only boot to admin window,,lost password

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February 12, 2010 at 00:16:19
Specs: Windows 98, 1g
my doughter got this damb thing from a freind a while back and never even booted it up,, so she left and i tryed and guess what no work,,tryed dell but never got back with me;;it`s a dell laptop c600 dell laptop ser tag # 2ymql01-595b it`s a nice little pc but cant use it,,please help

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February 12, 2010 at 18:15:41
Windows 98 doesn't have different user accounts, thus no real "Admin" account. What exactly are you seeing when you boot? Perhaps you can provide more details.

Spell check is also a good idea.


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February 12, 2010 at 21:25:12
well when it boots up ,it comes to a white window that says---this is protected by a password authentication sysem,,,,
i have tryed to hit F2 F8 F10 as it boots but just the white screen,, i have heard you can short out the cmos chip,,but didnt really want to do that,,, not sure if i would get the thing back together,,\

please help
thx Paul

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