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Old 10-01-2005, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default got my free computer now i need some help!!! MORE HELP pg 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!

K, wasnt sure where to put this but ok./

My school was giving away some free PCs so i took one., though if it didnt work id throw it off a building or osmething, but it works.

Its a pentium 2 HP.

I got a cheap mouse + keyboard + monitor hooked up to it in my room. But everytime i turn it on it asks for a password

is there anyway to get around this? thanks.
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Old 10-01-2005, 09:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Format it?

Do you have a windows 98CD or something?
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Old 10-01-2005, 09:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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what os? if it is win98 just press esc. Thats top of the line security.
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i have no idea what system is on it right now,

i have an XP disk somewhere, if i put that in, would that work?
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1st when it gets to the password press esc. A comp of that vintage is either on win95 or 98. Probably not fast enough for xp.
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i tried pressing ESC, didnt work. Just makes you enter the password again.

and also, so XP wouldnt work on this? lynx?
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does it ask for ctrl+alt+del at logon?
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does it ask for ctrl+alt+del at logon?
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Old 10-01-2005, 10:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
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try user name:administrator
pass: 1st just press enter if that does not work try things like school name or something like that. dont spend too much time. Get your hands on a copy of win98 and install that if you cant get in. Nice to know the computer specs if you could get them. if it is a pII xp will have a tough time.
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ps ask the school for the admin pass or any other passwords they may have used on it.
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