2/20/2012

Learn about How to Reset Windows 7 Password


Forgot Windows 7 password to your account happens to a lot of people,
and numerous of them have no idea with it , regardless of administrator or other user passwords, luckily there are several ways to get your Windows password reset. In this article you can learn about how to recover or reset Windows 7 passwords on your computer with several efficient methods in different situation.

Method 1: Use Windows 7 Password Reset Disk
A Windows password reset disk is always used to reset Windows password if you have created in advance. Here are the steps to use the disk for your password recovery.
Step 1: If you enter the wrong password when you attempt to log on, Windows will display a message that the password is incorrect. Click "OK" to close the message box.
Step 2: Click "Reset Windows Password", and then insert Windows password reset disk (or other removable media).
Step 3: Follow the steps in the "Password Reset Wizard" to create a new password.
Step 4: Log on with the new password.
Notes:
1. It cannot be used to reset Windows password on another computer.
2. Keep the password reset disk in a safe place in case of others' access your computer.
3. Take the disk for Windows password reset if you lost the password next time.

Method 2: Reset Windows 7 Password with Typing lusrmgr.msc
Step 1: Log on to the account who owns the credential of an administrator account.
Step 2: Click the Start button with typing lusrmgr.msc into the Search box, and press "ENTER". Then "Local Users and Groups" opens. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Step 3: Double-click "Local Users and Groups", and then click Users.
Step 4: Right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and then click Set Password.
Step 5: Type and confirm the new password.

Method 3:Use Safe Mode to Reset Windows 7 password
1. Press F8 when your Windows 7 is booting. You will come to the Advanced Boot Options.
2. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and press Enter.
3. Enter safe mode with an available admin account. And a command prompt will appear.
4. Type net user in command prompt and press Enter. It will show you all accounts on the Windows 7.
5.Type net user Ellen12345(Ellen is the locked admin account’s name and 123456 is the new password. This depends on the setting of your computer) and press Enter. Now you have successfully created a new password on the locked admin account.
6. Type shut down –r –t 00 and press Enter.
7. The computer will reboot automatically and then you can log on Windows 7.


Method 4: Reset Windows 7 Password From the Command Prompt
In the Command Prompt you can monitor all the user of the computer by typing some commands.
Step 1: Press Win Key+R and type cmd in the Run command box and hit enter to open command prompt. And then type net user in the command prompt and hit Enter. The Command Prompt will show you all accounts on the Windows 7 PC.
Step 2: Type net user xyz (xyz is the locked admin account's name and 123 is the new password) and press Enter. Now you have successfully created a new password on the locked admin account.
Step 3: Type shutdown -r -t 00 and press Enter.
Your Windows 7 PC should be rebooted automatically and then you can log in Windows 7 with the new password. It is a simple and easy way to change the password of any users from the Command Prompt.
But the drawback of this technique is that you can’t solve Windows 7 password recovery issues if you do not have the Administrator Privileges. So it is quite hard to change the Windows password of the users without logging in as the administrator.

Method 5: Reset Password with Windows Password Reset
Before reset your windows password, there are three things you need to do first.
1.      Have a computer that can link with the Internet.
2.      Prepare CD/DVD, or USB.
3.      Download the software Windows Password Reset Std Edition/ Windows Password Reset Pro Edition/ Windows Password Reset Deluxe Edition refer to your needs.

Once you have done follow the instructions below, you can start to reset your password.
Step1: Run the downloaded file to install Windows Password Reset.
Step2: Burn Windows Password Reset ISO file to CD/DVD, or USB.
Step3: Insert newly created CD/DVD and reboot your computer, there, you should pay attention to change your computer’s setting to make it boot from the CD/DVD, or USB, then remove the windows password you want.

Well, there are so many solutions to solve your business with Windows 7 password lost, of which depends on your convenience. If you have another available Windows 7 admin account in hand, it will take less time to remove or change Windows 7 password in Control Panel. Go forward with Start button and follow its guide to remove or change the Windows password at once.

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