1.    15 Jun 2009 #1
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    dont know user account control password and no administrator user

    dont know user account control password AND no administrator user so i cant download/install anything, cant update, and i cant change any settings someone please help PLUS i just got this computer iv read some other entrys where people had the same problem as me they said to do a system reboot in safemode but i dont know how. can someone help me? thank you
    Last edited by shermankim777; 15 Jun 2009 at 20:36.
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  2.    15 Jun 2009 #2
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    Re: dont know user account control password and no administrator user

    after the bios loads but before windows start to load hit f8 and you get your windows boot options.
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  3.    15 Jun 2009 #3
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    Re: dont know user account control password and no administrator user

    Hello ShermanKim, and welcome to Vista Forums.

    Did you forget the password for the administator account, or just do not have one?

    If you do not have an administrator account that should have been created apoun installing Vista, then you should be able to create one once you boot into Safe Mode and log into the built-in Administrator account.

    If there is an administrator account on the computer that is password protected, then you will not be able to do this since you will need that account's password to enable the built-in Administrator account. If there is not one, then Safe Mode should boot directly into the built-in Administrator account.

    Hope this helps,
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