Re: ADMINISRTATION PASSWORD FORGOTTEN
On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 16:25:48 +1100, "GreenieLeBrun"
>> I HAVE WINDOWS VISTA HOME EDITION AND I FORGOT THE PASSWORD. THE OTHER
>> ACCOUNTS ARE LOCKED OUT WITH PARENTAL CONTROL WHICH I CAN NOT CHANGE
>> BECAUSE I FORGOT THE PASSWORD. I CAN'T INSTALL ANYTHING WITHOUT THE
>> PASSWORD. HOW CAN I CHANGE THAT. I CAN GET ONLINE BUT ITS LIMITED. I
>> DON'T HAVE A FLOPPY WITH THE PASSWORD EITHER. WHEN I PUT THE DISC IN
>> TO TRY AND BOOT FROM THAT IT WONT BOOT FROM THE DISC. ANY SUGGESTIONS
>> WOULD BE GREAT.
>First, for future reference, do not post in capitals, it makes the post hard
>to read and is, often, considered the internet version of shouting.
>Next go to http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/ . There you will find
>zip files that will let you create boot floppy disks or bootable CDs
>that will enable you to reset any system password on an NT class
>If by "WHEN I PUT THE DISC IN....." you mean when you try to boot from a CD
>or DVD then you need to enter your computer's BIOS (on many machines this is
>accomplished by taping the Del key as the machine boots up) and then
>changing the boot order so that the CD/DVD device preceeds the hard drive in
>the boot order.
Could also try this:
go to the safe mode just hit the f8 key repeatedly as soon as you turn
on your computer and choose the administrator from that you can
recreate your password again.