Administrator password is forgotten

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Microsoft Windows 7
Windows 7 Administration
If the administrator password is forgotten, how do you log into your computer if the password is a requirement? I remember there being a way to override this step.

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Maybe if you have the factory built one, but other than that, if it is Windows, that is the one you set.  If you have another account that has admin rights, then you can have that account change the admin password.  If not, I suggest you go out on the web and look for a password breaker to try to hack that password.

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  • sampatrik
    Hi Debrajoan, According to me this is not possible to override this step because if you want to login as administrator then you must enter administrator password. If you have forgotten your administrator then use Stellar Phoenix Password Recovery to login into your administrative account.
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  • TomLiotta
    Why is there no 'Vote to delete' for this question? -- Tom
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  • Subhendu Sen
    How did u forget admin password!! It is not a good way to hacking other's password. If u r an administrator/ have admin rights, I think u should know the procedure that how to handle this situation.
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  • bhannah
    Since you did not say if it was the bio's password or the windows admin password, I will comment on here.  If it is the bio's password, then you will have to get the company that wrote the bios to break it.  If it is the windows admin password, then there are several good ones available from the web, that will open the registry hive where that password is stored, and reset it back to blank.  They use linux to do this.
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