Reset Password in Lenovo® IdeaCentre A600-30116CU Desktop
Which are different events which require password reset in your Lenovo IdeaCentre A600-30116CU desktop?
There could be a number of events which require password reset in your Lenovo IdeaCentre A600-30116CU desktop. The desktop keeps its entire data safe with a number of passwords. These passwords lock the data to prevent other users from accessing the system. You might have forgotten the password and you are unable to access the system data. There are a number of passwords cracking software available today. External users could make use of this software to seize the system password and if so, you need to reset the password to prevent these users from accessing your system. If the administrator has locked the system, then also you need to request the administrator to reset the password in your desktop.
Different steps to reset password in your IdeaCentre A600-30116CU system are:
- Using the system tools
- Using external utilities
- Clear password from password files
Using the system tools
You might be using the Lenovo IdeaCentre A600-30116CU desktop as a shared computer and if so, you might get the desktop locked with administrator passwords. In this case, you could ask the administrator to use some system tools to reset the password in your desktop. For this, the administrator need to double-click on the 'Computer Management' tool to open the 'Local Users and Groups' and could then click on the 'Users folder.' In the right-pane, right-click on the appropriate user and then click on 'Set Password' to reset the password by just giving the new password in desired column.
Using external utilities
It is possible to use some external utilities to reset the password in your Lenovo IdeaCentre A600-30116CU desktop. The 'Boot Loader' is such a utility which could be loaded as command line in your desktop. These utilities work same as the 'Boot in Safe Mode' process of the desktop. With the utility, you could be allowed to make certain changes to the system files. So, you could make changes to password files in your desktop, which had locked the desktop files. With this method, you could reset the system password.
The Lenovo IdeaCentre A600-30116CU desktop could be locked with a number of passwords. These passwords are stored in files in your desktop called password files and settings on your hard disk drive. You could try changing passwords in these files to unlock the desktop. These files are not made to be available normally and you might need to use some software for changing settings of these files. You could also try removing these files from your hard disk drive by formatting the hard disk drive.