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How to Retrieve a Lost Windows 7 Password

February 19th, 2013 by Admin

While it is a good practice to change Windows 7 password frequently to avoid the password hacking, we might easily forget it. In such a situation, you might want to use a Windows password recovery application that can help you to retrieve your password back.

I have tested several Windows password recovery tool and it turned out that Password Recovery Bundle 2013 is one of the best cracking utility out there that allows you to retrieve lost Windows 7 password in a matter of minutes.

How to Retrieve a Lost Windows 7 Password?

To get started, you need to find an alternative computer which you can login with administrator user account. Download Password Recovery Bundle on the computer. Launch the program after installing, and then click on Windows Password button. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a bootable CD.

Once you’ve created the CD, you place the CD into the computer with the forgotten Windows 7 password, and turn on the PC. If your computer does not automatically boot from the CD drive, you may need to change your boot order or use a boot menu to select the CD you want to boot from.

The PC reads the information on the CD and finally start the Reset Windows Password program. It shows a list of user accounts inside the SAM database for your Windows 7 installation.

Highlight a user account with the lost password, and click on Reset Password button. It will remove your lost Windows 7 password associated with that user account. Now restart the computer and you can then log back into Windows 7 with a blank password.


Password Recovery Bundle 2013 is a must-have rescue utility to all Windows users, with the helps of this software you can retrieve a forgotten Windows 7 password and regain full control to your machine easily.

Lost Windows 7 Password?

September 24th, 2012 by Admin

Did you lose Windows 7 password? Have you forgotten your Windows 7 password? Follow the guide in resetting Windows 7 password to gain access again to Windows 7.

When installing Windows 7 the first time, the setup will prompt us to create a user account and password. The password ensures that only you have access to your user account or user profile. If Windows 7 is installed already, when you first turn on your new computer, you will still be prompted to setup a Windows login credential. It’s a rule of thumb of remember the password and keep it private by not sharing it to anyone. However, there are end-users who forget their Windows 7 password, so we’ll discuss on this article on what to do if you lose your Windows 7 password.

Using Password Hint and Password Reset

If you forget Windows 7 password and received an error message that the entered user name or password is incorrect, Windows will display the password hint. Try remembering the password using the hint that you’ve created. If you really cannot remember your password, and you have created a password reset disk, click “Reset Password” on the login screen and follow the instructions when Forgotten Password Wizard is displayed.

There’s no Password Reset Disk?

Not everyone created Windows 7 password reset disk which means your account is locked and you have no access unless you have another administrator account. Try to login using another administrator account in Windows 7 (it can be another admin user account that you’ve created before or the default but hidden administrator account that you’ve enabled), select Start button, type lusrmgr.msc in the Search box and press Enter key. The Local User and Groups console will be displayed. Select “Users” in the left pane. Right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and click Set Password. Type and confirm the password.

Note that resetting the password in Windows 7 using another administrator account has impact: You will lose access to encrypted e-mail messages, stored password for websites and encrypted files on that account that you reset the password for. If your emails and files are not encrypted, you are not affected.

What if there’s no other administrator account in Windows 7 to reset a password?

The worst scenario is you did not enable the default but hidden admin account in Windows 7 or you don’t have another account with administrator permission. Don’t worry, because you can try another method to reset when you lose your Windows 7 password by using a third-party password utility software: Password Recovery Bundle.

To prevent from losing your Windows 7 password again, take advantage of the password reset disk in Windows. The Forgotten Password Wizard will create a userkey.psw file in any removable drive of your choice so you can use to reset a forgotten Windows 7 password in any event. This will save you time and trouble in case you’ve forgotten your Windows 7 password.