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Windows 7: Forgotten Admin Password Cannot Access Windows Desktop

19 May 2010   #11

Windows XP

awesome your a legend thanks so much will definitely try it and get back to you thanks and put some socks on your bare-feet if you were here in New Zealand they would freeze thanks so much

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19 May 2010   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello daashyte.

You're welcome, do keep us informed; here where I'm at it's 30c or 85F outside.
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19 May 2010   #13

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

You will like System restore. It should not affect any personal data, but will return the OS to the point prior to the problem. After you are set up, I wil tell you how to protect yourself from devestating problems in the future, with the proper backup procedures.
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19 May 2010   #14
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Here's another very useful tutorial for when you get back in to your account.

System Restore Point : Create at System Startup
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