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Thread: Window 10 Admin Account locks me out

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    Nortons is offline Beginner
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    Dec 2015

    Question Window 10 Admin Account locks me out

    When I buy new laptop with Windows 10 do I need to have admin account. Meaning it would be like XP Home accounts without admin account. I am having trouble with Windows 7 admin account that locks me out and I would not wont to go through that again.

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    Doug_72 is offline Senior Member
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    Jul 2008


    A new laptop will come with an admin account. If your admin account is locking you out, and if you have used Microsoft Account to login, then go online and change the Microsoft Account password and then use the new one to log into your admin account that you associated with your MS account.

    Some links to help you-
    That password is incorrect error during Windows 10 sign in
    Reset Administrator password in Windows using Sticky Keys
    Windows Password Recovery: Recover lost, forgotten password
    Reset Windows Password with Recover my Password Home Free
    Microsoft Account hacked? Help is here!

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