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How Do You Recover Your Adminastrative Password?


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#1 buckshotdad1960

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:36 PM

Hi guys! I'm back with another head shaker. I'm about ready to F disk this computer but before i go to all that greif I thought i would use the repair option first. The first thing it asks me is which one would i like to fix. I can only put a one or a two there and i'm not sure which one to pick but the next question is for the adminastrative password which i have long since forgot. Nothing i use works. It gives me three tries then i have to restart my computer. I even tried - control panel - users - and created a new password but again it didn't help. I'm having trouble with my internet explorer, I think i have deleted things that i should not have plus i always have my restore turned off so no help turning back the clock there.

I convinced more than ever that this must be the end of days! You guys are my last hope! If you fail me I'll have no other alternative but to jump up and yell " THIS IS SPARTA" and kick this computer into the black hole of death!! lol

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 12:44 PM

Have you tried leaving the password blank - that is the default and unless you changed it at some point, that should work.

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Posted 28 June 2008 - 01:22 PM

It sounds like you've got significant problems ifyou can't even change the password within Windows.

I'd recommend that you concentrate on backing up your important information. That way, should you need to reformat, you've already got everything saved.

I'd suggest trying the blank password thing. The other option would be changing the password while you're in Windows. After that, I'm afraid that we're out of luck here as Bleeping Computer does not assist with the recovery of passwords.

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