Windows 10: changed computer name now locked out of admin

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  1. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       23 Feb 2016 #21

    Did you see if OPTION TWO may work to boot the USB from instead?
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  2.    23 Feb 2016 #22

    i tried but i can't get it to go to that screen
    i hit all the function keys and it just keeps loading to windows 10
    i even tried the esc key... nothing will let me in
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  3.    23 Feb 2016 #23

    so frustrated!
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       23 Feb 2016 #24

    What model number is your PC? I'll see if I may be able to look up what key to press for the boot menu.
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  5.    23 Feb 2016 #25

    Samsung NP300E5A
    i really appreciate this!
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  6.    23 Feb 2016 #26

    here is what is on the flash drive
    not sure if everything is there
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       23 Feb 2016 #27

    It appears that you need to press the Esc key at boot for the boot menu.

    Samsung NP300E5A-S06IT notebook boot menu key | maiux experiments

    Press ESC key during boot diagnostics screen. If your usb drive does not appear in device list, go into “app” menu in bios to get into bios setup and try to recognize drive from “Boot” menu. Save settings and reboot, pressing another time the ESC key to get boot devices menu.
    F2 for BIOS. See page 74 in manual for more detail to help. :)
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  8.    23 Feb 2016 #28

    esc key not working
    all i see is F2 setup or F4 recovery
    and the bios screen looks nothing like the instruction manual
    i'm at a loss now
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  9.    23 Feb 2016 #29

    all i did was change the pc name now i am screwed
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  10.    23 Feb 2016 #30

    did i ever mention i am running windows 10 or was that assumed?
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