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Family member forgot Admin password

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    Family member forgot Admin password


    A family member of mine forgot there Administrator password and I am short of a way to fix it. The last thing I want to do is format since there are some files they need to keep for work. Any suggestions?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Grant,

    I haven't tested this in Windows 8 yet, but you might see of one of the options may help.

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