The oldest and most effective way to protect your computer is the BIOS password. But reliable it is provided that the user does not have access to the system unit. To remove the password, you must reset the current BIOS settings.
A memory that stores the BIOS settings (CMOS) can be cleaned with a special jumper. Usually it is located on the motherboard near the battery. But do not be amiss to look into the manual of the motherboard, as sometimes the boards the jumper and replace the two pins. To reset CMOS, they need to be close with a screwdriver or other metal object.
If you still have the jumper, turn the computer off, place the jumper so that it closes the contacts of the jumper. Now press the power button. Don't worry, when you find that the computer began to boot. All CMOS setup has dropped, it remains to remove the jumper and turn the computer on again. Press "F1" in the BIOS menu, after making the necessary settings, or leaving the default settings, click on "Save and exit". After this happens the normal startup of the computer, but without the BIOS password.
If you can not find the jumper, then try to find a battery which powers the CMOS. Turning off the computer, remove the battery. Put it back after 10 minutes and turn on the computer. Will be restored the default settings and the password will be missing.
In addition to the password of users in Windows have a password mailboxes, access to websites, password, Internet connection and many others. Because of so many passwords, some of them may forget, but not every one of us writes them down. Then there is the task - to read the password, which is submitted to us in the form of stars. Come to the aid of a special program, which aimed to solve this problem.
The most convenient to use program Asterisk Key. It is distributed freely. This program analyzes the passwords hidden behind asterisks and gives you. Install the program. String with the password, highlight, then press "recover". Ready.
But what if you forget the user password? If the computer whose password is forgotten, standalone or in a workgroup, check the hint for the password, which is located next to the field to enter the password on the welcome screen. If the hint did not help, then log in as administrator and create a new password.