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I accuired a window 8 computer from my now deceased neighbor. So while setting it up and changing some things for my son whom i gave it to. The adminstrator was changed from within the control panel to myself and the deceased neighbor was changed the local host. So when this change was made it never asked me to create an admin password. So when we dl something it ask for a password from the admin but there is not one. I do not have a recovery disk all i have is what i believe to be the boot manager on a flash drive. I have ordered a recovery disk for the same model tower but it will not come with the product key. The original os i according to HP was windows 8 but according to the info in setting it is running 8.1.
What are my options here?
Thank you.

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For the OEM OS, no product key is required.

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I dont mind moving to w10

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So far so good on the W10 move.

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Post was last edited on December 26, 2017 2:47 PM PST

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Have to agree with Bob.

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I've got a few here, two upgrades and one which came with Win 10. No probs whatsoever.
Dafydd.

Post was last edited on December 26, 2017 2:57 PM PST

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