2 Useful Options to Find Windows 7 Password

September 1st, 2012 by Admin Leave a reply »

Oops! I forgot my Windows 7 password! Does this happen to you often? Then you might know how difficult it is to find Windows 7 password. There are almost no easy way to find Windows 7 password. In these case we usually left with one option – reinstalling Windows operating system. Reinstalling OS may solve the problem but you will lose all important data present in Windows drive. It will be great if we could easily find lost Windows password. Fortunately, there are some ways to find Windows 7 password using some password recovery software.

Option 1: Find Windows 7 Password While Logging In

If you can still log in to your computer with administrator account, you can try to use Ophcrack to find your Windows password. Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a GTK+ Graphical User Interface and runs on Windows, Mac OS X (Intel CPU) as well as on Linux.

Whether you need to find the lost password to a Windows account, you’re looking to ensure that your passwords are secure, Ophcrack is a pretty useful tool.

Option 2: Find Windows 7 Password without Logging In

Forgot Windows password and can’t log in to your user account? Don’t worry! There is an easy way to help you get out of this situation. Reset Windows Password utility is the only software you need. It comes as an ISO image file. Just burn the ISO image to a CD or USB stick, you can then use it to boot your locked computer,  it allows you to reset you forgotten Windows password instantly.

Reset Windows Password utility can be used to deal with all types of Windows password problems, such as forgot Windows password, Windows account is locked out or disabled, password is expired. The program is able to reset Windows admin/user passwords on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, as well as resetting forgotten domain passwords on Windows Server 2008, 2003 and 2000.

Conclusion

Each option has its advantages and disadvantages. Option 1 is useful when you forgot Windows password but you can still log in, while Option 2 always works no matter you can log in or not. With these 2 useful options you can find Windows 7 password with ease.