Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 8500 Notebook ?

Password help my boyfriend somehow locked my dell 1735 studio laptop while he was messing w/it and i never had an authenticated password set in it and now its asking me for one when i turn it on! help! what can i do? all my schoolwork is on it! some1 please help!


Answers :

It is possible that the main Administor account is unlocked, Turn off\015\012the computer and then turn it back on, while it is starting press the\015\012F8 key every 2 Secs until you see a menu, then pick SAFE MODE from the\015\012list, when the computer starts you should see your profile and\015\012the administrator profile, click on the administrator and then Windows\015\012should start up, If this works and your in go into Start and then\015\012control panel, click on USERS, if you dont see users click on switch to\015\012classic mode on the top left, after you open USERS then click on your profile and remove your password. after this restart the\015\012computer and you should be able to log into your account. If this does\015\012not work you will need to run software that would unlock it.
Entering the System Setup Program
\015\0121 Turn on (or restart) your computer.
\015\0122 When the DELL™ logo appears, press <F2> immediately.
\015\0123 If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to
\015\012wait until you see the Microsoft® Windows® desktop. Then, shut down
\015\012your computer and try again
\015\012On each screen, the system setup options are listed at the left. To the right of
\015\012each option is the setting or value for that option.
\015\012You can change settings that appear as white type on the screen. Options or
\015\012values that you cannot change (because they are determined by the
\015\012computer) appear less bright.
\015\012The upper-right corner of the screen displays help information for the
\015\012currently highlighted option. The lower-right corner displays information
\015\012about the computer. System setup key functions are listed across the bottom
\015\012of the screen.
\015\012The system setup screens display the current setup information and settings
\015\012for your computer, such as:
\015\012• System configuration
\015\012• Boot order
\015\012• Boot (start-up) configuration
\015\012• Basic device configuration settings
\015\012• System security and hard drive password settings
\015\012the password is under System security
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