Administrator password

  Sheriff Rossco P Coltraine 20:16 10 May 04

HELP! I'm trying to repair windows using the start-up disc, however it's asking for an administrator password which I wasn't aware that i had set one, all my usual passwords don't work. Is there a master password or something that can get round this problem?


  VoG II 20:17 10 May 04

Have you tried leaving the box blank and pressing Enter?

  hugh-265156 20:18 10 May 04

are you using the recovery console?

leave it blank and press enter

  hugh-265156 20:19 10 May 04

sorry VoG


  VoG II 20:20 10 May 04

No probs - two opinions are better than one, especially when they agree ;o)

  Sheriff Rossco P Coltraine 20:22 10 May 04

yes i've already tried leaving it blank, however it still keeps requesting a password.

  hugh-265156 20:36 10 May 04

what kind of start up disc exactly?

windows cdrom,downloaded bootdisc,manufacturers bootdisk etc?

when exactly do you get asked for a password?

can you give us some more info please?

  Sheriff Rossco P Coltraine 20:49 10 May 04

I'm using the recovery console on the manufaturers start up disc, i'm being prompted to eithier install windows or repair. I select the hard drive to repair, it asks for a password.


  hugh-265156 20:56 10 May 04

who is your manufacturer and make and model no of computer please?

  Sheriff Rossco P Coltraine 20:59 10 May 04

Mesh Matrix Xp 1800ti2

  Eastender 20:59 10 May 04

If this is XP Pro click here

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