1) Reboot your system.

2) When GRUB comes up type e .

3) Now select entry that begins with kernel.

4) Add then end of the kernel entry type either s or single, now hit enter. ‘kernel/ single’ make sure to add a space after kernel/

5) Type b, the box will boot up and now you can type in the cmd prompt ‘passwd root’.

This will reset the password to whatever you like.

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