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Kid's Laptop being locked

Post by golfvswag » Mon, 22 May 2017 11:18 am

It is a HP laptop recently upgraded to windows 10. My son changed his password as MS asked and he couldn't remember it. What is the right way to unlock it without deleting any data? He has a lot of staff on that computer. thanks

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Re: Kid's Laptop being locked

Post by ecureilx » Mon, 22 May 2017 11:47 am

golfvswag wrote:It is a HP laptop recently upgraded to windows 10. My son changed his password as MS asked and he couldn't remember it. What is the right way to unlock it without deleting any data? He has a lot of staff on that computer. thanks
Option 1: Hack using tools to break in (not recommended .. as most of these 'tools' have virusses and worms .. ')

Option 2: Check if this was done:
https://www.ghacks.net/2014/11/12/how-t ... r-account/

Option 3: When starting, press F8, go to safe mode and see if you can login via safe mode

Option 4: PRAY

Option 5: Remove the HDD, use an enclosure and see if the data can be recovered

Option 6: Did you try beating the truth out of your son ? What his default password :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Kid's Laptop being locked

Post by x9200 » Mon, 22 May 2017 12:42 pm

Let's not get too excited but simply wait for a magical software, link or other solution coming soon from a freshly registered user or even the OP himself.

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Re: Kid's Laptop being locked

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 23 May 2017 9:33 am

Especially considering he's posting from Canyon County, CA, USA. [-X

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