing passwords down is good advice, until you need it!
If you are having problems with your used account, it is still possible to recover data using the second administrator account before you do a factory reset, which would destroy ALL of the data.
There are a lot of questions in the PC sections which refer to lost passwords and account names.
Plus lot of requests for factory resets due to being unable to access anything.
Hopefully this advice will prevent the need to ask, as we as experts cannot second-guess what you put in as a account name and password.
Thus the only thing we can suggest is a Factory reset, if that is possible!
on Feb 05, 2015 | PC Desktops
If your Lenovo desktop is pre-installed with Windows operational system, press one-key reset key when your laptop is power off. Or press Shift + B to come back to factory setting instantly when Lenovo desktop is open.
Or press F2 when your Lenovo desktop is powering on. Few seconds later, a dialog pops up with several options, one-key reset and reset factory setting. Follow the operation wizard to reset factory setting is OK.
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