How to bypass admin password for vista business?

Posted on 2009-02-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I received a hard drive that has Windows vista business on it and there is only 1 account set up on it and it requires a password.I dont know it nor do i know how to get a hold of the original owner cause i moved out of state.What can i do to get past this password so i can change it.I dont have to vista cd to reinstall either.
Question by:intel_inside3813
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    you have two waysThe easy way:
    download Hiren's boot cd
     Boot to the cd and run one of the password changers. the programs on the
     CD are listed here:

    The hard way:

    Good Luck

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