Windows 10: Clearing Password

Discus and support Clearing Password in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I have a friend who inherited a laptop that is password protected. The person was wise and did not have a notebook of passwords. Outside of blowing the... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by MavMin, Dec 9, 2018.

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    Clearing Password


    I have a friend who inherited a laptop that is password protected. The person was wise and did not have a notebook of passwords. Outside of blowing the OS away and reload (she has no disks) is there a legal software to remove the password?*Sad

    :)
     
    MavMin, Dec 9, 2018
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  2. Clear Pagefile on Shutdown


    I've been looking into clearing the pagefile, and I found the following steps at a somewhat dated webpage:
    1. In the registry editor, navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management
    2. Set ClearPageFileAtShutdown to the REG_DWORD value of 1.
    3. Restart Windows.
    I'm just wondering whether those steps are still valid, and, if so, does clearing the pagefile work as advertised?
     
    gregyurkon, Dec 9, 2018
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  3. pr3fix Win User
    Dell bios passwords 595B and 2A7B

     
    pr3fix, Dec 9, 2018
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  4. Clearing Password

    Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region


    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
     
    hurricane51, Dec 9, 2018
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