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Forgot Admin Password

My question: Is there a way to reset my Admin password without a password reset disk? It seems the password I have used as my Admin password on this computer since I got it, is not the correct one. If it wasn't the Admins account I wouldn't care, I'd just make another user account.
Please Help!!!!

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Have you tried Safe Mode yet?

If so, was there a default "Admin" account?

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Please give PC details.

Post was last edited on March 12, 2018 4:42 PM PDT

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Just a few weeks ago I had to work around this.
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Using bootable CD

If you can still get in to Windows as admin, you can use John the Ripper, Cain & Abel and other tools to crack your password.
https://www.lifewire.com/free-windows-password-recovery-tools-2626179

When you're locked out of admin account at all, boot your system from bootable CDs like Trinity Rescue Kit, which can help you remove the password with ease.
https://www.top-password.com/knowledge/reset-my-windows-password-forgot.html

Of course, reinstalling is always good option if you don't care about the data on your PC.

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