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Girl friend forgot her password for her laptop using Vista

Nov 24, 2008 3:16AM PST

My Girl friend forgot her password. What software can I use to reset it.
compaq Presario
Windows Vista Home Basic

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Google this one word.
Nov 24, 2008 3:17AM PST

NTPASSWD

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Thanks!
Nov 24, 2008 4:21AM PST

Thanks, I am going to give it a try.
Cheers!

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If..
Jan 1, 2009 9:55AM PST

If you get it to work, make sure that you have two accounts in the computer.. one that has an easy password that you will remember and the other that's your actual every-day used account. So if this ever happens again you have a second account to reset the password via command prompt.

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Thanks!
Jan 3, 2009 3:41AM PST

Thanks for the info. I really appreciate it.

cheers,

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did the password given work?
Feb 14, 2010 4:55AM PST

hi please email me you response. Did the password work that was given to you

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No password was given
Feb 15, 2010 5:12AM PST

Follow the advice to use Google to search for NTPASSWD and you too can set your password.