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jbauer62
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Help, how to bypass password?

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I ran the fingerprint update and now it's asking for my password which I forgot a long time ago. I always just used my fingerprint recognition.
I know it sounds fishy, but this REALLY is my notebook. I can't get logged in because I can't remember the password I set up over a year ago.
Anyone who can help please email me at {Personal Information Removed}
Thanks!

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DavidPK
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Registered: ‎09-24-2010
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Re: Help, how to bypass password?

Hi,

 

Download the application on the following link and save it to your Desktop.

 

PC LoginNow

 

Next, download and install  ImgBurn.

 

Now, download and install 7-Zip.  When installed, right click the PC LoginNow download, select 7-Zip, select Extract Files and click OK.  Open the newly extracted folder and use ImgBurn to correctly burn the ISO file to a CD.  A guide on how to use this is on the link below.

 

PC LoginNow Guide

 

Insert the CD into your PC you can't log in to and restart to boot from the disc.

 

Hopefully this should simply remove your password altogether, so you can then just setup a new one.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K



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jbauer62
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Re: Help, how to bypass password?

Thanks for the quick response.

Don't I have to do this to my laptop that I can't log in to?  I can't get to where I can download

things, etc since I can't get past the login prompt.  The ONE password I didn't write down

(I have a really bad case of CRS).

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DavidPK
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Re: Help, how to bypass password?

Hi,

 

You need to create the CD on another PC.  When you have done this, insert the CD into the notebook you can't login on and restart it to boot from the CD - then follow the instruction to remove the password.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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jbauer62
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Re: Help, how to bypass password?

Again, my thanks!

I was unable to get my laptop to boot from the CD/DVD rom. I went in to the set up

and highlighted CD/DVD but then when I'd hit <enter> like the instructions said, it

just went ahead and continued loading windows, then asking for my password.

I tried several times, rebooting each time and it never hit the CD ROM.

 

The good news is .... I mostly by accident, remembered my dang password!

So I'm in!!!

 

Thanks again for all your help and for responding so quickly.

jb

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DavidPK
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Re: Help, how to bypass password?

Hi,

 

You're welcome :smileyhappy:

 

All the best,

 

DP-K

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