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Posted on 2011-09-06
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Hi Experts,

Is that a way for me to reboot and reset my Laptop password by only having a User Login ID? I intent to use back my old laptop but I totally forgot my password . Hope Experts could help.
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[MODERATOR EDIT - REMOVAL OF HACKING CD]

If not then use  http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

This is slightly more involved but aloows you to basically "black" any existing passwords for any user on the machine.

Should be a guide on the site.

Blanking the password option has always worked for me in the past using that software
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Check this:

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is this a boot password, or a windows password?
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what laptop are we talking about?  
and is it the bios password?  on modern laptops - that cannot be broken; on older  ones you may have luck
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Hi Nobus,

I'm using HP, I just forgotten my windows login password.
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you can use nordahls password tool, as said above; i use it from the UBCD (very easy): http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/      
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Hi LeeTutor,

Sorry for the delay.
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Hi All,

Thanks for the help.
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