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On my Windows 7 OS I have set the login password which contains a 'q' character. The problem is that I accidentally installed Windows with default Serbian Cyrillic characters. I found out that this alphabet doesn't have a 'q' letter. Is there some way out of this because I can't login into my PC?

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Can't you use the on-screen keyboard? –  Oliver Salzburg Feb 19 '13 at 18:26
    
You have only Serbian input language installed? Or you have other languages also? –  Maximus Feb 19 '13 at 18:35
    
The on screen keyboard is cyrillic –  Amer A. Feb 19 '13 at 18:35
    
I have others, but it appears that it only recognizes Cyrillic at startup –  Amer A. Feb 19 '13 at 18:36
    
Can you toggle through the available keyboards with <Right Alt>+<Shift> on the log on screen ? –  Devid Feb 19 '13 at 18:40

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You may "type" q character from NumPad. Hold Alt and press 113. 113 is ASCII equivalent of q character.

May be NumLock toggle will be required, or Left/Right Alt must be used in your case.

Note! This will not work from on screen keyboard and may fails on notebook keyboard - "real" numpad is required.

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Good solution, but I have a notebook. –  Amer A. Feb 19 '13 at 19:22
    
Attach USB keyboard and use it. –  Maximus Feb 19 '13 at 19:32
    
Otherwise, I believe, you need to reunstall/update your windows installation. But... may be you may boot into recovery console and it will be "English" input by default? Not sure. –  Maximus Feb 19 '13 at 19:34
    
Another thought, notebooks may emulate NumPad you you turn NumLock on. Try it, may be you'll be lucky. –  Maximus Feb 19 '13 at 19:36
    
I tried alt+113 and it won't recognize it (tried on desktop and it worked). External keyboard also didn't worked. I will try with the Windows CD... –  Amer A. Feb 19 '13 at 19:51

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