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#1 Corvotius


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Posted 07 June 2015 - 04:15 PM

This will probably sound stupid, but is there a way to find the old passwords to your windows accounts on your computer?

I was fiddling around with the computer and trying to crack its new password because i was desperate to play fallout and it suddenly it did a startup repair and i was like alright whatever do your thing and what I didnt know was it reverted back to the old password which I know. So, I'm knee deep in bleep if I don't cover this up.

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Posted 07 June 2015 - 04:31 PM

We sympathize with your situation. Though your question about passwords is most likely legitimate, there are those who would pretend to need such assistance in order to gain unauthorized access to a computer not owned by them. We have no way of confirming ownership or if someone is being truthful with us. As such we don't provide step by step instructions but we certainly can help you find the information you seek.

This article describes the Microsoft policy about missing, lost, forgotten, or incorrect passwords...Microsoft support engineers cannot help you retrieve passwords of files and features in Microsoft products that are lost or forgotten.

Microsoft policy about lost or forgotten passwords

You can refer to these Microsoft articles.

Forgotten Password Instructions provided by Microsoft:Non-Microsoft Forgotten Password Guides:Password Recovery Tools:
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Posted 07 June 2015 - 04:47 PM

I was fiddling around with the computer and trying to crack its new password

So, I'm knee deep in bleep if I don't cover this up.

Those tell me that you were doing something you should not have been doing and don't want anyone to find out about it.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 07 June 2015 - 04:51 PM.

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