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Windows 7: Forgot administrator password,Cannot open downloaded files

24 May 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Forgot administrator password,Cannot open downloaded files

I have two users in my Laptop, I had activated the hidden administrator account and have two users, I had password protected my administrator account with a measly password but forgot it the next day,I now can use only the user account which has no privileges, so ,to reset my password i tried to install windows password recovery but i cant open it because the user is under user account control and so i cant even open the file without entering the password ..... Please help
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24 May 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

One of these tutorials might be able to help you.

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

Password Reset : Using System Restore in Windows 7

Password Reset

We have limited methods that we can use because of the forum rules.
6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.

Please read.
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24 May 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP

You can buy a program such as shown here to remove some passwords: Spotmau Powersuite: Boot Up Any Crashed Windows Computer, 5 Star Award PC Tool .
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