1.    08 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
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    windows 10 password failure


    I recently upgraded to windows 10 from 8.1 and was pleased with the smooth change over. But, my pc has locked and no password works!
    Administrator password doesn't work. Even in safe mode it asks for a password and that doesn't work either! I've tried several "fixes" on this site but so far nothing works. By the way, I don't have a password reset disk nor the cd for windows 10 since this was an Internet upgrade. Can anybody help?
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  2.    08 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Did you use a Hotmail or another email account? If so get on another computer and reset the password.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...a.html#option3
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  3.    08 Dec 2015 #3
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    Thread Starter

    Thanks Bunnyj! I set up under gmail. Will that matter?
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  4.    08 Dec 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by ktolan04 View Post
    Thanks Bunnyj! I set up under gmail. Will that matter?
    It shouldn't. Just get on another PC and reset the password. That should fix the issue.
    Jeff
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  5.    08 Dec 2015 #5
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    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the help. I'll let you know the results.
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