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forgotten password

  1. #1


    nottinghamshire
    Posts : 90
    windows 8 & windows 7 /samsung tablet 10 1 / acer chromebook/ Lenovo win 8,/10

    forgotten password


    hi i bought a new computer a few months ago i set it up with just the password and new user name , i had the intensions of installing win 10 , im using my old pc . i tried to log into it yesterday not been on it for a while maybe once or twice and ...... it is saying wrong password ive tried quite a few i clicked on forgotten password but ,,, it is saying about a reset disc i havent got one , i would be more than greatful for any advice , i cant get access to anything
    many thanks

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  2. #2


    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 573
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu


    Sorry, forum rules do not allow help with defeating forgotten passwords

    https://www.eightforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules

    A local technician, (who can check proof of ownership) should be able to help with this
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  3. #3


    nottinghamshire
    Posts : 90
    windows 8 & windows 7 /samsung tablet 10 1 / acer chromebook/ Lenovo win 8,/10

    forgotten password


    I remembered my password as i wrote this message I thought I had deleted it . I only wanted to know if there was a way to find it , nothing untoward , a genuine question
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