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  1.    08 Sep 2016 #11
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    THANK YOU BORG 386; I clicked on the hyperlinks that you provided and found the SysKey password had (indeed) been set up for "123". I tried "1234", first, so "123" was my second try, and I was in! Thank you. Mountain Geek Computers

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  2.    08 Sep 2016 #12
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 13,163

    Glad you got in. I hate these scammers! Any time you can get around their dirty work, it's cause for celebration! Cheers!
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  3.    09 Sep 2016 #13
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 17,953
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition

    Good to hear it's sorted & glad we could help .
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  4.    09 Sep 2016 #14
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 199
    Win 7 8 and 10

    If the news media would give the scammers the news time that the presidential race is getting they would be out of business.
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