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Windows 7: Administrator account issues

17 Jan 2011   #11
Cr00zng

Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, OSX El Capitan, Windows 10 (VMware)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oneillt90 View Post
I don't understand how to use that, I download the file, then copy it to a cd and put it in before I boot off it?
Use the CD image (ISO) download and burn the image to a CD. You'll need to change the boot order in the BIOS, if the boot order specifies the hard drive as the first booting device; change it to the CD in that case. It is a lot easier to use it, if you read the manual at link posted earlier...


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17 Jan 2011   #12
Cr00zng

Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, OSX El Capitan, Windows 10 (VMware)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joules View Post
Yes that little administrator password remover will make you smile again...
It will since he has physical access to the laptop. One can protect against the password remover, even with physical access to the laptop, by encrypting the hard drive. Short of that, one could also set hard drive password that the Linux boot disk cannot bypass either.
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17 Jan 2011   #13
James Colbert

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oneillt90 View Post
I don't understand how to use that, I download the file, then copy it to a cd and put it in before I boot off it?


Method 3 at the below link will guide you through the process of using the utility recommended in this thread (OfflineNT):

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

Be sure to scroll down to Method 3

(scroll about 1/3 down the page)

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