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Old 12-12-2009, 02:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm not sure if this is proper to ask I hope I don't get in trouble for this so I apologize to the Admins to this site if its wrong for me to ask.

My friend's brother bought a hp laptop from his friend and they did not wipe or give him the password to the laptop. I suggested re-install but guess what happened they did not give him the discs either, I told him to try the "ctrl" and "alt" delete twice and put in Administrator and a blank password but again that won't let him in.

Once again if this is wrong I apolgize and I ask for your forgiveness, If there is anyone that can help please respond and thank you if not it's okay I'll keep searching thank for your time in reading this.
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Old 12-12-2009, 03:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The easiest thing to do is ask the friends for the admin pass.

What OS are we talking about?

Do you have a sticker on the case with the code for installation? You can always borrow a disk from a friend using the code from the case. Of course the disk will have to match the OS type from the sticker.
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