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forgotten user password, no recovery

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    forgotten user password, no recovery

    How can I reset or get in to my laptop if I don't know the password. I am an idiot and tried to reset my password while I was sick and forgot to write it down, thinking I would remember. well, I didn't, and can't remember the password and have tried everyone of the ones I think it could be. I could really use some help.

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    Did you set the password for the whole laptop or just for windows ? If it's on the whole laptop, that's in BIOS and you'll have to reset BIOS then.
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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Minorfam, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Is this for a Microsoft account or a local account?

    If Microsoft account, then see:
    If local account, then see:

    Hope this helps,
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forgotten user password, no recovery
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