I’m new to each Windows 10 and this discussion board.
I tried so as to add a (used) Windows 10 PC to the house community. To do this it was once vital so as to add a password to my Windows 10 ‘native person account’.
My different PCs run Windows 7 and I’ve little revel in of Windows 10. The PC was once proficient to me, all knowledge from its earlier proprietor were deleted and now I’m the only person. As I’m the one person I’m not able to liberate it because of now not gaining access to administrator privileges.
The PC is a HP Pro Desk 850 G2 with Windows 10 Professional version (correctly approved, legitimate and I’ve the product key). Windows was once up to the moment as of round six weeks in the past when I used to be locked out. (I’m moderately involved that one or different of a lot of HP’s make stronger utilities may well be complicating the issue via now permitting some imaginable answers.)
I had networked the PC and due to this fact two times modified the password with out drawback. I used the networked PCs in combination for a couple of days and an afternoon or two later the ‘new’ password was once rejected as flawed. The Hint refers back to the final password set. I tried the unique passwords however the ones too had been flawed. I will best presume I forgot the password, apart from one approach of resetting it I discovered on the web indicated the person account was once corrupted.
I were the usage of the PC best a little while so there may be not anything of any worth on it. I may merely do a fully recent reinstallation of Windows 10. However I would favor to retain the correctly approved and legitimate set up of MS Office 2020. (Unless I will legitimately reinstall it the usage of best the product key. I respect it might not be completely 100% official until reinstalled the usage of the unique Microsoft account – through which case I will be able to forego it).
I’ve tried to reset the password from command line strategies I discovered in different puts on the web. However one reported person title New User “now not recognised” and every other reported the person account as “corrupted”. (I had now not in the beginning set the person title; it was once set sooner than I won the PC. I had now not (knowingly) made any adjustments to its settings apart from including the password).
I’ve additionally been unsuccessful at resetting the password from ‘secure mode’ most likely as a result of if insufficient directions.
I’ve been reluctant to check out a repair by means of a Windows 10 set up disc as a result of the ones directions gave the impression unclear.
Can any individual counsel a viable approach of regaining get right of entry to to the PC?
Thanks in anticipation for some help.