Re: admin passwords
On Aug 12, 8:00 pm, Passwordidiot
> Hi..I set up my daughter's lap top a couple of months ago, created her user
> account, and set up the parental controls under the administrator. I had to
> go back n recently as administrator, and seemed to have forgotten the
> password. I also cound't find where I had written it down for safe keeping...
> Is there any way short of deinstalling and reinstalling Vista, to log in and
> create a new password for the administrator?
> Thank you to anyone that can help.
There is a program that supposedly resets your administrator password
for you, called 'ophcrack'. I can not say whether it is legitimate, or
whether it works. Only that most password reset programs designed for
XP do not work on Vista.