chappers193
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reinstall

Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:56 am

Hi all :) installed diet rasberry with no problems, then realised on re boot I forgot my username and password, despite searching the forums and trying all the recommended edits, I am still stuck, is it possible to return my pi to a blank state ? if so, how ? any help greatly appreciated

Andyroo

Re: reinstall

Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:05 pm

Welcome to the forum,

The good news is that the Pi does not keep any of the operating system internally except of a small program to read off the SD card / hard disk etc.

You can therefore download any other operating system and just rewrite the card and start again.

Sometimes this is actually quicker than trying to fix bits :lol:

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