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Solved: dell inspirion 1501 user password

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mikswmn31, Sep 2, 2009.

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  1. mikswmn31

    mikswmn31 Thread Starter

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    Have a friend who bought a dell inspirion 1501 that he bought second hand. it runs window vista. problem is there is a user password set and noone knows what it is. the lady who he bought it from said she forgt what it was. Is there a way to bypass this besides doing a clean reformat? or opening it up to try and remove the cmos battery? ( someone told me that wouold work, want to save that as a last resort)

    any help???
     
  2. Billy the Adult

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    Per TSG rules: Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.
    My suggestion is to use the restore partition or Vista DVD and put it back like new. Other than that we can't offer assistance.
     
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