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#1 cloudedleopard


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Posted 13 May 2016 - 03:06 PM


I recently acquired two laptops from a college that is moving one of its departments to a new building. I am trying to download new programs, but when it asks me for an administrator username/password, I do not have one. How do I get one? It looks like contacting the college is not an option. 

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Posted 13 May 2016 - 03:15 PM

Hi cloudedleopard :)

There's no way for you to get these passwords. Since these laptops didn't belong to you in the first place (I believe they were gifted to you by the College), you should reinstall Windows and set up your own Admin account with your own password.

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#3 Agouti


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Posted 13 May 2016 - 03:18 PM

It looks like contacting the college is not an option. 


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