optiple gx520 system password

By YuckiestMilf
Oct 5, 2007
  1. I have a dell optiplex gx520 which was given to me bt a friend. I get it home to hook it up but it boots straight to a system password. i cannot hit f2 or f12 because it goes straight to password. i have removed the battery for 2 weeks and reinstalled but no good. I have tried running xp but it wont boot from disk. Anyone have any ideas?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    No wonder your friend gave it to you. Does he know the password?
  3. pdyckman@comcas

    pdyckman@comcas TS Rookie Posts: 527

    Try not putting in a password and just hit "enter". I had a machine with XP PRO and it asked me for my system password. I was bummed because I thought that I would never get in. As a last resort I skipped entering the password and hit "enter" and it (luckily) let me in. The chances are not good, but try it.
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