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I have forgotten my administrator password and when i boot the machine, after it loads and gets to the welcome screen, i am asked for a password. i have totally forgotten it and cannot log on. i have important information i really need. how can you help. its a dell optiplex 780

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Do not worry, we can use dell password recovery tool to complete this task. Windows Password Rescuer is designed for resetting dell Windows 7/vista/XP password. What you should do is prepare a bootable CD/DVD or USB drive and a computer you have access to. Follow four steps help you reset dell windows password without lose anything:
Note: You also can use Windows Password Rescuer to reset Windows 2008/2003/2000 local or domain password easily by these steps on dell computer.
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Rescuer on another computer you have access to.
Step 2: Run the software to create a Windows password recovery disk. You just need to burn it to a blank CD/DVD or USB drive.
Step 3: Insert the Windows password recovery disk to your dell laptop or dell computer, and set the computer boot from the password recovery disk by BIOS setting. If you have trouble in BIOS setting, refer to:
How to set computer boot from CD/DVD.
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Step 4: After boot from the password recovery disk, Windows Password Rescuer will start up and display a friendly operating window. Then you can reset whichever account password of your dell computer just by a few clicks.
You also can use Windows Password Rescuer to create a new user with administrator privileges for your dell OEM Windows without login. With this new user, you can login your dell computer directly and access control panel to reset other user password.
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There are many ways to bypass administrative password in different operating system. Since you did not mention what operating system you have on that particular pc, I would suggest you have a look at this link : http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bypass+administrator+password+in+windows+xp&aq=1&oq=bypass+adminis

I hope this would help.

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