Installed Linux Mint on old Acer laptop Travelmate2480 with Vista on it

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freecaroljoy

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My son cleaned out the Acer laptop to factory settings and put Linux Mint on it. I put in a PW and turned it on. I looked around and then closed down. Now the PW I put in is not working. Acer refuses to help. I have no idea how to solve this issue. Anyone know how to do it??? I hope there is help for me. Thx.
 

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Quite by accident, I got into the computer PW correct. I did it without expecting it to happen. Now I need to get that PW out of Linux Mint. Arrgh, I am just trying to get to know the product. I have no idea what to do to either change the PW and write it down or take it out altogether. Any thoughts on how to do this?????
Thanks in advance
 

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Just to confirm that you can access the system?

Which version of Mint?

Is it always smart to have a password to access the account for security.

Not to sure if you can remove it or just change it.

Went through my Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon I can only change the password not remove it.

Doing further research will let you know when I find something and or if.
 

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