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Please help. Can't sign on


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#1 wuss

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 12:40 PM

I  am new to this forum so I hope I am in the right place and thread.  I have a E-Machine (I know, junk) that is only a few years old.  I have been gone all winter and returned and tried to log on.  It said "other user" and wanted a user name and password.  I tried everything I know and nothing works.  No one has used it while we were gone so I don't know what happened unless I accidently hit something while I was trying to log on. Obviously now I can't use it at all so I am writing this from my laptop.   Can anyone help?



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#2 Mr Gibberish

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 05:12 PM

You could try a password recovery program such as Ophcrack. I've never used it myself but it sounds good. I would suggest using the bootable version. 

 

Official website for Ophcrack:

http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/

 

Download link for the bootable image for vista computers (since you have vista this is what you would want):

http://downloads.sourceforge.net/ophcrack/ophcrack-vista-livecd-3.4.0.iso

 

Here is a guide on how to use Ophcrack bootable version (it's done in detail):

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/ss/ophcracksbs.htm


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