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forgotten adminastrative password


hymerman

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My daughter has been mentally ill and has forgotten her admin password, could you advise what we should do to recover it.

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lotvic

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Which OS is it? XP, Vista, W7 ?

You may find some of the info on this Helproom Thread ClickHere to be of use

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hymerman

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Hi Lotvic Thanks for response, she has Vista

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lotvic

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You could try the following from link Posted June 6, 2013 at 12:22PM by SimpleSimon1 in other thread I linked to.

"Important note for Windows Vista users: At this time there is only one solution for Window Vista and that is Petter Nordahl-Hagen's Offline NT Password & Registry Editor"

Nothings ever easy is it...

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tomasstout

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To recover the original Windows password, you can try Ophcrack. But it may take a long time to crack your password. If you need to access the computer quickly, you can remove the existing password using another program - PCUnlocker.

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