Password has changed!?!?!?!

CrazyFool

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Hey guys,
just got my laptop back from HP for the repair of my keyboard
dont know what they've done to it but the password has changed for my administrator account
i didnt bother putting a hint in and i have definately not forgotten what the password was.

Help please!!!
i cant do feck all without admin priviledges.

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CrazyFool
 

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Try ringing them and asking what they did, they might change the password to something like 12345 or abcd etc
 

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Boot into safe mode, see if you can access the admin account that way. try your old password.
 

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You can use either hiren or hawkpe boot CD to reset the password.

(links available via search)
 

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Thanks for the comments guys,
I dont know what the hell just happened, but the stupid thing let me into 'user accounts' via control panel without a password allowing me to retype my old password.

the problem seems to be solved although it leaves me a bit scared knowing whether or not it will allow other people access without a password :S
 
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