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Factory Reset???

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Oblivious.1303, Apr 18, 2017.

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  1. Oblivious.1303

    Oblivious.1303 Thread Starter

    Apr 18, 2017
    Hey guys, having a bit of trouble here. i used to live in an old child safety house, and they gave me an old laptop to keep. (Lenovo thinkpad; windows 7) i have access to they local user account, which is not an administrator account. i don't know the password for the admin account either. basically what i want to do is to factory reset this laptop because they have a program on it that will only allow admins to install most games and stuff i download. I've tried resetting the password through cmd.exe but it wont let me, it says access is denied, ive tried download a password reset key thing and it wouldnt work either. any way i can get around this? any help is appreciated

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  2. valis

    valis Moderator

    Sep 24, 2004
    Howdy and welcome. You need to contact the people who gave you that, and have them give you the password. We will not assist with bypassing passwords. As a result, I'm going to close this out.


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