Command Prompt Windows 8

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by CailinAlainn, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. CailinAlainn macrumors newbie

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    I'm running a MacBook Air osx 10.8.4 with Windows 8 (32bit, so I presume Bootcamp 4.0). Windows suddenly stopped recognising my password (don't remember changing it!) and I need to reset it. Didn't do a password reset USB or sign up for a Microsoft account. Trying to work Tim Fisher's hack to reset password without having to buy 3rd party software.

    I can access Advanced StartUp Options/Troubleshooting/Command Prompt but Command Prompt will not let me type any commands. All I get is a dialog saying I have to logged in as admin to make commands and so it asks for my password again - round in circles.

    I've also tried going into Safe Mode with Command Prompt, but as soon as I select that the computer just goes into Restart and goes back to Mac OS.

    Any ideas?? Would be much appreciated.

    Cailin
     
  2. b06tmm macrumors regular

    b06tmm

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    South Louisiana
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    You might want to try this. It does not specify that it works with Windows 8 but it may because the notes are from 2010.

    Good Luck!
     

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