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by BatmanRattey / March 12, 2017 4:11 PM PDT

My son went to college this year gave me his old computer, the account on it is the administrator. There is one issue I cannot update or change settings on it I have tried the login for the the computer but it isn't right he doesn't remember the password that was set when he purchased the laptop. It's a dell inspirion with windows 7

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by Dafydd Forum moderator / March 12, 2017 4:16 PM PDT
In reply to: Group policy editd

That should do it.

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Figure about 5 minute job
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 12, 2017 4:28 PM PDT
In reply to: Google NTPASSWD.

Once you have your NTPASSWD boot media.

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(NT) still not allowing me to update my computer,
by BatmanRattey / March 27, 2017 9:40 PM PDT
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NTPASSWD is not used to update a computer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2017 9:15 AM PDT

Try explaining your issue in more detail.

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I'll check it out
by BatmanRattey / March 12, 2017 9:28 PM PDT
In reply to: Google NTPASSWD.

What happens when I go to update it comes up with a box to enter admin name and password neither of what I have works, I have tried command prompt safe mode but I keep getting "access denied" due to lack of permission

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I've never encountered that error with NTPASSWD.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 13, 2017 4:37 AM PDT
In reply to: I'll check it out

I boot it, reset the password and exit. Takes about 5 minutes total. Are you talking about a Windows command prompt?

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