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Windows 7: Forgot login password. No start button/menu 2 reset 2 factory settings

15 Mar 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64
Forgot login password. No start button/menu 2 reset 2 factory settings

My desktop Dell is Windows 7 Professional. I am complete computer beginner. During setup try, screen "disappeared" before I could write down my login password, etc. No Start Button, Start Menu, or taskbar will appear. I can't advance beyond screen requesting my forgotten password. Can't log on. Please...can anyone help?
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16 Mar 2016   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64 1909 - 18363.657 XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

Sorry Forum Rules prohibit help with password issues - please visit a local technician with proof of ownership and they will probably be able to help you
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