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Expired Password

jnealmccoy

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#1
I tried to install an anti virus software yesterday and I am getting the message that my administrator password has expired, but it does not prompt me to input another password, it just keeps saying it is expired when I put in my current password. What do I need to do???
 

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inc2000

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#2
change the settings top the Admin account from the CONTROL PANEL. LMK how it goes.
 

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inc2000

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#4
its various ways to change or the wost case scenerio would be to reinstall vista. i gonna go back through the posts and look at ur specs and try to make a fake account to work on it for ya.
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Gateway ML6437-est. laptop
    CPU
    Intel (R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T230 @ 1.86GHZ /1.87 GHz
    Motherboard
    factory installed/user customized
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    onboard
    Sound Card
    onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    onboard
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    320gb wd caviar
    PSU
    factory
    Case
    factory chassis
    Cooling
    factory
    Mouse
    touchpad factory
    Keyboard
    factory
    Internet Speed
    AT&T DSL
    Other Info
    currently certified as the fastest computer in the city of 38761

inc2000

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#6
ok -heres what i figured out. its about a dozen ways to solve the password issue because each computer company setup each type of computer up differntly.

as a first step...[computer is off]>[press power button] wait one second and start press the F8 key {"its on the top row of the keyboard"} kind of fast..example three time a second....a black screen should pop up with one of the options that says SAFE MODE. hit ENTER on that and Vista should load with a black screen and a box that says stuff about 'im in safe mode' yadyada...just hit OK or YES. wait about 30 seconds to a minute. Does the screen have safe mode in the corners? IF so then YEY..GO clik the Start button then go to Control Panel. And under User Accounts and Fam Safety clik ADDorRemove user accounts...Find and clik on the account that has the locked password and click REMOVE PASSWORD on the LEFT SIDE of the screen. then click REMOVE PASSWORD onthe next screen . and TADA!! just restart the regular way and that account has NO password. THIS IS JUST ONE OF MANY WAYS TO GET IN YOUR COMPUTER. any problem LMK
i hope that helps
 
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My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Gateway ML6437-est. laptop
    CPU
    Intel (R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T230 @ 1.86GHZ /1.87 GHz
    Motherboard
    factory installed/user customized
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    onboard
    Sound Card
    onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    onboard
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    320gb wd caviar
    PSU
    factory
    Case
    factory chassis
    Cooling
    factory
    Mouse
    touchpad factory
    Keyboard
    factory
    Internet Speed
    AT&T DSL
    Other Info
    currently certified as the fastest computer in the city of 38761

inc2000

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#7
oh i forgot when u do get to safe mode make sure to go in the ADMINISTRATOR account and not anyone else :)
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Gateway ML6437-est. laptop
    CPU
    Intel (R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T230 @ 1.86GHZ /1.87 GHz
    Motherboard
    factory installed/user customized
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    onboard
    Sound Card
    onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    onboard
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    320gb wd caviar
    PSU
    factory
    Case
    factory chassis
    Cooling
    factory
    Mouse
    touchpad factory
    Keyboard
    factory
    Internet Speed
    AT&T DSL
    Other Info
    currently certified as the fastest computer in the city of 38761

inc2000

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#9
yey work!!!! LOL
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Gateway ML6437-est. laptop
    CPU
    Intel (R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T230 @ 1.86GHZ /1.87 GHz
    Motherboard
    factory installed/user customized
    Memory
    3 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    onboard
    Sound Card
    onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    onboard
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    320gb wd caviar
    PSU
    factory
    Case
    factory chassis
    Cooling
    factory
    Mouse
    touchpad factory
    Keyboard
    factory
    Internet Speed
    AT&T DSL
    Other Info
    currently certified as the fastest computer in the city of 38761

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