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saturn1975

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I had a computer given to me. However i cant get into it. At start up i need a password how do i get around this.
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you get the password from the person who gave it to and then change the password to something you can remember

There are several passwords that you could be referring to

You can set up a password in bios that will prevent the machine from even booting up, plus the various windows passwords. You need to specify what password when you ask the person you got this from
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You'll have to get the password from the person who gave you the computer. You could try to type in "admin" or "login".

Those are usually the default passwords for a new computer. Let me know how it went.

FKG
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The fellow does not recall the password.
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then how did he start his system?
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Be more specific to the perosn your asking and theyrll remember. Edited to remove advice to "hack your way in". We do NOT advise people to do that, even as a joke
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We understand your predicament, however we cannot teach you how to circumvent the password. Even though your reason may be legit, and you truly may have been given (or bought) the pc...the next person looking to bypass a password may very well be doing so to hack someone's computer. We cannot, therefore, tell you how...because we'd end up helping someone break the law down the line. :tazz:

Thanks for understanding. :)
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