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Why does Windows 7 make me click a button when I turn it on?

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LINUX : How to Log in as Root (Ubuntu 10.04)

I want to use the whole operating system as an administrator. I know I can log in as a root in the Terminal by typing this: su Password But in this way I'm logged in only in the terminal. I want ...
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how to login as admin in safemode?

My sister has forgotten her password to vista, however i have installed that system so should know the admin password. However I do not know how to log in as admin. i tried to press ctrl+alt+delete ...