Vista Password

  tiberius 16:35 21 Jul 2008
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We have not accessed my wife's computer for some time and now find that we cannot log on. We know the last password but it is not accepted, and when pressing the reset button it tells us that disc is required in Drive G - we have no idea what this is. How on earth can we get on to this wretched computer? Any help would be appreciated.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:03 21 Jul 2008

Do you have another admiistrator account on the machine?

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  crosstrainer 17:10 21 Jul 2008

Also check caps lock isn't on (passwords are case specific)

  spex75 20:57 21 Jul 2008

Ophcrack works a treat (Google it) Its free and tells you what your password is.

The reset password ask for a disk that you made when you set your password, if you didn't make a disk then you won't be able to reset the password

  spex75 20:58 21 Jul 2008
  tiberius 17:03 22 Jul 2008

Many thanks to you all. All is well now and this only confirms what a dumbo I am with computing.

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