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HP notebook

by tainosoul / November 11, 2012 11:28 PM PST

I purchase an HP notebook fro someone that was having a moving sale. Widows XP thought itwold be great for my photo projects,I have an old program that I can't update and won't work on any of the new operating systems (Picture it) One catch, can't get into the notebook, it is password protected and when I asked the guy I purchased it from he told me it as been so long that he doesn't remember it. Tells me to reset it????? HELPPPPPPP, please.

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Did you try NTPASSWD?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 11, 2012 11:43 PM PST
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It's free, takes about 5 minutes and has tutorials on the web so I'll stop here.

Remember you posted about getting into XP. If this is a bios password issue, you didn't say.
Bob

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No not sure
by tainosoul / November 12, 2012 12:34 AM PST
In reply to: Did you try NTPASSWD?

I am not sure, I know the operating system is XP. Trying to start up the notebook. I power it on and that's as far as I go. Can't start up the notebook. Password protected.

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So not a XP issue at all?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 12, 2012 12:37 AM PST
In reply to: No not sure

And without the model number (sorry I can't find it) we can't discuss if there is any BIOS password backdoor or reset.

I know this is likely your first encounter with this issue but hope you understand the issue better.
Bob

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Model #
by tainosoul / November 12, 2012 12:57 AM PST

hp model # nc6620

Sorry If I am missing some other info please let me know. I obviously am not the brightest in this area. (That's putting it mildly I know)

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I can't find a reset for that model.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 12, 2012 1:19 AM PST
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Thank You
by tainosoul / November 12, 2012 3:43 AM PST

Thank You Happy

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