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Windows 8 Password Reset Disk error.

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 Password Reset Disk error.


    Error message: An error occured while the wizard was attempting to set the password for this user account.

    Why did my error occur and how do i prevent it? Help please.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by dusmuvecis333 View Post
    Error message: An error occured while the wizard was attempting to set the password for this user account.

    Why did my error occur and how do i prevent it? Help please.
    What exactly happened?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by dusmuvecis333 View Post
    Error message: An error occured while the wizard was attempting to set the password for this user account.

    Why did my error occur and how do i prevent it? Help please.
    What exactly happened?
    I made a password reset disk. I tried to reset administrator's password, but i found out the Pass reset only works for that account, for which you chose.
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  4. #4


    The password reset disk can only be used to reset the password of the account used to make the disk. This is by design. The ability to do anything more would be a serious security risk.
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  5. #5


    this is so stupid
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