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How to remove Adminstrator Password.

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#1 madang


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Posted 13 May 2009 - 01:21 AM

By accident, my Dell Notebook D610 which does not have aan admin password was put a password by my friend. When i tried to remove the admin password later i cannot used the admin password inserted earlier. Now when i open my notebook, it ask me to type the password which it said invalid. I need help to remove it so that I can reformat the whole my hard disk.

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#2 groovicus


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Posted 13 May 2009 - 07:37 AM

I'd be happy to help, if you can explain how someone accidentally set the admin password. Setting a password requires a specific set of steps, so either your friend is lying to you about accidentally setting the password, or you are not telling us the truth about why you need the password removed. Since you have asked two questions about two different laptops, I have to wonder.

I need help to remove it so that I can reformat the whole my hard disk

Really? I can't think of a single reason that having an admin password would prevent a reformat.

You will have to pardon my cynicism, but what this question sounds like is you have a computer that is not yours, and you want to reformat it so that you can use it. :thumbsup:

#3 garmanma


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Posted 13 May 2009 - 09:26 AM

It is also against forum rules to tell you:

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To reformat a computer, you need to go into the BIOS and set the CD drive to first boot device
Insert the CD and restart the computer

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#4 painter13


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Posted 23 May 2009 - 07:02 PM

I think on a Dell D610 you can restart and press f12 to change the boot order rather than getting into the bios....

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