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Slideshow: Access the real Administrator account in Windows 7

Enter new password

However, since the Administrator Account has never been used, you can click Proceed with impunity. When you do, you'll see the Set Password dialog box, as shown, and then you can type the new password in both text boxes. Then, click OK.

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