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System Repair Disk

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    System Repair Disk

    So I ended up inheriting a Windows 7 64-bit computer, and unfortunately I can't install any files without the administrator password. I burned a system repair disk from another Windows 7 64-bit computer, and when I put it in nothing happens. Is there some key to running it that I'm missing?

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  2. #2

    Maybe I shouldn't say this, but NO you don't need a system repair disk. Your system is NOT Broken.
    What you need is a Boot Disk with the Password Removal Tool on it.

    Every professional computer tech should have one. Take your PC to a pro and get that PW removed.
    Then you can boot up normally. A real Pro may require you to provide proof of ownership.
    Once into Windows, you can either reset a new password to your liking, or not, as you wish.

    You didn't state your location, but I see from the time that you're in the Eastern US. If you're close by
    I can fix that problem for you.

    Good Luck,
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    I actually tried restarting the computer to see if it would run the disk, and discovered that there were 2 accounts, user and admin. Managed to guess admin password from hint. Problem Solved
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