Archive for February, 2013

How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password

February 6th, 2013 by Admin

Lost or forgotten Windows password? This may happen to everyone. But what if you have lots of important data on the hard drive and need to access the computer urgently? Don’t worry you can reset the forgotten Windows password with easy way. For this you need a blank CD and an alternative computer you can login with administrator account. Here are simple steps for you to reset forgotten Windows password.

How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password?

  1. First, you will need to download and install Password Recovery Bundle on an alternative computer that you can access. This can be your work PC, or a friend or family member’s PC.
  2. Launch Password Recovery Bundle and click on Windows Password button, the pop-up dialog allows you to create a password reset boot CD.
  3. Next, place the password reset CD in the CD-ROM drive of your locked computer. Get the computer to boot from the CD. If you don’t know how to set your computer to boot from CD, please check out this guide: How to Boot A Computer from CD or USB Drive.
  4. The computer will load the mini operating system inside the password reset CD and open up the Reset Windows Password window as follow.Reset Windows Password
  5. From the window, you can see a list of user accounts existing in your Windows installation. For dual-boot or multi-boot computer, make sure you choose your desired Windows SAM registry hive from the drop-down list.
  6. Choose the user account with a forgotten password, and then click on Reset Password button. The program will reset your forgotten Windows password to blank.
  7. Restart the computer and remove the password reset CD, you should then be able to log into Windows without typing a password.

With the password reset CD you can reset forgotten Windows 8/7/Vista/XP password. You can also create a password reset boot USB to reset forgotten Windows password on your netbook or any computer which doesn’t come with a CD drive.

Outlook Express Password Recovery

February 6th, 2013 by Admin

Setting up email accounts in Outlook Express is quite easy and convenient. Once the accounts have been setup we do not need any attendance or maintenance at all. But most of the time we forgot the password soon, then read this post how to recover Outlook Express password with ease.

Outlook Express Password Recovery is a program that helps you to retrieve all types of Outlook Express saved passwords: SMTP, POP3, IMAP, NNTP, HTTPMAIL, LDAP, Identity passwords. Just a single mouse click, the program will reveal the server names, email logins and passwords for all the email accounts stored by Outlook Express.

How to Recover Outlook Express Password?

  1. Install Outlook Express Password Recovery program on your computer.
  2. Start Outlook Express Password Recovery program and then click on Start Recovery button.

  3. The program will recover Outlook Express Identity passwords and email account logins and passwords which are stored in Outlook Express.

Forgot Outlook Express password? Prepare to reinstall or upgrade Windows? It’s advisable to retrieve all email account passwords in Outlook Express and backup them in a safe place.

Outlook 2007 Password Recovery – Easy Tutorial

February 4th, 2013 by Admin

I seem to have forgotten my email password – its been on “remember” on Outlook 2007 for so long, so I have rarely actually used it. Does anyone know of any programs I can use to recover the password from Outlook (crack or decrypt it or whatever). I am going to have to format my computer eventually – and I do not want to lost my email account. Thanks for the help!

Lost or forgot Outlook 2007 password? How to crack or decrypt the email passwords saved in MS Outlook? Most computer users will realize that they have forgotten Outlook password when they are going to re-install Windows or transfer Outlook account to a new computer, this can be very frustrating. But there’s no need to panic, now you can easily recover Outlook 2007 password using some Outlook password cracker tools.

How to Recover Outlook 2007 Password?

When it comes to an Outlook password cracker, I highly recommend Password Recovery Bundle 2013, a password cracking program designed to help you break you forgotten emails passwords in Microsoft Outlook 2010/2007/2003/2000. You can find back your password of Outlook in a short term with this magic software. Get and install it on your computer right now, and follow the steps below to perform an Outlook password cracking.

  1. Download and install Password Recovery Bundle on your computer.
  2. Launch Password Recovery Bundle program, and then click on Start Recovery button.
  3. Select the “Email Password” -> “Outlook Password” option from the pop-up menu list.
  4. In a short moment, your email passwords saved in MS Outlook will be decrypted and recovered. Write it down and keep it safe.

Note: It’s illegal to recover others’ Outlook passwords without permission. This tool is designed to recover only the email account passwords saved by MS Outlook application.

