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Zone Alarms Password?


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#1 Paniconthenet

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 03:16 PM

I bought a used computer from a estate auction for a really good price, bought it for my girlfriend. I get it home to set it up and Zone Alarms is all kinds of screwed up. I tried to take it off and it says i have to have a password and wont let me uninstall it. Can anyone help me out? There isn't much to know about the computer. its an older dell, laptop, cant even get on the internet with it... please help!

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 03:45 PM

There is a way of doing it, but I don't know if i would be breaking a forum rule. Is it okay to help him out Admins?
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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:14 PM

My first question would be...did you also buy the license for activation?

If so, the best thing to do would be to do a clean install. I guess I don't understand buying a computer with someone else's files (and troubles) on it.

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:19 PM

My recommendation on computers purchased used is to format the hard drive and re install everything.
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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:21 PM

no i didnt. like i stated, i bought it at an estate sale. A gentleman there said if it had problems to call him and he would work on them for me, he has since stated that zonealarms is not his concern and that he wont work on that problem. so, spend 110 bucks on an ok computer, and now it just sits.

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:22 PM

i got nothing but the laptop and a bag for it. so, i guess i dont have much going for me here do i?

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:24 PM

Have to agree with Oldf@rt. You saved money, so you might as well splurge for an OS. You can always try the old standby password, admin
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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:25 PM

admin didn't work, this is the biggest mess i have ever dealt with

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 04:28 PM

Hello Paniconthenet,

It is against the policy of BleepingComputer to provide information on methods to reset or bypass the Administrator password. Though your question is most likely legitimate, there are others who may read this topic and use the information for less purposeful reasons.
It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to send me a private message. Thank you for your understanding.
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