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Deleting a forgotten Content Advisor Password (TTID #15)

Author: Kevin   Views: 21,554 /  Created: January 1, 2001
Problem: You have forgotten the Content Advisor password.



Soultion: Use this Step-By-Step Guide to remove the password.



Launch RegEdit.

Navigate to the following location:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ratings]

Delete the REG_BINARY Value Key.

Close Regedit.

Launch Internet Explorer.

Select Tools > Internet Options... from the menu bar.

Click the Content tab.

Click the Disable... button.

When prompted for a password, Click the OK button.

The Content Advisor is now disabled.

You can enable it again as soon as you decide on a new password.



Registry Editor
Keys: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ratings]
Value Name: Key
Data Type: REG_BINARY




WARNING: Use the information provided at your own risk. Always backup your system prior to modifying the registry. Serious problems may occur that require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved.

Revision History:

05.15.2007 - Updated Instructions. - Kevin

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