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My buddy is locked out of his brand new laptop, running windows 7 and whats the easiest/quickest way to reset password? He cant get into windows AT ALL.
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Download LiveCD, burn, boot from it.
    
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hey guys what about safe mode?
most computers i see have no password on the admin account in safe mode.
log on then you can try to remove the passowrd on your regular account.
if this doesn't work
log on with super administrator while in safe mode
http://www.computerperformance.co.uk...r_activate.htm

"another benefit of knowing this method is to keep the hidden Vista administrator account as a 'back door', for example, if you inadvertently lock out your main account. Sitting there at your computer, you can never believe that you will be so foolish as to lock yourself out, yet logic dictates that somewhere in the world, someone has just done that: locked themselves out of Vista. Would not they like to know how to activate the administrator account?"

also there is another thread about this.
http://www.overclock.net/windows/748...ord-vista.html

ps. vista and 7 are virtually the same OS
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