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Can't boot from password reset disk
11-18-2016, 06:08 PM
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Can't boot from password reset disk
I forgot the login password of an old laptop at home. Luckily I made a bootable password disk previously. I changed the first boot device to USB but it failed to load the program in the disk and got a blue screen death. Anyone know an solution to this issue? much appreciated.
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11-20-2016, 05:23 AM
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RE: Can't boot from password reset disk
Is it possible to post the screenshot or error you got?
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11-22-2016, 11:58 AM
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(11-20-2016 05:23 AM)Aakash Wrote:  Is it possible to post the screenshot or error you got?

It says:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shutdown to prevent damages to your computer.

Stop: 0x000000A5
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11-23-2016, 03:30 PM
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RE: Can't boot from password reset disk
Seems to be a BIOS error.
A solution could be to update your bios. Or try to set BIOS to load safe settings.
Follow the link and at end of page there a few solutions listed.

http://acpibioserror.blogspot.nl/2012/04...-0xa5.html
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11-23-2016, 10:05 PM
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RE: Can't boot from password reset disk
BIOS could be the problem. If updating or resetting the BIOS doesn't help and you're certain your USB drive is not faulty, try making the same USB bootable by putting Trinity Rescue Kit on it. That should that help you recover your password.
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11-24-2016, 11:56 AM
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RE: Can't boot from password reset disk
(11-23-2016 03:30 PM)Golempie Wrote:  Seems to be a BIOS error.
A solution could be to update your bios. Or try to set BIOS to load safe settings.
Follow the link and at end of page there a few solutions listed.

http://acpibioserror.blogspot.nl/2012/04...-0xa5.html
Thanks, i will check it out.

(11-23-2016 10:05 PM)Aakash Wrote:  BIOS could be the problem. If updating or resetting the BIOS doesn't help and you're certain your USB drive is not faulty, try making the same USB bootable by putting Trinity Rescue Kit on it. That should that help you recover your password.

Means I need to create a new USB disk with Trinity Rescue Kit?
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11-25-2016, 07:18 AM
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RE: Can't boot from password reset disk
Only if flashing the BIOS doesn't help. If you are still not able to boot your USB, try out Trinity. It'll help you recover the forgotten password.
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11-29-2016, 06:09 PM
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(11-18-2016 06:08 PM)nyspurss Wrote:  I forgot the login password of an old laptop at home. Luckily I made a bootable password disk previously. I changed the first boot device to USB but it failed to load the program in the disk and got a blue screen death. Anyone know an solution to this issue? much appreciated.

what software did you use to make the password disk?
in fact, there are many free windows password recovery tool like ntpassword, ophcrack you can try.
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11-29-2016, 09:22 PM
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(11-29-2016 06:09 PM)Unnapeey Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 06:08 PM)nyspurss Wrote:  I forgot the login password of an old laptop at home. Luckily I made a bootable password disk previously. I changed the first boot device to USB but it failed to load the program in the disk and got a blue screen death. Anyone know an solution to this issue? much appreciated.

what software did you use to make the password disk?
in fact, there are many free windows password recovery tool like ntpassword, ophcrack you can try.

NT Password and Hirens Boot CD
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11-30-2016, 01:11 PM (This post was last modified: 11-30-2016 01:12 PM by Unnapeey.)
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RE: Can't boot from password reset disk
(11-29-2016 09:22 PM)nyspurss Wrote:  
(11-29-2016 06:09 PM)Unnapeey Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 06:08 PM)nyspurss Wrote:  I forgot the login password of an old laptop at home. Luckily I made a bootable password disk previously. I changed the first boot device to USB but it failed to load the program in the disk and got a blue screen death. Anyone know an solution to this issue? much appreciated.

what software did you use to make the password disk?
in fact, there are many free windows password recovery tool like ntpassword, ophcrack you can try.

NT Password and Hirens Boot CD

Ok, did you try these?
John the Ripper.
it is a popular free password recovery tool that can be used to find Windows account passwords.
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Decrypting-Decoding/John-the-Ripper.shtml

UUkeys windows password mate.
http://www.uukeys.com/reset-windows-10-password.html

Cain & Abel is a free, fast and effective Windows password recovery tool.
http://www.oxid.it/cain.html
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