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Original Message    Posted by: Dionn K.      15 Feb @ 22:30
wiping my laptop

How can i wipe my laptop without any disks and my mums boyfriend put a admin password on my laptop, i have moved out and i dont know the password and they say they dont know when i ask?!
HELP!

Posted by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalPCIQ IT Professional      15 Feb @ 23:30
RE: wiping my laptop

see http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/gr/offlinentpwed.htm

Posted by: Richard B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalPCIQ IT Professional      16 Feb @ 19:48
RE: wiping my laptop

Why do you want to wipe the laptop?

If you don't know the administrator password then how have you been using it?

Why do you need the administrator password?

Posted by: Ayrton H. PCIQ IT ProfessionalPCIQ IT Professional      18 Feb @ 15:14
RE: wiping my laptop

Trinity Rescue Kit is the best tool i have found for removing user passwords in all versions of windows.
Download here: http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?content=TRINITY_RESCUE_KIT____CPR_FOR_YOUR_COMPUTER&front_id=12&lang=en&locale=en

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