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Booted up my computer in safe mode, cant remember password

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    Booted up my computer in safe mode, cant remember password


    I booted up my laptop in safe mode but i cannot remember my password so I cannot log in or take it out of safe mode, Help please

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    Southern California
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    You may have to reinstall your computer OS (or use the factory recovery) without the administrator password
    Last edited by DustSailor; 20 Mar 2014 at 15:37. Reason: clarity
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Southern California
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    From Microsoft: What to do if you forget your Windows password - Microsoft Windows Help

    I wouldn't trust any pc hack with a 30 foot pole, but I suppose you get to pick your own poison.
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Booted up my computer in safe mode, cant remember password
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