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    i've got a slight problem with my home computer, as i have changed my account password but it no longer accepts it!

    Can somebody please help me as i need access to the computer to continue my A-Levels...


  • #2
    Re: forgotten admin password

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    • #3
      Re: forgotten admin password

      Dear johnny!
      Do not limit your search to thsi site use other search engines.
      If you belive on open source softwares then you could find better ways to find you pass.


      • #4
        Re: forgotten admin password


        I'm so glad you answered! Really!

        After taking so much from our forums (113 posts, not that much for helping others, but mostly for asking questions yourself) I am sure you would be very greatful if we ask you to post your findings here, on this forum.

        There are many open source tools out there, so don't limit yourself to this forum, use Google or any other search engine and please do come back to us with some nice tips, tools and information on this topic.

        We are all waiting. You are a very active member of these forums, and I'm sure you'd appreciate it if someone else would have done the same for you.

        So please, be our guest.
        Last edited by danielp; 24th February 2006, 14:43.

        Daniel Petri
        Microsoft Most Valuable Professional - Active Directory Directory Services


        • #5
          Re: forgotten admin password


          I suppose [email protected] Password Changer tool should help you. It is a small yet powerful tool that can quckly reset lost or forgotten pass. the tool helped me before so give it a try.