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amnesia password challanged

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I had a very tragic ordeal happen to me in March and I seemed to have forgotten my password for my toshiba lap top. Is there anything I can do to change the password or break that one. I have tried every pass word I can think of and I can not get windows to open without the admin. pass word
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Hey there amnesia password challanged, welcome to Geeks To Go Forums.

Unfortunatly GTG cannot help you with your problem. Since we can not be sure that it is your computer. You could use this information in a melisious way. Since GTG cannot help. I will give you a tip:


Sorry. Cool :whistling:
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wendy k. walker

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Hey Boo, I'll go one up on spike hacker inc, and give you another brainstorm, rush on off to a store like say "Best Buy" where they have the Geek Squad and get them to do a data retrieval thing to save as much of your stuff as you can, then run your rescue/restore disk and start from scratch.

That's what I just had to do. btw it doesn't matter which one of these online help services you go to, or how you ask that question, because the answer will always be "Sorry Dude, we don't help people crack a system."

♥ Wendy
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If you have lost or forgotten your password for logging in to a computer running the Windows XP operating system, there are a few different options:

If you created a password reset disk for Windows XP, you can use that disk to reset the password on your account. For more information on how to create and use password reset disks go to the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

How to create and use a password reset disk for a computer that is not a domain member in Windows XP

How to create and use a password reset disk for a computer in a domain in Windows XP

If you don't have a password reset disk, the other option is to log on as the Administrator (or to have the person who is the machine's Administrator log on) and change the password for your user account. For information on how to do this go to the following Microsoft article:

How to Log On to Windows XP If You Forget Your Password or Your Password Expires.

If you don't know the Administrator password, and don't have a password reset disk, then you will not be able to log on to Windows XP, and will need to reinstall the operating system and recreate any user accounts.

Due to the fact that we cannot verify the truthfulness of your request, we cannot offer any other help to recover any passwords for any system or software installed on your (or anyone Else's) computer. You may very well be asking for legitimate help in a legitimate situation but we cannot be sure of this. For all we know you could be a child trying to get into a parent's account or worse, someone trying to gain access to information that you have been explicitly denied access to by someone of higher authority.

If you have any problems with this please contact a Moderator or an Admin...

Thanks to Dsenette for the instruction.
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