I need to change the administrator password

My husband was the administrator of our computer and he died in June.  I don't know what it is.  I never needed to know because he took care of everything.  How to change or find out what it is.  The system restore disk will do it


The system restore disk will not help you find the password. Unfortunately, you cannot change the password without knowing the administrator password. If you have another
account administrator on the computer, then you can log in to that account and change the password from there. Since you have a restore disc, you can reinstall Windows and
start all over again.

Refer to this article:

Microsoft's strategy concerning lost or forgotten passwords:

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Afzal Taher-Microsoft Support.
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