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How do I retrieve the admin password if I have forgotten? I have changed the default password to something else. Now I can not login since I do not remember the new password.

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What OS? Do you have any other accounts? – Windos Aug 16 '11 at 3:27
possible duplicate of What can I do if I forgot my Windows password? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Aug 16 '11 at 11:41

The Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor bootdisk can reset passwords. It's free and I've had good results with it in the past.

More or less tested from NT3.5 up to Windows 7, including the server versions like 2003 and 2008. Also 64 bit windows supported.

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