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My daughter changed her password on her Gateway machine and now can't remember the password. Is there a way to get around this?
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If your daughter didn't make a password recovery floppy at the time she created the password, you'll need to use third party software such as:
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Edited by Macboatmaster, 09 February 2012 - 04:07 PM.
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You can reset a lost or forgot Windows password with 4 methods below:

1. Another valid administrator account which can normally log on.

2. A password reset disk or a repair disc, which is created in advance ( before you lost password ).

3. Third-party software to create a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB,
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4. Re-install. Will lose data.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 09 February 2012 - 04:01 PM.
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Firstly as a new member - welcome to GeekstoGo.

Secondly you have posted TODAY on a thread that is OVER FIVE years old

Also the link you posted is a link to totally unreliable and untrusted software, please see this report from Web of Trust

Finally for your future information please do not post any suggestion regarding recovering lost passwords that involves the use of any such program.

From out Terms of Use.

Due to the nature of online help we are not able to verify ownership, and will not be able to help bypass or recover any user passwords, cd keys, license codes, serial numbers, etc.

Thank you for your future co-operation and please accept that we do appreciate that it is an easy mistake to make when you have only just joined.
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