Password bypass

  1.    25 Jul 2009 #1
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    Password bypass

    Hey, I was wondering if you guys could tell me a safe way to get around a password on my fathers computer. He took a stroke 7 months ago and now he cannot remember his password. I know a little about computers but I'm pretty sure he had some important files and documents on there for work and things like that which i don't want to risk losing. Could someone either tell me an idiot proof way to do it or at least tell me if i take it to a local repair shop if they should know how to do it? Thanks.
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  2.    25 Jul 2009 #2
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    Re: Password bypass

    The only option I can give you is...

    Find the OS disc and do fresh start. restart the password. and save your work (or his) in windows.old
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  3.    25 Jul 2009 #3
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    Re: Password bypass


    In the past I've used this successfully.

    Last edited by Ardneh; 03 Aug 2009 at 17:29.
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  4.    25 Jul 2009 #4
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    Re: Password bypass

    I think you will find this is a better link:

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  5.    25 Jul 2009 #5
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    Re: Password bypass

    Hello Newf,

    You can also use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset the password.

    Reset User Account Password

    Hope this helps,
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