My computer is logged in with unknown password

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My computer is loged with unknown password how can i un lock it

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Without the password you would have to reinstall the operating system.

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What is the operating system ?

Do you mean that the operating system session is locked ?

If so,

If it is windows, it can be unlocked only with the logged user password, or an administrator (all unsaved work will be lost if you switch user to unlock it with an administrator account).

If it is linux, you will probably be able to unlock it by switching to any other user account (all unsaved work will be lost if you switch user to unlock it).

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Yes please provide more details to get the assistance you need. If this is a BIOS password, what type of system is it? Laptop? Desktop? Thanks.

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  • BrentSheets
    Hello Taar. Please don't take this personally but I'm always leery of questions like these from first time posters. Please provide much more detail. Thank you for understanding and welcome to IT Knowledge Exchange.
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  • SmallSwallow
    There's a way to reset Administrator password and it doesn’t involve reformatting and reinstalling Windows. The solution is called Windows Password Recovery 6.0. It can reset almost all Windows passwords in seconds. It is a great windows password recovery tool: http://www.recoverlostpassword.com you can log in again just in one second. It also support windows 7 password reset.
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  • Taar
    There is one software namely : "Windows Password Unlocker" the cheapest tools, you need to take help from website. 1. Free download from Windows Password Unlocker Official site . 2. Burn the image file onto an blank CD: Decompress the tools and note that there is an .ISO image file. Burn the image file onto an blank CD with the burner freely supported by Windows Password Unlocker Official site. 3.Insert the newly created CD into the locked computer and re-boot it from the CD drive. 4. more steps your need to follow in their "how to use" . Free trail Windows Password Recovery Tool---Windows Password Unlocker is highly recommended
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  • andywest
    It seems that you have enabled automatic logon feature in Windows, follow these steps to disable the automatic logon:
    1. Press Windows + R to open the Run command, type netplwiz or control userpasswords2 and press Enter.
    2. Under the Users tab, check the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer option, click Ok.

    Now reboot your computer and the system will prompt you for a password in order to login. But if you forgot your Windows password, you can reset it using PCUnlocker program.

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