Windows password override

By gerro
Jul 8, 2008
  1. Hi All

    I'm just new to this forum, i have a problem with donation PC as i can not remove password dialogue box and i do not have a password.

    Please help me how override this password.

    thanks in advance.

  2. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Is the password on a Admin account or a sub account?

    Also, does the BIOS have a password?
  3. gerro

    gerro TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The PC that i have is a donation but when i turn power on it brings up username and password which i dont have the info. its just a normal PC though.

    I want to override this such problem how can i do this?

    I did access the bios and i changed the password but still no luck.

    please help.
  4. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    If you can boot into Safe Mode and the main Administrator account isn't blocked ( The one that is hidden and only seen in safe mode ) then you can unlock the password.

    Boot into safemode's administrator account, it normally doesn't have a password so just click it and log in.

    When you're at the windows part, go to Start > Run and type control userpasswords2 and under the account you want to reset the password click it and press the "Reset password" part, enter what you want and you'll be able to log in under that password.
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