laptop toshiba (satellite)lock out

1st time posting please bear with me i'm semi computer smart! i got a laptop from a family member that passed it has vista on it i've tired alot of different ideas to gain access into the os, with no success. i went thru command prompt and activated the Administrator then change password word but no matter what i've tried (ophcrack, burnin iso image to disk using roxio) and the pwd cracker disk. but whenever the computer boots it always shows the icon picture and the user "barb" (which by the way when i do a net user in command prompt it only says their is admin and a guest. PLEASE HELP would love to get this laptop running!?


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If you have access to the command prompt create yourself a new administrator account:

net user MyAccount *
net localgroup Administrators /add MyAccount