Syskey is a type of password which was created by Microsoft to put an extra layer of security. It is also known as SAM TOOL LOCK and the Full form of SAM is Security Account Manager.
Use of the SYSKEY:-
It was progressively utilized before to issue directions legitimately to the working framework. On the first PC when you pushed the “Framework Request” key the BIOS would catch it and send a unique hinder to the working framework. This was significant as any application running on the framework would in those days have exceptionally low-level access and could veil any information given through the console. So as to ensure the client could prematurely end an application you required separate low-level hardware. Anyway, this usefulness was not well known some time ago and was once in a while actualized. For instance, in Windows, it was simpler to utilize Ctrl+Alt+Del rather as this utilized the standard console drivers not at all like the SysRq key. Anyway, it is some of the time still utilized for low level investigating usefulness. Things you ordinarily would not think about except if you were a piece developer. What’s more, in Linux it is as yet utilized for a couple of portion usefulness as some other key is taken care of in client space. This can in some cases be the best way to make sense of how a Linux machine has crashed and the best way to reboot it. Again this is circumstances which the portion developers end up in more frequently then the end client however it is still there for anybody to utilize.
How to remove the SYSKEY password if you don’t have it or if you do not remember it.
The easiest thing is to get the password if you can get it somehow. But don’t worry If you do not have it there are still options to get that problem to be fixed.
Option 1:- Restore the windows to the last restore point if you have a restore point:-
It happens only in windows 7 or windows 8 or windows 8.1. The Syskey Option is not in the windows 10 so if you have windows 10 you are super secure from this situation.
If you do not have a password or this box is not taking your password then you have to restart computer while tapping F8 key to get the advanced options
You will get all these options which can see in the picture down:
Or visit this link to see the video to go through these options easily
Select Repair your computer from these options and for that, you have to use the arrow keys.
That will load the system recovery options and you have to select the System Restore and select the available restore point and restore the computer. After completing the restore point you will see the computer back to the last restore point and you will be able to use it the same exact way you were using it before.
Option 2:- Last known good configuration (Advanced option)
You have to restart the computer while tapping the F8 key to get the advanced options. From those Advanced options select Last known good configuration by using the arrow keys to reach the options as shown in the picture down
Visit here to see the video if you are still having the problem.
It will simply come back to the last best configuration of your windows computer.
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