troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 can't login

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petewinterFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Windows OSWindows 7
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I have been gave a PC laptop which has Windows 7 Professional as the operating system. My problem is I don't have the password to login.

I don't need anything of the files on the laptop, I just need to get it working. How do I do this?

Another problem is I don't have the original cd / dvd to reinstall the operating system. So my questions are...

Can I get passed the password login with out reinstalling the operating system?

If I need to re-install the operating system I assume I just need to buy cd / dvd to re-install from or can I just download the operating system and do it via a external hard drive, etc.
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