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28 Jan 2010   #1

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how do you workaround forgotten password in windows 7

hi,
My sons laptop is a entertainment laptop with out a cd drive. He has forgotten his password and there is no administrator account. How can i get the password reset or workaround it? Any help would be appreciated greatly.

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28 Jan 2010   #2

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28 Jan 2010   #3

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problem is i cannot get in to winRe because i don't remember the password, and the other selection in local user is usergroup$ which i cannot find the password for that. And the laptop doesn't have a cd drive. anything that can be done from the usb port?
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28 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

you need hirens boot cd on a flash drive boot from that and clear the password
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28 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

If you burn the ISO from this site Offline NT Password & Registry Editor to USB stick and boot from USB it should work. Just follow the instructions closely. It looks scary and all but I had to use that Program a few weeks ago on my son's computer and it worked.
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28 Jan 2010   #6

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Downloading now, i will giv eit a shot. Thank you very much
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