Admin Password forgotten for vista

  mak2 17:53 08 Apr 2008
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My friends forgotten his admin password for vista home basic. He can't uninstall any programs or alike. Is there anything I can do quickly to get him up & running.

  rossgolf 18:04 08 Apr 2008

click here
I Forgot My Administrator Password!

  mak2 18:10 08 Apr 2008

will this work with Vista, page shows XP

  skidzy 18:12 08 Apr 2008

Ross its Vista mate :-)

Mak2 click here

This works perfectly in xp but unsure about Vista,click here

You will have to try safemode and hope this is not protected.

if you have another account on the machine,try from that.

  rossgolf 18:19 08 Apr 2008

wouldnt it work with vista then :S lol
havent got vista so i aint got a clue lol

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:22 08 Apr 2008

Vista is much more secure than XP when it comes to the Administrator password.

You may have to backup what you can and do a fresh install.

  peter99co 18:31 08 Apr 2008

This might help it was an earlier post

click here

  peter99co 18:34 08 Apr 2008

See Tip number 50 above

  skidzy 18:35 08 Apr 2008

Offline NT Password and Registry Editor walk through guide.
click here

select Bootdisk and scroll through to the WALK THROUGH INSTRUCTIONS.

Best to print them first.

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