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Windows 7: Please help solve! Windows 7 Login Error.


01 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Please help solve! Windows 7 Login Error.

I got this laptop for Christmas and it worked fine. Then i ran a Virus Scan (McAfee, It came with it), Then I shutdown the computer and went to sleep. When I got up I turned it back on and it started up, then it loaded the login screen and says "Incorrect Password" and whatnot. So I clicked OK and tried to login with my password and it doesn't work. I tried several other passwords and no password, But nothing worked. I Also tried Safemode, But it does the same thing. I tried Ophcrack, It just says there is no password.

Please, Someone help me solve this problem without having to lose any data.


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02 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

Download the bootdisk on that page from another computer and burn it to a disk.Use the likes of image burn-poweriso or Nero,burn as an image file,not data.
Run it from your computer (make sure boot from cd is allowed from within your BIOS)
Follow the instructions on the website given above and on the disc.

Dan
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02 Jan 2010   #3

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Hi

Did you make password reset disk?


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02 Jan 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

Unless you can remember your password, remove it later in User Accounts.

When you get back in, suggest you uninstall McAfee paid AV and install Avast free home which is a much lighter weight and less intrusive solution.

Go through Programs and Features and root out other bloatware you don't want. Run msconfig to uncheck all of the Startup Programs except AV and MS entries - the others are freeloaders on your RAM/CPU.
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02 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

It won't let me boot from "Offline NT Password & Registry Editor".
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02 Jan 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

 

Did you get a Windows 7 DVD with the laptop, or make a repair disk? Any disk come with it at all?

Do you remember creating a password when you set up your laptop?

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolso...ssrecovery.htm

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02 Jan 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SKELETA View Post
It won't let me boot from "Offline NT Password & Registry Editor".
What did you burn it with?
What did you burn it to?


Make sure you can boot from cd rom,you can do this via your BIOS (usally esc or del at start up)
And its usally in advanced BIOS options,check boot priorty,make sure Boot From CDROM/Disc is in the list.
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02 Jan 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

 

This is the best rated password recov tool according to reviews. Burn to CD:

Ophcrack v3.3.1 Review - Password Recovery Software Review - Ophcrack Live CD ISO Download
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02 Jan 2010   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I have a windows 7 disk, It doesn't fix it.

I put
NT Pass & Reg Editor on root of a USB FlashDrive.

I've tried Ophcrack.
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02 Jan 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SKELETA View Post
I have a windows 7 disk, It doesn't fix it.

I put
NT Pass & Reg Editor on root of a USB FlashDrive.

I've tried Ophcrack.
Can you burn it to a cd?
The USB is akward to be fair.
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