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Windows 7: Forgotin admin password

01 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Forgotin admin password

i have a tower that has windows 7 Pro and i made 2 accounts: in admin the other standard w/ controls.... i recently pulled it out of storage, but i forgot my password for my admin and was wondering if the is any thing that can be done so the i can gain access to my computer again?

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01 Feb 2011   #2


hello and welcome,
you have 2 account, admin and user account. you can login to user account and can't logon to admin account,rite?
login to user account and see that's u have access to admin one. i mean maybe the user account is one of the group admin. if not, so you must go to google and search the third party. and the other ways is you can try this tutor
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