Re: Forgotten PW - Safe Mode Wont Load To Command Prompt
- From: "Brett Brown" <brettjb.brown467@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 14:33:33 -0400
Ok, I don't know what the "METHOD THREE" is, but for a reboot cd you just need to contact the computer company (Dell, HP, Acer, etc.) and order a reboot disk.
"Sarah C" <SarahC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:C84ADC75-9A05-475D-8B7C-89CE60E34E02@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Trying to assist student who forgot her Vista password. Administrator
account apparently not enabled as going into safe mode only brings up her
She only cares about 2 files, her resume and her thesis so I did some
research and tried going to safe mode command prompt so that I could type in
Net user administrator /active:yes ...... however ..... command prompt never
comes.... instead I end up at her user name waiting for PW.
Finally, tried something called OphCrack which says administrator account is
empty and gave us a pw for her account but it does not work. Checked caps
Is there a bootable cd I can download somewhere that will get me on the
machine to get these two files for her ... or ... is she out of luck and will
I need to tell her to send drive to a data recovery company ?
Thanks for your help.