How to Log into Windows without Knowing the Password

February 3rd, 2013 by Admin

Can’t remember Windows user password? How to log into the computer without knowing the password? If you have been running Windows on your computer, chances are high that you haven’t assigned a password for the build-in administrator account. By default installation, Windows 8/7/Vista/XP has a built-in administrator account. Most computer owners don’t even know such an Administrator account is actually existed, don’t even mentioned they will create or set a password for Administrator user account.

The problem is that in normal Windows Welcome Screen where you choose which user account you want to log onto, the Administrator account is not displayed and is not shown. You need to start your computer in Safe Mode and the administrator account will be visible in the login screen. Just left the password box as blank and you should be able to log into Windows. After getting into Windows, you can go to Control Panel and reset your lost or forgotten password for any user account existing in your computer.

If the built-in administrator account is password-protected and you can’t remember the password, don’t worry! You can still log back into Windows easily but more instructions are involved. First you need to download the bootable ISO image of Reset Windows Password to a CD on another computer you can login, then use it to boot up your locked computer, the boot CD enables you to remove login passwords for any user account. After removing the password, restart your computer and you can then log into Windows without a password.

Add “Take Ownership” to Right-Click Context Menu in Windows

February 1st, 2013 by Admin

Guess what is the most annoying part of Windows 7 or Vista? Every time you try to access a system file/folder you get “Permission Denied” error. Windows 8/7/Vista doesn’t allow any user even the Administrator to modify (rename, delete, move) those system files. In order to gain full permissions to system files and folders, you need to take ownership & grant full control permissions to files & folder.

Taking ownership generally requires you to dive in and out of GUI menus, or break out the command prompt. It’s far more complicated than it needs to be, and thankfully, there is a free utility, called Ownership Changer, that makes this process easier.

Updated: We just released the first version of TakeOwnershipPro, a freeware to take ownership and grant yourself full permission to access any files or folders in Windows.

How to Add “Take Ownership” to Right-Click Context Menu in Windows?

Download and unzip the files contained in the file. Double-click the InstallTakeOwnership.reg file to install Take Ownership option in context menu.

Here’s what the new right-click menu will look like after installing Take Ownership option:

If the Take Ownership option doesn’t work for you, or simply doesn’t suit your needs, double-click the RemoveTakeOwnership.reg file to remove it from context menu.

How to Take Ownership & Grant Full Control Permissions to Files & Folder in Windows 8/7/Vista

February 1st, 2013 by Admin

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft implemented additional security for system files that assigns TrustedInstaller as the only owner with full control permissions. All other administrators or user accounts including SYSTEM have been granted only read, execute or traverse permissions. Such a design is useful in the presence of inexperienced users, who might otherwise accidentally delete or modify important system files. However, for the tech savvy, it can be an aggravating obstacle.

Hence in case if you need to access, modify or delete system files or folder you need to take ownership first then assign rights or permission to respective users. Here is the step-by-step guide to help you take ownership and grant full control permissions to files & folder in Windows 8/7/Vista.

Updated: We just released the first version of TakeOwnershipPro, a freeware to take ownership and grant yourself full permission to access any files or folders in Windows.

How to Take Ownership & Grant Full Control Permissions to Files & Folder in Windows 8/7/Vista?

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate and locate the file or folder which you want to take ownership and has full read/write/execute control access permission on.
  2. Right-click on the file or folder and select Properties from the context menu.
  3. On the File/Folder Properties dialog, go to Security tab and then click on Advanced button.

  4. In the Advanced Security Settings dialog, click on Owner tab, which will indicate the current owner as TrustedInstaller or some other user account.

  5. Click on the Edit button and select user from given Change Owner to list. If user or group is not in given list then click on Other users or groups. Enter name of user/group and Click OK.

  6. Click OK to exit from all Properties dialog boxes.
  7. Right-click on the file or folder and select Properties from the context menu to bring up the File/Folder Properties dialog again.
  8. Under Security tab, click on Edit button to change permissions.
  9. Highlight the user who wants the permissions on the object be changed in the Group or user names box.

  10. click on Full Control check box under the Permissions box to assign full read-write access control permissions to the user or group.
  11. Click OK to save your changes. The file or folder now belongs to you with full control permissions.