Reset Windows 8 or 7 Password with the Freeware NTPasswd

July 3rd, 2015 by Admin No comments »

“My laptop was installed with Windows 7 with only one account, but no reset disk was created. Now I had forgotten my administrator password and don’t know how to reset it. Had tried Ophcrack to burn its ISO into a flash drive, but failed to recover my password. Is there any way to reset my [...]

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How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10, 8, 7 and Vista

July 1st, 2015 by Admin No comments »

One accidental deletion of a single system file can render your computer unusable. By default, Windows hides certain system files from view in Windows Explorer. This protects important files from being accidentally deleted, modified or altered. But there are times when it’s necessary to view the hidden files and folders when coming to troubleshoot Windows [...]

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Rate My Computer with Built-in Performance Testing Tool in Windows 8 or 7

June 28th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Running benchmarks on a computer enables users to evaluate performance, to identify potential bottlenecks, and to choose effective system upgrades. Like Windows Vista, Windows 8 and 7 also come with a performance assessment tool, which rates your system and then gives you tips on improving it. The following tutorial will walk you through the procedure [...]

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How to Enable or Disable Windows 10 Upgrade Notification

June 25th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

The final version of Windows 10 will release to public on July 29, 2015, and all Windows 7 and Windows 8 users can upgrade to Windows 10 for free in the first year of launch. To make the upgrade process easier, Microsoft has released a new update KB3035583 that will install a Windows 10 upgrade [...]

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3 Free Burning Tools to Create PCUnlocker Live CD

June 23rd, 2015 by Admin No comments »

PCUnlocker can be created with almost any program that supports creating a CD from a disc image. Begin with downloading the PCUnlocker program (ZIP file) and unzip that file to extract the pcunlocker.iso image. You can then burn the ISO to a blank CD using one of the three best burning tools: CDBurnerXP, ImgBurn or [...]

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FAQs for Password Reset Disk in Windows

June 22nd, 2015 by Admin No comments »

A password reset disk allows you to change lost Windows user password from Windows login screen, without needing to know your old password. In one of my previous posts we’ve covered how to create and use a password reset disk in Windows 7. Here we’ll try to answer the frequently asked questions about password reset [...]

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How to Reset Lost Windows Password on Mac OS X

June 11th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

I have a MacBook Air with Windows 7 in Bootcamp and need to recover the password. I normally use Offline NT Password & Registry Editor, but I couldn’t get it to boot from either CD or USB drive. How can I bypass the password? Mac OS X normally uses EFI firmware that will stop you [...]

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2 Options to Reset Forgotten SQL Server 2012 Password

June 10th, 2015 by Admin No comments »

Forgot the SA password for your SQL Server 2012 instance? If you have tried to access the database too many times with wrong passwords, the SA account may be locked out. In this tutorial we’ll show you two options to take control of your SQL Server 2012 by either adding a sysadmin account or resetting [...]

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