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Windows 7: win 7 logon asking for nonexistant password

08 Dec 2015   #1

windows home premium 32bit
win 7 logon asking for nonexistant password

Allowed windows update at shut down, following morning computer boots to sign in screen, asking for password. I have never used a password for windows. When trying to boot into safe mode, it skips to the logon screen bypassing safe mode completely. I am stuck at this point and can't get any further.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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08 Dec 2015   #2

Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit / Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit dual-boot

First things first. At the password screen don't bother entering a password. Instead, just press the ENTER key.

If that fails you may wish to try a password recovery tool. Here's a link to several free ones. Basically, you download one of the free recovery tool programs and burn it onto a blank CD or DVD. Then you insert the CD in the problem computer and boot from the disk.

Good luck.
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08 Dec 2015   #3

Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit / Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit dual-boot

Oops, forgot to include the link:

7 Free Windows Password Recovery Tools (December 2015)
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