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Emachines boot doesn't ask for login

I'm working on an emachines desktop that is turnkey. That is, it never prompts for username password. I want to make it prompt

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A simple and effective task (well most of the time) is to reseat components on the motherboard. This can include unplugging the components, including but not limited to:

Hard Drive and Optical Drive Cables
IDE/SATA Connectors
System Ram
AGP / PCI / PCI-E add in cards

Note - Never mess with the processor unless you feel qualified to do so.

If after reseating all the components, the computer still does not boot, try setting in your BIOS to start up from the CDROM and insert your recovery disc into the drive and see if the recovery detects the drive. If it does, its most likely the boot header in the file system has gone kaput. You could attempt a re-installation of Windows by choosing the repair option, however, this is a last resort thing, and if you cannot do this either, then you might be in the market for a new computer.

When a new computer is bought, you might want to buy an external USB Powered enclosure for your hard drive so you can plug it into the new tower and recover all of your documents.

I know how the failing computer feeling feels like........ So good luck!

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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Your account is corrupt. Either log in as an admin, recover your files and create a new account (but this way the cause of the corruption will still be there) or just do a full reinstall.
If you can't log in as admin then use a Linux Live-CD to access your files.

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I was given a computer with windows xp professional the username always says exec but i dont know the password. how can i get into it?


Hi Ashley,

There is one way... SAFE MODE! (Got to love Safe Mode)

http://www.davidtan.org/hacking-cracking-windows-xp-login-password/

Hacking Windows XP Login Password 1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8.
2. From the menu, select boot in safe mode with command prompt.
3. once you're at the command prompt, type "net users" (without quotes)
4. You will see a list of usernames. Pick the username that you are using and type "net users username *" (without quotes, replace username with a real username from that username list)
5. You will be asked to enter a new password and a second reconfirmation.
6. Press enter and you will be told that your username password has been changed successfully.

Sep 28, 2015 | Computers & Internet

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How to Recover eMachines Notebook Windows Password


eMachines, as a brand-name laptop, is attractive to many netbooks users. We also call it as Acer eMachines for its developing history. We often receive letters from eMachine notebooks users on Acer eMachines password reset for forgotten eMachine administrator password. How to remove eMachines password or change eMachine password if I forgot Windows 7, XP, Vista password? Now, begin discuss the ways to unlock eMachine password.

1. Reset eMachines administrator password with other admin account

This means that we still can login our computer by accounts with administrative rights or privileges. Please never forget the default administrator, it may help much!

eMachines XP password reset from Safe Mode
A. Switch on eMachine Windows XP laptop and keep pressing F8.
B. Opt for "Safe Mode" and press "Enter" key at the Advanced Boot Option windows.
C. At login screen, choose the Administrator account and keep "Password" column blank (or input the changed password if the default Administrator account password has been changed before).
D. Start - Control Panel - User Accounts - select the account needed to change password - Change the password.
E. Input a new password, confirm the password again and then complete
Acer eMachine password removal on XP.

eMachines password recovery on Windows 7

We can recover forgotten password with built-in admin account:
A. Power on Acer eMachine computer and press the key: F8.
B. At the Windows - Advanced Boot Options, select "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and press Enter to confirm. Then PC starts Windows.
C. Choose the Administrator account shown on the account screen, and then login windows - Administrator: cmd.exe. Input command: net user Lily abcd and Enter to confirm (Lily is the account needed to break password; abcd is the new password for the account).
D. After command finished, we can restart eMachine Win 7 laptop and login with account - Lily, password - abcd.

2. Break eMachines password with only guest account

We know that the guest account can not do more operations on a security PC. So, we have to refer to other way to retrieve the admin account for further operations.

Bypass eMachines password with recovery disks created before lost eMachine password
When input an incorrect password at the login screen, click "Reset Windows Password" and insert the eMachine password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard will lead us create a new password to remove forgotten eMachines Windows 7 password.


Retrieve eMachine Windows password by DIY a password reset disk after forgotten
It is considered as the most instantly and easiest way to recover lost eMachine password. A .iso file, bootable CD/DVD/USB disk and accessible PC will solve problem within minutes without special techniques for a green hand on PC.
We can get the .iso file from many Windows password recovery programs. Just take one of the most popular tool - Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery as example.


A. Download the suitable Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery program and burn its .iso file into a blank CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive on an accessible computer;
B. Boot the burned CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive from the PC password locked;
C. Reset the new eMachines password.
Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery tool concludes Basic, Enhance and Corporation versions. The Basic is opted for Windows 7, XP, Vista, 2008, 2003,etc. CD/DVD disk suits for it! The Enhance version can be used with USB disk for the former OS. While, the Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery Corporation is designed to Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/NT/Server 2008/2003/2000 with bootable CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive.

Main methods on eMachine password reset are shared as above. Recover forgotten eMachine laptop password from Safe Mode or unlock eMachines password with password reset disk. Hope the any one help our eMachines computer users!


