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Windows 7: After initial setup of new laptop, I can't login

02 Apr 2012   #11
Microsoft MVP


Use this to try getting in - worked for me: Password Reset

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Or you can take it back.

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03 Apr 2012   #12

Win 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredButters View Post
I even tried adjusting my hands one key to the left, then to the right to see if I was just not used to the newer keyboard.
I did not, however, adjust only my right had to the right and type my password. I moved from a 15" to a 17" and apparently was thrown off by the larger keyboard.

Interesting that I had three Password Recovery boot tools fail on me. OphCrack and Ainorsoft's Basic DVD and Enhanced USB products.

Next up, I'll have to create a password reset disk/USB

Thanks for all the suggestions.
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