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Windows loggin password help Dell

By Alpine7995
Nov 20, 2007
  1. Hello i recently bought a labtop off my friend that he bought from ebay but couldnt log on so he sold it to me for cheap, well the problem is that we cant log into windows at all, seems like some company owned it before because is isnt the normal xp login can you guys help please? The labtop is a Dell Latitude D620 and why does it have a windows vista sticker on the keyboard and have the vista product key on the bottom of it but says windows xp on start up? p.s only came with charger and labtop no disk's or anything thanks you
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,994   +168

    If you are really talking about a Windows log-on password and not a Bios or hard drive password, this should be easy.

    Boot into Safe Mode. Log-in as Administrator. Go into Control Panel, User Accounts. Select the user acount with the password, and remove the password. Reboot into normal Windows
     
  3. Alpine7995

    Alpine7995 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes im talkign about windows login, i tryed the safe mode, administrator thing and it said i needed a password so idk what to do
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,994   +168

    How many User accounts do you see when booting into the Safe Mode? You could always wipe the hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows on the laptop
     
  5. Alpine7995

    Alpine7995 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yea this is like a business loggin you have you put a user name like H2934 and then a password, i would put a new fresh windows but i dont have any of the disk's and i cant find any online and i would like it to be a vista windows
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,994   +168

    You probably wouldn't want all the crud that is on the laptop now anyway. Be carefull installing Vista on it. The hardware requirements in Vista are much more important to know. You need more memory, a big hard drive and better video than XP requires...

    Good Luck
     
  7. Alpine7995

    Alpine7995 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i really dont care, i just want to get this going so how would i be able to hack this and get into it and how would i be able to restore it or get a restore disk on it but ill be fine with xp
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,994   +168

    Save your pennies and when you can, purchase a copy of XP Pro and install a fresh copy of XP on the laptop. You don't know anyone that might have an XP CD?
     
  9. Alpine7995

    Alpine7995 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Not that i know of, wish i did...would i be able to download it like off limewire pro or a torrent file?
     
  10. GameJunkie72792

    GameJunkie72792 TS Maniac Posts: 357

    dont download anything off lime, and if you do use a torrent dont bring it here. now if you suddenly "acquire" one thats no ones business at all ;) refer to this thread

    http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic92398.html

    the username you would type would be like Administrator of something like that, try typing administrator with no password and see what happens. if not just reset the password for administrator.


    EDIT** you can just go straight to my site in my sig and in the downloads section get and burn the .iso and refer to my how to on using the cd.
     
  11. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 829

    not tested the cd iso GameJunkie72792 offers but there is many tools around. I have a cd called WinKey and if you boot it up it will change the windows administrator's password to 12345. then you can reboot, login as admin and do whatever you want. the cd size is about 6mb...
    Let me know if I should send it to you (pm me with email address)

    cheers, mscrx
     
     
  12. GameJunkie72792

    GameJunkie72792 TS Maniac Posts: 357

    it sounds like that one is alot easier to use. ie just found that the one i offer is my favorite :D and for me easier to use.
     
  13. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 829

    @GameJunkie72792 I can send it to you if you'd like to try it
     
  14. Alpine7995

    Alpine7995 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hey ill try that, i pmed you my email and yea thanks
     
  15. hadi_conk

    hadi_conk TS Rookie

    introductions

    hello ...

    i'm new member of this forum....
     
  16. mscrx

    mscrx TS Rookie Posts: 829

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