Pasword problem - ALT key

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  1. jolanabases

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    Today I set a pasword to my computer, with some letter from Latvian language. I should press ALT+a to get "ā"...

    Everything was working fine, until now..
    Now when I try to type in password at welcome screen, the ALT button doesn't work - I simply can't get my symbol and I don't know why...

    What should I do? :(
     
  2. bochane

    bochane Honorable Member

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    101 Alt-X does it in Windows (the numbers 1 0 1 followed by Alt and x together). I don't know whether this works in the password. I don’t dare to check it, but will keep my fingers crossed.
     
  3. bochane

    bochane Honorable Member

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    You can also try to boot in save mode: press F8 several times during the power up sequence. Than you will see startup options, select Save Mode. Startup will take a long time, with all kind of messages, but eventually you will get a change to select a user. If you are lucky you will see a new user Administrator, try that one without password. Change back the password of your account.

    Hope this will do the trick
     
    #3 bochane, Jan 22, 2016
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2016

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