Forgot Admin Password: Windows Vista Home Basic

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by Seeking, May 4, 2008.

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    CrucialHoax Guest

    Did you hard shutdown? As in did you hold the power button till i
    shutdown
     
    CrucialHoax, Oct 7, 2009
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    nickio04 Guest

    Yes
    I'm assuming I need to correctly shut down the computer and not jus
    get aggitate and do the hard shutdown
     
    nickio04, Oct 7, 2009
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    CrucialHoax Guest

    Correct. Run the computer and shut it down and power it up about
    times. Shutting it down correctly should resolve this matter. Post bac
    :
     
    CrucialHoax, Oct 7, 2009
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    nickio04 Guest

    Well I tried that and still got the same error.
     
    nickio04, Oct 7, 2009
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    CrucialHoax Guest

    Hmm... Are you sure your following the instructions correctly?
     
    CrucialHoax, Oct 7, 2009
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    nickio04 Guest

    Yes i even printed them out to follow them and my friend double checked.
    my computer going to be an expensive lawn ornament soon!!
     
    nickio04, Oct 7, 2009
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    CrucialHoax Guest

    I don't see why its not letting you wipe it. You have shut down cleanly?
    Was it burnt correctly? I've -only- received that error when I hard
    shutdown. Never any other reason. If your following the instructions to
    the tee everything should fall into place. I'm sorry I haven't been much
    use, I haven't used that program in 4 months.
     
    CrucialHoax, Oct 7, 2009
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    nickio04 Guest

    I think i'm going to try one of those password reset programs and see if
    they work? I Dont know what else to do at this point. So do they work or
    are they a waste of money?
     
    nickio04, Oct 7, 2009
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    CrucialHoax Guest

    Whoa whoa, don't buy anything, more than likely its a scam. Please, do
    NOT buy anything. Try using Ophcrack. It will crack the password and
    give it to you so you can sign in then change it from there. Only thing
    is, if you had symbols in the password it wont crack it.

    http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/
     
    CrucialHoax, Oct 7, 2009
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