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dekrinn

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I have a new Dell laptop and spilled a little water on it over a week ago. I let it dry out for a couple days, blahblah, and somehow my password has been reset when I try to login. I talked to a friend of mine who knows a thing or two about computers and he told me to press f8 six to eight times while the computer was rebooting, and that worked fine for a couple days. Now it's back to not letting me login no matter if I press f8 or not. I don't really understand how water could have reset my password, but I'm guessing the best solution will be to at least get myself logged in and change my settings so that a password isn't required to start up (I'm the only one who uses the computer).
ANYWAY. Any suggestions on how to either bypass the password screen or figure out how it got changed in the first place?
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Hi there :) Welcome to the GeeksToGo forums!

Regrettably, because of the nature of online help, we cannot help with password retrieval or circumvention. Our Terms of Use prohibits anyone in GeeksToGo from providing this kind of help.

You should probably take your computer into a shop anyway to verify that the water has not affected other parts of your system.
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