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Won't Accept Password

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Don Blashford, Nov 1, 2007.

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  1. Don Blashford

    Don Blashford Thread Starter

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    My daughter's HP laptop (windows XP) was running fine. Battery just ran out, she plugged the computer in and now it will not let her log back on (and she is sure she is typing her password correctly). Any suggestions?
     
  2. zabusant

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    Is the "Caps Lock" button on?
     
  3. Don Blashford

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    Nope...very strange. Any ideas on how to log on?
     
  4. ozrom1e

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    Welcome to TSG....

    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.

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  5. zabusant

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    Is there another account you can use?
     
  6. Don Blashford

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    Did not mean to break a rule...just trying to get her machine to work. Do you have any idea why a problem like thismight have occured?
     
  7. zabusant

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    I'm sure it's wrong input (either she is mistaken, or the keyboard is faulty...) I just don't see any other anwser.
     
  8. JohnWill

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    Other than booting in safe mode and using the administrator account, that's all I can suggest. We can't help with passwords here.
     
  9. Don Blashford

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    Tell how I boot in the SaFe Mood
     
  10. zabusant

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    Restart, hold F8, wait for the options - select safe mode
     
  11. JohnWill

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    When the BIOS POST is running before Windows starts, hit F8 a few times, you'll get a prompt that allows you to boot into safe mode.
     
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  13. zabusant

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    hehe, a triplet!
     
  14. JohnWill

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    Hopefully, he knows how to get into safe mode now! :D
     
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