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#1 DRVLDAD

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Posted 06 December 2007 - 07:31 PM

:flowers: I am tring to fix a computer for my roommate . his stepson put a password in the adim. account and now no internet etc.

My question being is their anyway, a program , or a manual way of either recovering or replacing the password that is currently in the computer?
This is a home built computer that has a bios password that has to be applyed and i know that one, It is running "Windows XP Home".

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DRVLDAD=Donny :thumbsup:

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 06 December 2007 - 09:00 PM

I just had a thought...why doesn't he ask his son the password? And how to remove it, since his son seems to know these things?

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Posted 07 December 2007 - 02:44 AM

See the following Mircosoft article:

How to log on to your Windows XP-based computer if you forget your password or if your password expires
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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Posted 10 December 2007 - 03:36 PM

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 savory reasons. It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.

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