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August 4, 2010 7:27:52 PM

Recently had a friend have to pay $100 to get their password back after they lost it. The computer tech came over for less than an hour and did it. I wanted to know how did he do it?

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August 5, 2010 2:59:54 AM

One way is to unplug the computer from power, take out the CMOS battery, short the battery connector on the board for 15 seconds, put the battery back in, plug in the power.
When the password screen comes up, just hit enter. Then you can put a new pass word in.
That will be $100.....
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August 5, 2010 4:12:28 AM

yo_yo2400 said:
Recently had a friend have to pay $100 to get their password back after they lost it. The computer tech came over for less than an hour and did it. I wanted to know how did he do it?


You failed to indicate if it is a BIOS password, or a Windows log-on password.
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August 5, 2010 4:39:35 AM

Windows password sorry.
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August 5, 2010 7:28:07 AM

yo_yo2400 said:
Windows password sorry.



Which system do you use?

On windows xp, try this:
Boot computer and press Ctrl+Alt+Delete twice when you See Windows welcome screen / login screen. It'll show classic login box. Now type "Administrator" (without quotes) in username field and leave password field blank, press Enter and you should be able to login Windows.
Now you can reset your account password from "Control Panel -> User Accounts".

If that doesn't or you use windows 7 or vista, try this:
1. Enter a computer that can link to Internet. Download windows password reset and install the software on that computer.
2. Run the software and create windows password reset disk by follow the instructions.
3. Eject the created CD/DVD and insert it into the locked computer.
4. Reboot the locked computer (it's necessary for you to change your locked computer's BIOS setting to make it boot from CD drive) and then follow the instructions to reset your password.
5. Now login Windows and set a new password.

Good luck :hello: 
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August 14, 2010 1:00:59 AM

download something called erd commander 2005. its free. then boot from the cd, associate it with your logon account, then run locksmith(in the erd commander "start" menu...chenge the password.
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August 14, 2010 3:54:19 PM

Uni thx and my school has a menu like that all the time how do you make it standard?
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