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windows 8.1 admin password reset

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    windows 8.1 admin password reset


    i have an hp windows 8.1 laptop. have forgotten the admin password. there is another account on laptop which allows me to logon but does not have admin rights.

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    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64

    You could try following the instructions here
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    Follow directions here to enable the Hidden Administrator account. From there you can change passwords as needed.

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