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I changed my password on my profile and have forgotten it and now I can't access anything on my profile logged as the administator. How do i solve this problem?

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  • nrthnsth Aug 25, 2008

    The name and Model is a Hp pavillion t620a and is running windows XP. I have one administaror (me) and # other user accounts. Mine is the one that I've been locked out of.

  • nrthnsth Aug 25, 2008

    Won't this delete any recent work done on the pc?

  • nrthnsth Aug 27, 2008

    I tried the system restore only to get warning box saying "access denied. You do not have administator privillages to perform this task".

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    Gayle Ashbach May 11, 2010

    What is the anme and model and model number of your PC and what is your operating system? How many users are there on the system? Is there only one with administrative rights?

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When was the last time you accessed your computer as the administrator with your old password? You can do a system restore to before that time. You won't lose any data. Just go to Start>all Programs>Accessories>system tools>system restore and set a restore point ( a day and time) when you know that it was on your old password. Then go back and choose that time you just set and restore your computer to that time

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    Gayle Ashbach Aug 25, 2008

    Not douments or that type of data.

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Get your hands on the special iso image called Ultimate Boot CD 4 Windows. Burn a CD with it. Boot your computer with this CD and all of the C driver will be available. At this point you can copy out all the data you need from the profile you don't have access to a profile you have access.

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On Windows XP you can try this trick:

http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=305

On Vista, you can boot from the Vista DVD and run system restore to a time you had the old password (providing you can remember that one )

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