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KingSpore

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I have a friend that received a computer with Windows 98, but when she tries to login she needs a password and username that she doesn't have. Is there any way to remove the password so she can login?

Thanks :whistling:
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Major Payne

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Normally we don't help circumventing password protection, but on an old Win 98 O/S try:

Open the case after turning PC off and unplugging power cord. Temporarily touch PC case metal for a few seconds to discharge any static electricity. Locate the CMOS battery, note battery polarity, and remove it. If there are two shorting posts for battery, short these together for a few seconds. If not, short battery terminals together. Reverse procedure and boot up again. See if that works to remove password login in problem.

Ron

Edited by Major Payne, 06 July 2007 - 09:15 PM.

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Did you try just hitting the "enter" key?
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Did you try just hitting the "enter" key?

I would have suggested that if OP hadn't said it was asking for a Username along with a password.

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