Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook ?

Locked out of laptop :(

\015 I have a Hp laptop that has a username and password lock that we dont know ive tried to do the whole safe mode adminstrator thing but it just keeps coming up with the username and password box im running out of ideas can anybody help???\015\012xxx\015

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If You just installed Ubuntu and forgot what password you selected during the installation process or one of your friend gave you ubuntu computer without giving username and password.This tutorial will help you to recover username and password

1) Turn on your computer, and as soon as you the Press Esc to enter grub message, press the escape key.
2) Select the option that says (recovery mode).
3) Your PC will boot into a shell. Once you get a command prompt, type “passwd username” where the username is your username. If you can’t remember your username, then you can type “ls /home” which should bring it up.
4) Enter a new password when prompted, and again when prompted again Type “shutdown -r now” to reboot your system,
That’s it. You should now be able to login with your new password.
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