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I think a spyware changed my account password.

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by ryanhart7, Nov 10, 2005.

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  1. ryanhart7

    ryanhart7 Thread Starter

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    I Think A Type Virus or Spyware Changed My Account Password Is it possible for a virus or spyware change the account password on my computer. If so, how come I change it back inorder to be able to get on my computer. I keep typing in my password and its not working. Either someone is playing a trick on me or something has changed my password. I can't get passed the account sign on screen. I called Compaq and got through all the security stuff, like name, address, and phone number and registration number, because I have a presario desktop computer, but they said it would cost 99 dollars to get tech support on my computer. I thought that was ridiculous, so hook up. Someone please help me. I need to find out how to change a password back after :confused: being changed by a virus or spyware. Thanks So Much.
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    Welcome to the forums. Its rare that we see passwords changed by these malware. If you search the internet, you will find ways to try to change the password. I found you a link for info about it, but there are many hits for this problem. I have ERD Commander, a disk that you buy and it has a password program that resets it. Its more expensive than your phone call however.

    http://is-it-true.org/nt/atips/atips262.shtml

    helpful info here...doc
     
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