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Forgot admin. password

    Question

  • Hi i was given a pc by a friend and they don't  remember admin password and its not allowing me to do anything on this computer. i really need my computer for work. Please help i just need to set it back to factory setting so i can use it for work. Please help. The computer has been in storage for a while.
    Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:18 AM

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  • Hi Lexis6.

    Factory reset is usually performed by hitting a key or a key combination at the system's boot, to make the computer start the process using a special recovery partition (the alternative is booting up the system with the from the first disc of the recovery discs set): usually, this does not require the administrator account's password.

    Bye.


    Luigi Bruno
    MCP, MCTS, MOS, MTA

    Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:44 AM