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how do i bypass the login - forgot password RRS feed

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  • I forgot my administrative login password.  Hint doesnt help.  I had done this before and somehow fixed it.  But cant remember how forthe life of me.  im running windows 10 and windows 7 home. i have no reset disk or windows installation disk
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:24 PM

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  • Hi,

    you can try with Hirens Boot CD (you have to create a CD/DVD/USB Booting, see help on website): http://www.hirensbootcd.org/resetting-windows-password/

    Please, let us know.

    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:45 PM
  • Hi, 

    Firstly you can bypass by using the command line.

    See helpful website:

    http://www.isunshare.com/windows-7-password/bypass-windows-7-logon-screen-and-admin-password.html.

    Secondly you can burn a bootable USB using linux to boot into the system as a super user.

    see helpful website:

    http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tr-dojo/reset-windows-passwords-with-the-help-of-linux/

    • Proposed as answer by remimartin Wednesday, September 14, 2016 3:20 PM
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 3:19 PM
  • Hi,

    This article may help you, please refer to the link:

    How to Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way:

    http://www.howtogeek.com/96630/how-to-reset-your-forgotten-windows-password-the-easy-way/

    Please Note: Since the websites are not hosted by Microsoft, the links may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.

    Best Regards,

    Tao


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    Thursday, September 15, 2016 5:54 AM
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  • Hi,

    We haven’t heard from you for a couple of days, have you solved the problem? How about the solution we have provided? We are looking forward to your good news.

    Best Regards,

    Tao


    Please remember to mark the replies as an answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:24 AM
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