How to Reset the Password on an Acer Aspire

by Kefa Olang

Windows operating systems allow you to set up an administrator password, which prevents unauthorized users from downloading applications and making system changes without your permission. If you have forgotten your administrator password, you can reset it easily and create a new one that you can use to log into Windows. Since Acer Aspire computers use Windows operating systems, resetting your password is a simple process you can accomplish in minutes.

1

Restart the Acer Aspire. When Windows boots up, select the username you want to reset the password for and press "Enter."

2

Click "Use your password reset disk" to launch the password reset wizard. The password reset wizard enables you to create a new password for your user account.

3

Click "Next" on the password reset wizard and insert the password reset disk. Click "Next." Type your new password in the "Type a new password" box and type the password again in the confirmation box.

4

Type a hint to you use in case you forget your password next time. Click "Finish" to activate your new password. Restart your computer and log on to Windows using your new password.

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About the Author

Kefa Olang has been writing articles online since April 2009. He has been published in the "Celebration of Young Poets" and has an associate degree in communication and media arts from Dutchess Community College, and a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and mass communication from the State University of New York, Oswego.

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