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Vista password I do not have a password reset disk or another account!!!!

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  • sylvin Aug 08, 2008

    Thank Rizla, but your solution works when you have logged in (type the correct password); But as said before I have my password forgotten. Anyway I will Re-instal my System. Can you tell me I have a 120 Go ATA disk but when Installing XP Professional It can not detect my Hard Disk, but when I install Vista, the hard disk is normally detected.



    Thank for your help and best regards,

    Sylvin

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Hello again sylvin

not beeing a user of vista nor liking vista lol this i found may be more of help if not post back i will try more for you .

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Password reset


krishnakanth,
For Bios password resets you will need to contact Dell for system verification and ownership. Once they verify your information they will provide a reset for you.
If you have forgotten your windows password you will need to look online for password recovery software or reinstall Windows. Or use a Windows reset disk.

  • A password reset disk can only be created for local user accounts. If your computer is on a domain, a network administrator can reset your domain logon password.

To complete these steps, you'll need removable media such as a USB flash drive or floppy disk.

  1. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety, and then clicking User Accounts.
  2. In the left pane, click Create a password reset disk, and then follow the instructions. Make sure you store the password reset disk in a safe place
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Dell-Jesse L
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Aug 15, 2013 | Dell Studio Computers & Internet

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How to create a password recovery disk


How to create a password reset disk
To create a password reset disk for your local user account, use one of the following methods.

Requirements
The following methods require one blank, formatted floppy disk.

Use a computer administrator account
If you logged on to the computer by using an administrator account, follow these steps to create a password reset disk for a user account:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, click User Accounts.
  3. In the User Accounts pane, click the account that you want to work with.
  4. Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password to start the Forgotten Password Wizard, and then click Next.
  5. Insert a blank, formatted disk into drive A, and then click Next.
  6. In the Current user account password box, type the password for the user account that you chose in step 3, and then click Next.

    Note If the user account does not have a password, do not type a password in the Current user account password box.

    The Forgotten Password Wizard creates the disk.
  7. When the Progress bar reaches 100% complete, click Next, and then click Finish.
  8. Remove and then label the password reset disk. Store the disk in a safe place.
Use a limited account
If you logged on to the computer by using a limited account, follow these steps to create a password reset disk for your user account:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Under Pick a category, click User Accounts.
  3. Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password to start the Forgotten Password Wizard.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Insert a blank, formatted disk into drive A, and then click Next.
  6. In the Current user account password box, type your password, and then click Next.

    Note If your user account does not have a password, do not type a password in the Current user account password box.

    The Forgotten Password Wizard creates the disk.
  7. When the Progress bar reaches 100% complete, click Next, and then click Finish.
  8. Remove and then label the password reset disk. Store the disk in a safe place.
How to log on to the computer by using a password reset disk
If you forget your password, you can log on to the computer by using a new password that you create by using the Password Reset Wizard and your password reset disk. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. On the Windows XP logon screen, click the user name that you want to use. The Type your password box appears. Press ENTER or click the right-arrow button. You receive the following error message: Did you forget your password?
    You can click the "?" button to see your password hint.
    Or you can use your password reset disk.

    Please type your password again.
    Be sure to use the correct uppercase and lowercase letters.
  2. Click use your password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard starts. The Password Reset Wizard permits you to create a new password for your user account.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Insert the password reset disk into drive A, and then click Next.
  5. Type a new password in the Type a new password box.
  6. Type the same password in the Type the password again to confirm box.
  7. In the Type a new password hint box, type a hint to remind you of your password if you forget the new password.

    Note This hint is visible to anyone who tries to log on to the computer by using your user account.
  8. Click Next, and then click Finish. The Password Reset Wizard quits, and you return to the Windows XP logon screen.

    Note The password reset disk is automatically updated with the new password information. You do not have to create a new password reset disk.
  9. Type your new password in the Type your password box, and then click the right-arrow button to log on to the computer.
Troubleshooting
  • The password reset disk cannot be used to reset the password on another computer.

    The password reset disk that you create can only be used with the computer it was created on. For example, if you have two Windows XP-based computers that have the same user names and passwords, a password reset disk that you create on the first computer cannot be used to reset the password on the second computer.
  • The password reset disk contains sensitive information.

    Other users may be able to use the password reset disk to gain access to your computer. For this reason, store this disk in a safe and secure location.

on Jun 21, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Create Windows XP Password Reset Disk


Did you forget your Windows XP User password? You can click the "?" button to see your password hint.Or you can use your password reset disk. This article describes how to create a password reset disk for a computer that is not a member of a domain in Microsoft Windows XP.(that is part of a workgroup, or that is not connected to a network.)

