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Windows 7: Locked out of Administrator HELP

30 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Locked out of Administrator HELP

Hi! I just changed my password on the administrator account yesterday. When I turned on my computer today and tried to log in I keep getting invalid password. I wrote my password down to make sure I wouldn't forget it. I tried my old password and still nothing. The guest account is off so I can't even get on through there. There was only one user acct. The computer is custom built. Is there anything I can do? I don't have the usb backup thing either.

If anyone has any suggestions it's greatly appreciated. I don't know a whole lot about this computer so if you could kinda break it down barney style i'd appreciate that too.

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30 Oct 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Lets start with this. You probably made an error when you typed in the password during the change.
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30 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

He will first need to be able to log in.
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30 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate

Hi, Jeniaa24. Welcome to Seven Forums.

I suggest that you try METHOD THREE in the tutorial linked below to reset your password.

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums
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