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Which Password? Bios Password? Hard Drive Password? Windows Welcome Screen Logon Password?
Which Operating System? Windows XP? Windows Vista? Windows 7?
OK, if you are running Windows 7, Microsoft tightenedsecurity on it so you've got to have a password reset disk which 99% of thepeople who own laptops with windows 7 fail to do. It should be one of thefirst things you do when you buy the laptop. Otherwise, you're faced withreinstalling the Operating System or possibly doing a System Recovery.
If you're on Windows XP or Vista try this:
Turn off the computer, then hit the power button to turn it back on andimmediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see the Safe Modeoption. Select SAFE MODE and let the computer boot up. When it getsto the User Login screen it will show the Administrator userid and the useridfor which you forgot the password. Sign in as the Administrator (hopefullyyou didn't put a password on it and forgot it too). Once the desktopappears it will look different, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger,but this is normal for safe mode.
Click Start/Control Panel/User Accounts When the User Accounts screen opens, click on the userid for which you forgotthe password. Select the option to REMOVE PASSWORD.
Forgot Windows XP password? The first thing which you check is whether you forgot windows xp login password or not. When we install Windows, it automatically creates an account "Administrator" and sets its password to blank. So if you have forgot your user account password then try this: Start system and when you See Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press ctrl+alt+del keys Twice and it'll show Classic Login box. Now type "Administrator" (without quotes) in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows. Now you can reset your account password from "Control Panel -> User Accounts". Same thing can be done using Safe Mode. In Safe Mode Windows will show this in-built Administrator account in Login screen. Windows XP and further versions also provide another method to recover forgotten Password by using "Reset Disk". If you created a Password Reset Disk in past, you can use that disk to reset the password. Or try free program called Ophcrack or Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0.
There are 3 options for your problem: 1. You can boot to WinRE(Windows Recovery Console), run the command prompt. Go to the WINDOWS directory. Rename magnify.exe to magnify.old. Rename cmd.exe to magnify.exe. Restart your computer and boot normally. On the log in screen, click on Ease of Access. Select the option for magnifier. It will open command prompt instead of magnifier. Type the command: control userpasswords2. It will give you the option to reset the password.
2. Run in safe mode. Log in using the profile Administrator. Go to control panel then user accounts. You can change the password of your profile.
3. Dell systems have the built-in factory image restore. It can be found in the WinRE. To go to WinRE, turn system off, power on computer, after pressing the power button, tap on F8 till it gives you a screen that says Advanced Boot Options. Select Repair your Computer. Click on a few things for the language. Then you will have a window that says Windows Recovery Console. Click on Dell Factory Image Restore. Then there you go! it will restore the system back to its factory settings.
If you have windows xp then here are the steps that you need to perform.
1)Turn the computer off and then as soon as you press the power button to turn it on start tapping the F8 key repeatedly.Tapp the key until you get a blak screen that says advance boot menu options.
2)Select Safe mode and then enter
3)When you get the log on screen select administrator and then hit enter.
4)Once ur ont he desktop go to control panel???user account and then select the account that you log on to and click on change password.
5)Enter the new password and then restart the computer
6)Log in using the new password.
If it is windows vista or windows 7 then the only thing that can be done is a recovery that takes the computer back to its original factory settings .
1. restart your system while pressing F8, then select "safe mode" from the menu to boot into safe mode.
2.when the system come up, select administrator account.
3. when you are logged in as admin, go to control panel, user accounts and select the account you want to remove its password. then click on remove password. restart system normally and you will be logged into you account without password