What is the Windows XP Password Reset Disk?Do you need to enter a password when booting into Windows XP Pro? Afraid you might forget this password down the road and not be able to run your PC? Make a password reset disk to protect against a lost password.


Note: You may want to know how to create a user login password to protect xp.

To protect user accounts in the event that the user forgets the password, every local user should make a password reset disk and keep it in a safe place. Then, if the user forgets his or her password, the password can be reset using the password reset disk and the user is able to access the local user account again.

The Forgotten Password Wizard lets you create a XP password reset disk that you can use to recover your user account and personalized computer settings if you forget your password.

How to create a XP password reset diskTo create a password reset disk for your local user account, use the following method.

RequirementsThe following methods require a floppy disk drive and a blank floppy disk. As we all know, the floppy disk is easily damagedand it is out of date. In this demonstration, I will use a blank USB Fash Disk instead of floppy disk. Firstly make sure it is connected with your computer.

1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

2. In Control Panel, click User Accounts.
Note: If you're viewing the Classic View of Control Panel, double-click on the User Accounts icon.

3. In the User Accounts pane, click the account that you want to work with. Here I will click my account name "Andy".

4. Under the Related Tasks left side options, click Prevent a forgotten password to start the Forgotten Password Wizard, and then click Next.

5. In the drop-down menu, there are 2 options for us to choose. One is Floppy A, another is WPKEY (It is the name of my USB Flash Drive). Select the WPKEY and then click Next.

6. In the Current User Account Password box, type Andy's password , and then click Next. The Forgotten Password Wizard will start creating the disk.
Note: If the user account does not have a password, just leave it blank in the Current user account password box.

7. When the progress indicator shows 100% complete, click Next and then click Finish in the next window.


The password reset disk contains only one file called userkey.psw, which is an encrypted version of your password.

Finally Label the disk "Windows XP Password Reset" and store it in a safe place. You can use the password reset disk to gain access to your Windows XP-based computer if you forget your password.

Tips:
1.
You only need to create a password reset disk for your Windows XP logon password once. No matter how many times you change your password, this disk will always allow you to create a new one.

2. Keep in mind that anyone who possesses this disk will be able to access your account at any time, even if you change your password.You'd better store it in a safe place.

3. Not a Windows XP user? See the guides for other Windows versions.
How to Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk?

How to Create a Vista Password Reset Disk?

4. Unfortunately, if you've forgotten your Windows XP password and can no longer acceses Windows, you won't be able to create a password reset disk. Luckily there is a Windows password recovery program which can help you to find lost password. It is popular way of getting your password back, even you don't have a password reset disk. You can download the free tried Demo on clicking below link.

Windows XP Password Recovery Program [Safe Download]

on Mar 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Forgot my acer laptop password


During the boot up process you will see on the screen press a certain key to enter set up

Press either delete or f2 during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there

hope this helps

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How to Create a Password Reset Disk in Windows 7/Vista/XP?


Forgetting Windows password occurs more often than the users would like to think. So if you haven't created a password reset disk for your user accounts, it's time for you to take action. A password reset disk enables you to reset Windows password if your Windows password is forgotten. If you have no idea, just look at the following instructions.

Windows 7/Vista Password Reset Disk

If you are Windows 7/Vista user, you can create a password reset disk to reset Windows password as follows. Just 6 steps:

1. Enter Create a password reset disk in the Start search box.

2. Press Enter to pop up the Forgotten Password Wizard.

3. Insert a USB flash drive and click Next on the Forgotten Password Wizard.

4. Select the right device store the password information of the use account which you are logged on.

5. Enter the current user account password.

6. Wait while wizard creates the password reset disk. Click Next when it 100% finishes and click Finish to exit.

Windows XP Password Reset Disk

If you still use Windows XP, just take the following steps for reference to create a password reset disk to in case of the need of Windows password recovery. Just 4 steps:

1. Click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts.

2. Select the target user account and click Prevent a forgotten password on the left pane. The Forgotten Password Wizard will appear.

3. Insert a USB flash drive and click Next on the Forgotten Password Wizard.

4. Follow the wizard to create a password reset disk.

Windows Password Reset Disk Tips

1. The created password reset disk should be kept in a safe place as anyone can use it to reset Windows password without any limitations.

2. When you enter a wrong Windows password, the Password Reset link will appear under the password box. You can simply click the link to start Windows password recovery with your created password reset disk.

3. If you forgot Windows password without such a disk, you can reset Windows password by a Windows password recovery tool like Windows Login Recovery.

on Jan 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk to Reset Windows 7 Password Easily


More and more people today tend to forget or lose their Windows 7 password under such a high-pressure society. Then what would you do to handle with that should you experienced the same trouble? Actually, all you need is only a "password reset" disk. A Windows 7 password reset disk could help you to reset Windows 7 password and regain access to your locked Win 7 PC. Here we will share two methods to create such a disk with you. So let's roll it.

