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Restoring Password

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#1 cajunbabe


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Posted 19 November 2009 - 12:38 PM

I put a password on my lap top (Vista OS) and not it will not take it. I was told to go into Safe Mode, but it is not accepting it meaning I can't get into Safe Mode. I read on a Google site it says not to force it into Safe Mode. Is there anyway I can get passed this without restoring it with my disc from HP?

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#2 figgis41


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Posted 19 November 2009 - 02:10 PM

hi,,,, do you mean you password protected the pc and have now forgot the password,,,, easily done im afraid :huh:
is it the admin account,,, if so then i dont know of a way around the this,,,, i have tried hundreds of ways but to no avail ,,, yet,,,if its a normal user account then your ok its an easy fix,,,,
ow to boot in safe mode below
good luck.
Figgis,,,, LUFC

#3 garmanma


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Posted 19 November 2009 - 05:43 PM

We are sorry but per forum rules, we cannot help you bypass a password

No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.

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