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on Jul 08, 2011 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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HOW TO RESET PASSWORD


Best bet is to ask her!


Lost Windows password:


  • Login as Administrator. Try with no password (load safe mode if you don't see Administrator). Press F8 during boot to access Safe Mode. XP only.
  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
  • Reformat computer.
  • Use 3rd party software to remove password. Like http://www.top-password.com/reset-windows-password.html
  • Free software option would be Hirens Boot CD. This one is command prompt only. http://www.hirensbootcd.org/ Must follow instructions exactly.

Nov 19, 2012 | IBM ThinkPad 600E 2645 Notebook

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How do you change your administator password on an emachine


If you using windows, Login to administrator account with current password, than open command prompt by click in Start Menu -> Run, and type CMD (pres enter)

While a black window of command prompt appear, type this command

net user administrator your_new_password (hit enter button)

Nov 15, 2012 | E-Machines eMachines T3830 PC Desktop

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Ubuntu adm password reset


Click "Applications" and then click "Accessories" on the top taskbar in the Ubuntu desktop.


Click "Terminal" to open a terminal window.


Type the following command at the Linux prompt and press the "Enter" key:

sudo passwd


To change the Administrator account password, the password of "root" is changed.


The "sudo" command gives the current user temporary Administrator access, in this instance, to change the password of "root."


First, the user will see a Unix prompt asking for the current user's password.


Type the user password for the current user account. Press the "Enter" key. Next, Unix will prompt the user for the new password for "root."


Type the new password for "root." Press "Enter." Finally, a Unix prompt will require a confirmation of the password.


Retype the new password for root, and press "Enter." The Administrator (root) account password for Ubuntu is now reset


or


Boot computer into recovery mode. Reset your computer and as it is booting, hold down the "Shift" key on your keyboard.

You will be presented with the boot menu.


Select "Recovery Mode" from the boot menu.

It is usually the the second boot option.


Wait for computer to boot up.

You will be presented with the Recovery Menu. Select "Drop to Root Shell Prompt."


Type "ls /home" and press "Enter." Note:

The command starts with a lower case L, not a capital i.

You will be presented with a list of usernames of accounts installed on the computer.


Type "passwd username" where username is replaced by the name of the account you want to reset. For example, if the username of your account was "jeff" you would type "passwd jeff" and press "Enter." You will be prompted to create a new password.


Enter a new password of your choosing.

Note: You will see no visual response when you type in your newly selected password; however, the computer still will register the input. Press "Enter."


You will be asked to retype your password.

Re-enter the same password and press "Enter."


Your password is now reset.

Type "Exit" to return to the boot menu and select "Resume Normal Boot" to restart Ubuntu.


hope this helps


Oct 02, 2012 | ValuSoft Ubuntu Linux for PC, Mac, Linux

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Reset username on e442 emachine


Reboot the computer As the computer is booting repeatadly press the F8 key as the computer is booting


If done properly the user should get to a screen similar to the below screen.

Select the option for Safe mode command prompt only


Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode

Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu


Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice

select safe mode with command prompt


Click start run type cmd press Enter

black screen should open DOS mode

this will vary depending on your operating system


type in net user username

For eg. If you want to change administrator password , type net user Administrator


it will prompt you to enter the new password

enter the new password and the password is changed


hope this helps

Sep 12, 2012 | eMachines T6524 PC Desktop

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I cannot escape other user screen. I have no username or password for it


Boot in Safe Mode, login as the default administrator in there and delete all the user accounts except yours and the guest one - do this from Control Panel - Users.

Aug 31, 2011 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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When it 1st comes on it says enter current password


You can do this without the Mac OS X install DVD, but be advised that doing this will trash any saved passwords in your Mac OS keychain.
  1. Power one your Mac and while the computer is starting, hold down "Command-S" until you see text scrolling through the window. This boots the computer into single user mode.
  2. At the Localhost% prompt type:/sbin/mount -uw /
    /sbin/SystemStarterYou will then see various services starting up.

  3. When the Localhost% prompt reappears, type:passwd USERNAME (where USERNAME is the username you login with)It will then ask you to type the new password twice, so do so.

  4. After entering the new password, type:reboot

May 27, 2010 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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Password promblems


I assume that this is Window XP or Vista. If so I hope you have another user account. If you have another user account you can get in and create another account to replace the one you just lost. Make sure to give it administrator rights. So system designers make a backdoor user named Admin with a password. I make mine as Admin and no password. Just hit enter. Maybe you can log is as one of them. Otherwise good luck finding the password. There really isn't a way around it that I know of. There are some things you can do to retrieve the files from that user account though if you need to.

Jun 02, 2009 | E-Machines T5082 PC Desktop

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I forgot the password to unlock my system, now do I reset?


If you want to know the easiest way. This all-in-one password recovery software will surely help you out. It is capable of resetting forgotten or lost Windows Administrator login password, and recovering lost password for multiple web browsers, mail clients, FTP clients, chat messengers etc. Regards.

Mar 20, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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