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toyowner

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My laptop is asking for a password at startup to let me in. My wife and I never developed one ever sicne we bought it 3 years ago. It started after a lockup and reboot with power unplugged and battery pulled. We haven't been able to log og for over a week.???????????????
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Actually, my PC does the same thing and I don't know why. It started after Service Pack 2 was installed, if I remember correctly.

Either way - the solution is actually extremely easy. Simply leave the username field what it already is, while leaving the password field blank, and just hit OK or press ENTER.

If this works then all should go well; if not, then it may be a different scenario...
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We've tried leaving it blank...
We've tried typing in "admin"...
We've tried typing in "password"...

Any other suggestions???

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You need to use the old style log on screen for this trick to work. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del twice to switch to the old style.
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Not only does Windows and the Network have logins. but Setup has logins, including one for power up. Exactly what is asking for the password? :tazz:
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