Remove Administrator Without Password


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 7 64 bit
       #1

    Remove Administrator Without Password


    I have acquired an old business computer and do not know the administrator User or Password. How can I remove this control from the laptop?
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  2. Posts : 713
    Win 7 Pro, SP1, x86, Win-11/Pro/64
       #2

    All you need is a boot disk, with the "Password Removal Tool" on it.
    Remove the password, and the PC is yours, to do with as you please.
    Bring it here and I'll fix it for you.


    PS: Any PC shop or tech should have such a program.
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  3. Posts : 66
    Windows 7 Starter SP1
       #3

    While this does not answer your question exactly, unless there is something particular you want off the computer as it is, you would be best to perform a clean installation of Windows.

    Clean Install Windows 7 | Tutorials (sevenforums.com)

    Fox Computers
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  4. Posts : 713
    Win 7 Pro, SP1, x86, Win-11/Pro/64
       #4

    If you weren't so far away, I'd just say bring it on down here and I'll fix it for you.
    Any computer repair shop, or tech, should be able to remove that old password for you. You may be asked for proof of ownership.
    Takes less than ten minutes.
    Your problem is nothing new. Happens every day, somewhere in the world. So every working computer tech will be aware of the problem and familiar with the fix. Once you can boot up the PC, to Windows, you can create a New User, for yourself, then log in as the New User, and then delete the old user. That will also delete all the old user's stuff.
    Worse case scenario, you boot up with a Flash Drive with a compatible OS on it, and do a clean install. You do have options!

    Good Luck,
    TM
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  5. Posts : 6,576
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC
       #5

    Casey33 said:
    I have acquired an old business computer and do not know the administrator User or Password. How can I remove this control from the laptop?
    Do you now have access to the computer and just want the old Admin account removed? Or are you asking how to access the computer because you can't?


    Forum pots are always open to interpretation so I always ask for clarification.
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