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Locked Out of Windows 7 by Forgotten Password

December 24th, 2012 by Admin

My laptop was installed with Windows 7 with only one account, but no reset disk was created. Now I had forgotten my password and don’t know how to reset it. Had tried Ophcrack to burn its ISO into a CD, but failed to boot my laptop. Is there any way to reset my password without formatting my whole system disk?

Locked out of Windows 7 by forgotten password? Probably 90% of the Windows 7 users never know about an effective way to reset a forgotten Windows 7 password. Actually, password resetting is the fastest and the most secure option to regain access to your system in case the login password is lost or forgotten. So here’s how to do it the easiest way, from scratch in 10 minutes.

How to Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password?

You need an alternative computer with CD burner and a blank CD in order to make a bootable Windows 7 password reset disk. To do that download the Reset Windows Password utility, unzip the download file and you’ll get an ISO image. Burn the ISO image to a CD using your favorite CD burning software. If you don’t have a CD burner, let’s say you have a netbook PC, then you can do a Windows 7 password reset USB instead.

After you have created a bootable Windows 7 password reset disk or USB as mentioned above, go and boot the PC you want to reset its password with this reset disk or USB. Once the PC starts to boot, it will load the operating system inside the password reset disk and launch the Reset Windows Password program.

Choose the user account whose password you want to reset, then click on Reset Password button. It will reset your forgotten Windows 7 password and unlock the user account in no time.

Now take out the password reset disk and restart the computer. You can then log in to Windows 7 without being asked for a password. You’ll find that all files on your hard drive stay intact. No need to reinstall Windows and run the risk of losing your data when you are locked out of Windows 7 by forgotten password.

Forgot Windows 7 Password and No Reset Disk?

September 8th, 2012 by Admin

I forgot Windows 7 password to my computer, and it is the only account on the computer. I do not have a reset disk and I don’t think I ever had a reset disk. I cannot use that computer at all. No I have no idea how to log on to Windows. I can’t re-install windows now because I have data in it. How can I get in?

Forgot Windows 7 password and don’t have a password reset disk? Windows has a built-in password reset feature, which allows you to reset forgotten Windows password easily. But you need to create a password reset disk before you forget Windows password. But Many people may not be aware of do the preparation, so they tend to run into the situation of forgetting Windows 7 password without reset disk.

Here we’ll discuss on how to reset Windows 7 password easily if you forgot Windows 7 password and don’t have a password reset disk. So you can regain access to your computer without formatting or reinstalling the entire operating system.

How to Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password without Reset Disk?

First of all, choose a software tool that can help you solve this forgotten Windows 7 password problem. If you don’t have option in front of you, Reset Windows Password is recommended. It will let you boot your computer and reset the password without changing anything else on your computer.  Here are the steps:

  1. Download the self-extracting Zip file of Reset Windows Password package.
  2. Unzip the download file, there is an ISO image: ResetWindowsPwd.iso. Burn it onto a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive using ISO2Disc or any CD/DVD burning software you like.
  3. Boot your locked computer from the CD or USB flash drive.
  4. Wait until the boot process is complete. When a window pops up with all your Windows 7 user accounts, select an user account and then click the Reset Password button.

    Reset Windows Password

  5. It will reset your forgotten Windows 7 password immediately.

Now all things are done, reboot the computer as usual and you can get into the system without being asking for any password. The forgotten Windows 7 password has been removed. If you are about to set a new password, make sure it’s safe and you’ll never forget it again.