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Windows 7 Start: How to reset admin password?


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mister leigh

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So my Dad has this old laptop with Windows 7 Starter on it. He lost the admin password to it and he can't install any programs.

 

How do I reset the admin password? I tried doing the sethc.exe/sticky keys thing but it keeps telling me access is denied?


Edited by mister leigh, Yesterday, 02:59 PM.

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When I boot to the command prompt and enter the commands that article tells me to, it says: "System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied."


Edited by mister leigh, Yesterday, 03:44 PM.

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