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Windows 7: Locked out of Windows - "username or password is incorrect"

18 Sep 2013   #1
leighfloyd

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Locked out of Windows - "username or password is incorrect"

I'm running Parallels on my Mac. When I went to log in to Windows yesterday I got the error message "The username or password is incorrect". This happened about two months ago and after an all day search for solutions, I fixed it. I'm locked out again and this time I can't find a solution! I haven't changed my password and have logged into Windows, without a problem, several times in the past couples of months. Please help! I'm willing to try anything!


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18 Sep 2013   #2
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Windows 7 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

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18 Sep 2013   #3
leighfloyd

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Sorry - I'm not very techy. What do I need to do when I get to the link. Thanks for offering to help!
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18 Sep 2013   #4
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by leighfloyd View Post
Sorry - I'm not very techy. What do I need to do when I get to the link. Thanks for offering to help!
First thing you need to know as quoted from the web site;

It works offline, that is, you have to shutdown your computer and boot from a CD or USB disk to do the password reset.

Then follow the list below;HTH
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