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By khan_7_mohsen ·
hi all members
i forgot my password. how to login my account?
sincerely yours

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by Oz_Media In reply to forgot password

Which password, windows login, bios or power on, ?
What operating system and computer?

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by khan_7_mohsen In reply to forgot password

Hi all members
I forgot my password. How to login my account?
My operatin system is Linux RedHat9.0 & password of user ,not root passwor & Linux login .
sincerely yours.

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by manoj_wagh80 In reply to forgot password

hi friend,
If u know root password than u can change by login in to root and change the user password by right click on user icon and change password option. and if u want change root password than when PC boot that time u press hold key (cntl+x)than it ask booting option. That time u type linux single on console. u boot in super user mode than u can easily change password of user or root also.
try it.

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by vipulsharma In reply to forgot password

In case you have lost your root password, boot your system from the cd or floppy, on the boot prompt write linux rescue..
when u get the prompt change the root password:
New Password:
Confirm Password:

This should solve the issue.
In case you have lost the user password and have the root password. login as root and change the user passsword by issuing the command:
#passwd user

hope this helps..

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by alokchauhan1 In reply to forgot password

yes u can break it if it is grub loader then on boot option screen press " e " key of keybord to edit the boot loader setting n go to the second line of boot loader then again press " e " key n give a gap after all words and type " 1 " for single and press Enter key then press " b " key to boot into modified loader. now it will boot the system in single user mode or root without prompting any user or password then u can changer the password by " passwd xxx " command for root. then it will ask u new passwd for that use whome name u have given in the place of xxx and confirm the same passwd. after that u can reboot ur machine by just pressing Ctrl+Aalt+Del keys. same procedure u can follow for LILO boot loader but to edit u have to press Ctrl+C first and then u can edit it by the same procedure. i hope this will work for u. best of luck

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