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Forgotten Password

By speedy1960
Dec 16, 2008
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  1. I have a Aspire 5633 laptop. I have not used it for a while. I am having a serious problem,i have forgotten my password for signing in.Without taking it to a PC shop to have everything installed again, can anyone help if there is anyway round this. It is a Windows vista operating system.
  2. andyc

    andyc TS Rookie Posts: 22

    Hi! You can use the "ntpasswd" boot disk to reset your user account's password. The iso image can be found here. The author's original home page seems to be offline.
    Download the ISO and burn it to a CD using your favourite software.
  3. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

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