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#1 Caston

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 04:02 PM

Hello guys,

 

W7 Operating system.

 

I cannot get to my Desktop without Password.

 

It is as follows,

 

I switch on the PC.

 

The screen appears and display the box which ask for the Password.

 

If I had the Password, I would input that and I would get to the Desktop.

 

Please let me know best program to use, and any other useful information.

 

Many thanks

 

 

Caston

 

 

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 04:13 PM

Hello Caston, I believe you are asking for assistance in cracking a password. If this was your desktop, you should already know what that password is or someone would have shared that information with you.

 

I personally believe that goes against the Bleeping Computer forum rules.

 

 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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Posted 14 November 2013 - 07:03 PM

Google provides...more info on such...than any other source could.

 

Look at your previous topic on similar issues...those same comments still apply.

 

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 12:29 PM

@ Caston

 

As Hamluis stated, you previously have already been provided a wealth of information.

 

Particularly the information provided at this link http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/505812/logon-screenpassword/#entry3141204  which is another topic you created in the windows 7 forum.

 

Hope this helps.

 

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Posted 17 November 2013 - 07:18 PM

Hi Folks

 

I have managed to get as far as Setup, but hit a snag.

 

So when I switch off and restart I get 'Windows failed to start', and 'A recent hardware ..................... '

 

Another message 'Windows cannot repair this computer automatically', and list of faults, as shown below.

 

Problem signature

 

Problem event name     : StartupRepairOffline.

Problem Signature 01   : 6.1.7600.16385

 ''                 ''         02   : 6.1 7600.16385

 ''                 ''         03   : unknown

 ''                 ''         04   : 21200501

 ''                 ''         05   : Autofailover

 ''                 ''         06   : 2

 ''                 ''         07   : NoRootCause

Os System Version       : 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1

 

 

 

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Posted 17 November 2013 - 08:22 PM

There is no way to determine what the problem is based on what you just posted. It is an inconclusive log.

By what you are trying to describe, is you are attempting to install Windows 7 on a computer.

However, your installation is being halted by the system for an unknown error, so you're trying a shut down and re-boot attempt to get the installation to start over again is this correct?

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 01:46 PM

Yes

 

That is correct.

 

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 11:49 AM

To answer your question more accurately.

 

I downloaded a program to Disk to unlock the password, gain access to the Desktop, see if it have Recovery Management (like my daughter's laptop does) and reinstall Windows.

 

If I am correct, the fault may have occurred because I did not remove the Disk before attempting Setup.

 

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 09:01 PM

If I am correct, the fault may have occurred because I did not remove the Disk before attempting Setup.

So you are saying that you can not recover because you did not remove that disk?

 

Can't you start over again and remove the disk before attempting? Or are you saying you're past the point of recovering from that mistake?

 

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 04:50 PM

It may be I have passed the point of recovery.

 

However at the bottom of one screen I have F9 = Boot, F10 = Steup, F12 = Network.

 

I hit f9 and get Hewlett -Packard Setup Utility.

 

File Storage Security Power Advanced

 

System Information

About

 

Set Time and Date

Flash System ROM    ..............etc, everything which comes up on the normal Setup phase

 

Example, hitting Time/Date brings up the little BLUE BOX to set time and date.

 

Example, Flash System ROM  brings up box 'Select a Drive' Diskette A:  CD-ROM

 

When I insert a CD or Diskette, press F10, I get 'Error' Removable Media is bad or missing. Press any key to continue

 

So from this info where can I go from here.

 

 

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 05:09 PM

I was closing down the PC and this came up.

 

Starting_ _ _

 

The following file is missing or corrupted: Command.Com

Type the name of the Command Interpreter (e.g.' C:\Windows\Command.Com)

A>_

 

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 06:38 PM

Flashing the system ROM is a procedure that involves rewriting the reprogrammable section of the BIOS chip.

Doing that procedure has nothing to do with installing windows on a computer system. The reason you get that error where you stated the following:

Caston said in a quote: When I insert a CD or Diskette, press F10, I get 'Error' Removable Media is bad or missing. Press any key to continue

That error simply meant that the required disk was not in the drive at the time you tried to flash the BIOS chip.

Also Caston said: However at the bottom of one screen I have F9 = Boot, F10 = Steup, F12 = Network.

F9 = Boot, this is your boot menu where you can choose which drive you wish to boot from. This only works if you have multiple operating systems installed on the same computer system.

F10 = Setup, This allows you to enter your BIOS setup utility, where changes can be made to how your system interacts with the hardware installed in the computer system.

F12 = Network, This allows your computer to boot to a network, useful in office building setups where more than 2 computers are connected to a local or distant server.

Now to the last thing you mentioned:

The following file is missing or corrupted: Command.Com

I find that odd that command.com is missing or corrupted while performing an installation process.

Give me a few minutes please, while I update my memory and do some research on command.com error messages and how to fix it.


One important question I have to ask you, is the operating system that is currently on this system the original one and all you did was crack the password, entered the system, then...here's where I am guessing...you did a factory reset?

Bruce.

Edited: Changed then to than...... :rolleyes:


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 03:38 PM

Yes, it is the original system.

 

It is just that I somehow got the sequence of operations wrong, probably with the Disk as I said.

 

Caston






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