forgot admin passwrd on harddrive

June 25, 2014 at 23:34:50
Specs: xp pro, 80gb
i have a Dell optiplex gx270 with a administrator password protected hard drive.I've tried everything except CD and usb password reset disks.can anyone help me with this problem without having to make a reset disk.I've tried restarting in safe mode asswell as with command prompt.cannot get into cmd to enter commands .all that I see is the user name(administrator)and the password(blank).have only my smart phone and can't use it to boot with from the boot menu.

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June 26, 2014 at 03:09:39
either find password or contact dell and be prepared to prove ownership.pws are there for security reasons.As we do not and will not legally help you get around this process.


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June 26, 2014 at 09:15:27
If you're getting to the option of starting in safe mode, then it's not a hard drive password. If your drive was locked, you wouldn't even be able to load Windows. So are you asking for a Windows password fix?

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