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  1.    13 Aug 2016 #21
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    So can u boot it like that
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  2.    14 Aug 2016 #22
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    If I was asked to fix that PC I would Boot from my install media, delete all partitions, and install windows to the unallocated space. Who knows what has been done/installed on that PC. Even if you manage to get back in, I wouldn't trust doing anything online with it. It almost certainly has a key logger on it. I would change all your online passwords, from a different PC, especially bank site logins.
    Good advice @alphanumeric
    If she can't sign in to Windows anymore, Nuke & Reinstall.
    I'm just glad for her it isn't the BIOS password thing(from her wording "startup password" instead of "login password" two very different animals)
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  3.    14 Aug 2016 #23
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Quote Originally Posted by jessicabradley2 View Post
    So can u boot it like that
    If your just locked out of Windows, yes, you can just change the BIOS Boot order so it boots from your install media. Then you do a clean install of Windows and erase everything that's there now.
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