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#1 fozzie

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Posted 16 June 2008 - 06:20 AM

Following situation :

My GF has set an admin password and has forgotten it :flowers: :thumbsup: Unfortunally PC won't boot up again and if I want to do a repair install
I am asked for an Admin password which obviously I don't have,, :trumpet: DCouldn't I boot up ( in any whatsoever )from an USB stick
through for instance LINUX or an Windows image?

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 02:48 PM

Yes you could.
If I were you , try looking for NTPasswd on a search engine of your choice.
That normally allows you to reset account details, but use at your own risk.

I should point out that any EFS encrypted files may not be accessible after using NTPasswd, and that it should only be used on a PC on which you are permitted to access the administrator account, but find yourself unable to do so.
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