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I would like to help - I appreciate that it sounds like a difficult situation.
The question I have to ask about the task is, what accounts are they? i.e. are they online accounts with online websites?
Or other accounts, such as Windows login accounts?
If the web browser program he used stores passwords, then auto-fill of those stored passwords may help access some of them.
And please note at this stage: you have to have the password, and access them, to close them. A 'merge' of online accounts with the same provider e.g. Hotmail, or Facebook, is something very dubious in my opinion, and many of them will have to be closed, I suspect. But it may depend on the specific website and its policies and capabilities. Certainly ability to login is needed, to prove ownership / proprietorship of the account.
OK. First thing to get is, the names of those GMail accounts.
Second thing, to enter each name, see if they have stored passwords.
(To find the name of the account, if unknown, go to the GMail login screen, to the Username field. And try to press the down arrow, to see if Autofill shows you choices for the username field.)
Well, then: there's likely no trace of them (or all of the GMail accounts but one, most likely) on the computer, as far as I know, except:
- any emails you may have received, from one of those accounts (which would have the account name on it.)
- any notes made of the email's account names, and/or passwords. (Or if he remembers his 'typical password', if he has one. ?)
The email account name is (in some cases, Hotmail logins for instance) the email address.
But in all the others I can think of the account's name is
where the email address is
so the email account names can be had easily.
... I will post again in a moment.
Enter a GMail email account name, from the ones you have.
(or perhaps the full address, if that is demanded.)
Then enter any old password. Try to log in with it, that will fail.
Then use the
Forgot your password?
(or similarly titled) link, to go through the process of password ***** if possible.
I have no back door access to Google or GMail accounts.
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