Help I've lost the admin password!

  Neenie1980 10:14 12 Dec 2014

Can anyone help me? I have forgotten the admin password for the dell laptop running vista. I have tried every combination of every password I normally use to no avail. It was second hand so have no set up disks and have never created a back up disk. Is there a way to bypass/change/remove the password? We can use the laptop as a different user but cant add or remove any software, printers, etc. Thanks in advance.

  northumbria61 17:18 12 Dec 2014

There may be something here How to Find Administrator Password to help you

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:11 12 Dec 2014

If you cannot get in using the above

Download and Burn a linux disc and boot from it to get all the data you need off the laptop onto external drive(s)

then reset the laptop to factory settings.

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