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Password Screen

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by BigRinAUB, Jan 22, 2002.

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  1. BigRinAUB

    BigRinAUB Thread Starter

    Jan 22, 2002
    I Recently bought a used computer to put in my shop ,from a Flea Market ,The Person I bought it from I can no longer get in touch with,which leads to my problem When I boot the computer up a screen comes up that says to enter password.How do I remove that screen so Windows can start?
  2. kknla


    Jan 19, 2001
    You can do this on Windows 95/98, but not sure about ME. Run a search for <*.pwl > rename any file that shows up to .bad, Then reboot. When the box that ask for your password comes back up, just press ok. Then the next time you reboot, it will not ask you. Remember that you will be loosing all saved passwords by doing this. So make sure you know your passwords before doing this. :cool:
  3. john1


    Nov 25, 2000
    Hi BigRinAUB,

    Unless you mean a CMOS or BIOS password.
    They come up before windows has started.
    If the machine you have bought is a Home PC
    setup then its not too difficult to deal with, but if
    you've bought a laptop thats more of a problem.

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