How to Reset the Password on an Acer Aspire 4520

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How to Reset the Password on an Acer Aspire 4520
Reset the Windows password on your Acer Aspire 4520. (computer image by Orlando Florin Rosu from Fotolia.com)

The Aspire 4520 series of laptops came standard with either the Windows XP or Vista operating system installed. Both operating systems make it easy to reset your Windows password, a process that takes about two minutes in either operating system.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Press the "Control," "Alt" and "Delete" keys on your laptop keyboard at the same time.

  2. 2

    Hit the "Change a password" button.

  3. 3

    Enter your current password and your new password in the appropriate fields. Type your new password again in the field to confirm it.

  4. 4

    Press the "Enter" key on your keyboard.

  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button in the bottom-left corner of your desktop. Scroll up and select "Control Panel." Choose "User Accounts."

  2. 2

    Click your account beneath "or pick an account to change." Choose "Change my password."

  3. 3

    Enter your current password and your new password in the appropriate fields. Type your new password again in the field to confirm it.

  4. 4

    Click the "Change Password" button.

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