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Windows 7: Account access issues

14 May 2016   #1
Bidlyboo

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 
Account access issues

I don't know if this violates the EULA rules because it's kinda maybe considered hacking, but, long story short, they were throwing a computer away at work and gave it to me when I asked for it. The only problem, they didn't wipe the user accounts from the system so now I'm stuck with a locked computer. It's running Windows 7 Enterprise and I don't have any sort of password reset CD or anything (obviously), so at this point I've got a HUGE paperweight. If anyone knows how to delete a password without account access or even a way to completely wipe the hard drive and install a new OS (I have a Windows 8 recovery disk set) without any kind of access, I would really appreciate it.


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14 May 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bidlyboo, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm afraid that you're going to need to purchase a retail copy of Windows, and do a clean install of it on the computer.
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14 May 2016   #3
Bidlyboo

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

That's not the answer I was hoping for but thank you for the information.
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