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Password is not know....how to reset WITHOUT the password reset cd///


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#1 nedp

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 11:24 AM

thanks everyone....

74 deg here in Fayetteville Arkansas USA.....for MARCH 1ST....LOL...

we still have a chance of a Freeze till April 15...6 Weeks!!!

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 04:04 AM

R&R CMOS battery.

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 12:46 PM

Also....don't have the recovery disk,...

....so no way to reinstall the windows7....


.... any body else have that that problem???
\
\ LOL...

reallly....what else can I do....

go out and buy a new windows product???

or any ideas ....

be straight up please...

nedp

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 01:01 PM

Well, You could use this to remove the password completely, But read and do research on how to use it first.

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 01:15 PM

<<THIS SOFTWARE COMES WITH NO WARRANTY WHATSOEVER. THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE (MIS)USE OF THIS SOFTWARE!>>

I would try removing...and then replacing...the CMOS battery, as previously suggested...before I would even think about considering the suggested linked software.

System manufacturer and model?

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 01:49 PM

Follow what hamluis has said, even though the last time I checked and taught from a professional IT security expert; the CMOS battery has nothing to deal with the operating system user passwords, unless you have a BIOS boot password(which pops up before the boot loader loads up(which is before the OS boots) and is completely not related to the OS passwords).

The user passwords for an operating system are stored either hashed(mostly used) or encrypted in a single/multiple file/s on the hard drive partition that contains the OS system files, depending on the OS.

I forgot to add that the disclaimer for the software I linked to that hamluis has posted and thanks hamluis.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 06:36 PM

Compaq CQ60-615DX notebook

plus where's that battery???

just the big One??

thanks

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 07:33 PM

Looking at the documentation re HP systems...it doesn't look as easy as I thought it might be. To be honest...I don't see where anyone with that system has solved a similar situation as you present.

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 07:39 PM

well....hell....

no that's another story....

K Louis....

back up everything then buy put another OS on there?

or try that software... Hell I'm stuck and can't get to a start menu...

always brings up the password page first...

thanks for your help down there...

How's the Army doin down there???

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 07:36 AM

It's your system...it's your decision on what the next step might be.

If it were me, I would contact the manufacturer and attempt to obtain the appropriate recovery/restore DVDs.

Ft Hood is alive and (i suppose) well...it's just my exercise vehicle (I still jog) these days :).

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:37 PM

K...

thanks... I'll go that route...

nedp




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