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I teach high-school kids computer applications. One of my darling girls either somehow changed the login password on her computer (standalone), although possibly the computer malfunctioned because it's an old, donated machine.  Now we can't get in and I'm one computer short for my class!  Any suggestions on what to do? Thanks for any help.
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Hi shaynefruma,

Take a look here: http:Q_20723476.html

Greetings,

LucF
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If you are using windows 2000 you  can reset the password using this utility:

http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

(make sure none of your students are around when you're using this, you wouldn't want them changing it again on you)

Let me know how this works for you.

Justin
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Justin, check my link ;-)
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Oh- Well darn.
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No problem ;-)
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I believe I answered this question http:#10678213 although it was only a link to known information.

LucF
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