creating a adminstrator account through regedit

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creating a adminstrator account through regedit

Post by Danji » Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:48 pm

windows 7.

I recently got my password changed by some jerk and I only had 1 admin account, also I'm using a recovery disk and accessing registry editor through command prompt, I can't use system restore and I can't,or system image restore, because I forgot to make restore points :) .

these are the instructions I used--> http://www.howtogeek.com/75470/how-to-e ... -registry/

and this what I get every time I type"%windir%\system32\config\SAM" inside of the file field name--> cannot load x:\windows\system32\config\sam: the process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

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Re: creating a adminstrator account through regedit

Post by blast » Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:25 pm

Unfortunately, these forums aren't for general technical support.
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Re: creating a adminstrator account through regedit

Post by joevano » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:39 am

Google is your friend... search for "reset windows administrator password". Let's just say you are doing it the hard way.
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