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Remove PW protection from an old work laptop


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#1 diddydod

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 12:59 PM

Hi All

I have an old work laptop that I would like to start using for personal stuff.
I can't get passed the company login page as I don't have a user name or password.
Is there any way around this, I would also like to wipe it of everything company related.
Any advice on how to do this would be greatly appreciated. I was planing on wiping the drive if I can get passed the login page.

Many Thanks

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 01:03 PM

Why not contact the company and ask them to help you?

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 02:08 PM

I was planing on wiping the drive if I can get passed the login page.

My first step is as Allan suggests.

Then

If that is the case, then getting past a log in page is irrelevant. Boot the OS media and wipe it.

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#4 diddydod

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 02:22 PM

The Company does not exist anymore

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 02:54 PM

I agree. Why worry about logging in when you say you are going to wipe it. If you do want to log in use this tool to clear the password.

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 04:32 PM

Boot and Nuked

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