Cant remember password on welcome screen

  martd7 19:08 18 Aug 2014
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My daughters laptop has windows 7,she changed the password on the welcome screen and cannot remember it

Anyway to bypass it without a reinstall of windows?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:11 18 Aug 2014

productcdkey_viewer install on another machine, take drive out of laptop and put in caddy and attch to other machine. use the utility to find the password on the external drive.

  martd7 11:16 19 Aug 2014

Laptops one without a cd drive Thanks

  martd7 12:29 19 Aug 2014

The program your link refers to is for the product key,its the welcome screen password I need to bypass

  Aitchbee 13:58 19 Aug 2014

I had a similar logon problem last year but managed to get it fixed with the forum's help.

click here

  Aitchbee 14:07 19 Aug 2014

Sorry for raising your hopes, but the fix I refered to required a cd drive, although it might work with an external drive if you can get it to boot first by changing the Bios settings on the laptop first.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:28 19 Aug 2014
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  martd7 20:33 20 Aug 2014

Thanks for help,fortunately daughters managed to remember the password

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:26 20 Aug 2014

Now make a password reset disk for when she forgets it again :0)

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