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How do I bypass the password logon screen?

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  • Started 2 years ago by stonecold2129
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stonecold2129
Posts: 59

I have a dell laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium editon. I cant remember my password and I dont have the password reset disc. Please help me.

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Xhi
Xhi
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I always use this method to simply boot from the CD created and erase the password.

How to Reset Your Windows Password Without an Install CD

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stonecold2129
Posts: 59

I cant get the link to the download to work. It says Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.

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Xhi
Xhi
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Try this one, I think the one in the article went away or is temporarily down.

http://www.pcworld.com/downloa.....ption.html

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whs
whs
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Press start an type: netplwiz - then hit Enter. Uncheck the box "User must enter user name ....." and OK. Then you input the password (twice) and Apply and you are done.

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Xhi
Xhi
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@whs: He says he cannot remember the password.

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whs
whs
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Yeah, right. I guess I missed that part. Sorry.

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Xhi
Xhi
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That's what I thought it was from reading the title, but you got to RTDP.

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AlanWade
AlanWade
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A question and albeit innocently asked but is it his computer or account?

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Xhi
Xhi
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... and the answer you would accept would be what? A member of 49 posts is a little less suspicious than a member with 1.

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AlanWade
AlanWade
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True enough Xhi, as I said "innocently asked"

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AlanWade
AlanWade
Posts: 255

Did a little experiment based on this post:
"... and the answer you would accept would be what? A member of 49 posts is a little less suspicious than a member with 1."
And I can confirm that the man with 49 bullets is not as dangerous as the man with 1. Well at least I wasnt shot at this point, but the man with the loudest fart does burn a nosehair or two more than than the silent whispery type.
just my observations.....................

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Alan. I had no prob with the thread. He has gone through a few comps since he joined 3+ years ago. But hey, no probs.

p.s., I edited your music post in OT. Please check it is correct.

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stonecold2129
Posts: 59

Im totally lost.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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stonecold. Some members are doubting your honesty.

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stonecold2129
Posts: 59

Oh....Well...Im honest....Nuff Said...

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warlock
warlock
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@stonecold2129, Try Xhi's 2nd post above. Lets start over here.

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warlock
warlock
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http://www.sevenforums.com/gen.....round.html Read this , try this, post back.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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And I know you are honest :)

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Which brings up the question I have always asked:

Why do folks password their own personal machine if no one uses it but themselves ??

Don't ask me !?!? (lol) (lol)

Rick P.

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