we dont have the local admin password and we need to get in. how can i get in?

we do not know the local admin password on a laptop and we need to get in. what can do to get in and change the password?
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A simple reinstall of the OS will do it rather nicely
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Hacve you simply tried hitting enter with no password in the local machine?
I wonder how many thousands (tens or hundreds of thousands?) of times this question has been asked on this site?  Why doesn't anybody ever just search the Previously Answered Questions?   Grumble, grumble...

>> Why doesn't anybody ever just search the Previously Answered Questions? Grumble, grumble...
Must agree!
Stupid question (the ones I am best at...)   :^)

Arent the limited members not able to search? or was this something that has changed recently? I remember way back when searching was restricted to premium members or qualified experts....
The Asker is a PSM - so no issues searching - I don't know about Limited - never been there... =)

phaseforwardIT, any update?
Yea, I knew this one was... But alot of them arent, and I just seem to remember being limited on the search ability....
Forced accept.

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