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    hi all,
    can someone please help me with this. i am the administrator to this laptop but iv entered the correct password and it is saying that it is wrong, i havn't changed it at all.
    i have windows XP, and for now i am using a different account, but it is very limited and i really need to get to my files as they are important.

    kind regards

  • #2
    Re: help locked out of my laptop!!!

    Have you looked in the "Forgot Administrator Password" Forum:

    http://forums.petri.com/forumdisplay.php?f=27

    Read posts in there first!

    Thread reported for movement to the "Forgot Administrator Password" Forum

    Michael
    Michael Armstrong
    www.m80arm.co.uk
    MCITP: EA, MCTS, MCSE 2003, MCSA 2003: Messaging, CCA, VCP 3.5, 4, 5, VCAP5-DCD, VCAP5-DCA, ITIL, MCP, PGP Certified Technician

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    • #3
      Re: help locked out of my laptop!!!

      Thread Moved.
      Marcel
      Technical Consultant
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      • #4
        Re: help locked out of my laptop!!!

        thank you for the advice and i apologize for not reading the whole section first, but i was in a panic.
        unfortuantly i couldnt see a solution on there or any where else on the site.
        would anyone have any ideas i could try please?

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        • #5
          Re: help locked out of my laptop!!!

          Telling us that you did not see a solution while NOT telling us why you think so isn't helpful. What did you try to fix your situation? Did you try any of the methods described in the said article?
          Cheers,

          Daniel Petri
          Microsoft Most Valuable Professional - Active Directory Directory Services
          MCSA/E, MCTS, MCITP, MCT

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          • #6
            Re: help locked out of my laptop!!!

            well nothing worked, and there was nothing for windows xp.
            iv just got a number for tech guys so ill give them a call.

            thanks all

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