Method 1: Through Windows 7 operating system

Requirement:
1. Be able to log on Win 7 operating system with the password
2. A USB flash drive is required

Windows 7 was designed to be able to create Windows 7 password reset disk without any other third party tools. So if you forgot the password for your user account and was unable to log on, then you could use the disk to reset Windows 7 password. Now you could follow these simple steps to create one.

Step 1: Start your computer and log on Win 7 operating system
Step 2: Insert an USB flash drive into your computer
Step 3: Click Start -> Control Panel -> User Accounts and Family Safety -> User Accounts -> Create a password reset disk
Step 4: You will see the welcome screen. Click Next
Step 5: Select your USB flash drive. Click Next
Step 6: Type the login password in the password field. Click Next (now Windows 7 operating system should automatically create the disk for you)
Step 7: When the processes finish, Click Finish to exit

Now you have successfully created a Windows 7 password reset disk. And you will be able to use this disk to reset Windows 7 login password by following the whole processes of Windows 7 password recovery if you forgot Windows 7 password.

Note: One disk can only work for one account. You could not use this disk to reset the password of another user account.

Method 2: Try Windows 7 password reset software

Requirement:
1. An available computer with a CD/DVD burner
2. Windows password recovery software
3. A blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive

There is plenty of third party Windows password recovery software on the Internet. All of them were designed to create a Windows password reset disk. If you forgot to create a Windows 7 password reset disk when running Win 7 operating system before losing your password, then you may have a try on this method. The benefit of this method is that you could create the disk any time and do not need to know the Windows 7 password. Here we highly recommend Windows Login Recovery and will take it as an example to explain the procedures.

Step 1: Download Windows Login Recovery and install it onto an available computer
Step 2: Run the software and use it to burn a Windows 7 password reset disk (you could burn the file onto a blank CD/DVD or an USB flash drive)
Step 3: Change the BIOS setting of your locked computer to make it boot from the optical drive
Step 4: Boot your locked computer from the created disk and reset Windows 7 password

If you do not think these steps are distinct enough, you could also view the detailed user guide at recover the forgotten Windows password. By the way, the disc created through this way can reset the password of all the accounts instead of only one account.

Forgetting Windows 7 password is really a problem. But now you needn't worry about that any more. You could easily reset Windows 7 password with your Windows 7 password reset disk in the future.

on Aug 29, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Create a Password Reset Disk


If you’re running Windows XP Professional as a local user in a workgroup environment, you can create a password reset disk to log onto your computer when you forget your password. To create the disk:
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
Click your account name.
Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password.

Follow the directions in the Forgotten Password Wizard to create a password reset disk.

Store the disk in a secure location, because anyone using it can access your local user account




Oct 20, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Learn more about Windows Vista Administrator Password


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In your daily using with Windows Vista,you may occur such problems and feel fowerless.

I Forgot my Vista Administrator Password!

What to do when you realize you have lost Windows Vistal Password?Here I will show you how to do ,There are many ways can help you.you just pick up one and solve your lost windows password problems.
1.The User Accounts applet in Control Panel features the Create a password reset disk wizard.
Using this wizard, a floppy disk or USB flash drive can be created that allows the password of a specific user account on a specific Windows Vista computer to be reset by the user. Possession of the reset disk is considered to be authorization to reset the account’s password. The reset disk can also be reused to reset the account’s password multiple times. However, you need to know the password of the account you want to create the reset disk for, and you must create the reset disk before you forget the account’s password.

2.To use the Vista password reset disk:

1. Insert the floppy or USB reset disk in the computer
2. Click the Reset password… item on the Vista logon screen to start the Password Reset Wizard
3. Click the Next button
4. Enter a new password
5. Reenter the new password
6. If prompted, enter a password hint
7. Click the Next and Finished buttons
8. Enter your new password to logon to the user account

I don’t know how to make a Password Reset Disk!

As the method 2 metion above,you may quite puzzle about the Windows Password Reset Disk!In fack Password Reset Disk is a software which burnt to a CD/DVD drive and then can be inserted into the locked PC and remove or reset windows password.

Here I will show you how to make a Password Reset Disk
1. Download the Windows Password Key for the the official website and install it. Note: there is a .ISO file. Burn the .ISO file to a CD or a USB flash drive.
2. Burn the ISO file on to a CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
3. When you have forgotten the password,you can insert this Windows Password Reset Disk to your locked PC and then remove the lost password.!

With this article you will have the ability to reset forgotten passwords and gain administrator access to your computer and can be a great time saver.I think now you have leran more about Windows Vista Administrator Password.What is more ,you can reset your password when you have lost windows password,Great!

on Jul 06, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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