Re: Forgotten PW - Safe Mode Wont Load To Command Prompt
Ok, I don't know what the "METHOD THREE" is, but for a reboot cd you just
need to contact the computer company (Dell, HP, Acer, etc.) and order a
"Sarah C" <SarahC@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Trying to assist student who forgot her Vista password. Administrator
> account apparently not enabled as going into safe mode only brings up her
> She only cares about 2 files, her resume and her thesis so I did some
> research and tried going to safe mode command prompt so that I could type
> Net user administrator /active:yes ...... however ..... command prompt
> comes.... instead I end up at her user name waiting for PW.
> Finally, tried something called OphCrack which says administrator account
> empty and gave us a pw for her account but it does not work. Checked caps
> lock etc.
> Is there a bootable cd I can download somewhere that will get me on the
> machine to get these two files for her ... or ... is she out of luck and
> I need to tell her to send drive to a data recovery company ?
> Thanks for your help.