3/04/2012

How to Reset Vista Password


Nowadays, although Windows 7 have been the mainstream system, Vista still is loved by parts of computer users. However, the computer problems in different systems would be solved in different ways, such as windows password reset. We can find vast reset Windows 7 password methods easily in the Internet, but about the Vista is not so many. In this article, we will talk about how to reset Vista password in different ways.

Method1:  Use your password reset disk to recover the Windows password
Vista allow you to create a password reset disk, which enables you to reset your password without much hassle. The problem with this option is that you have to create the reset disk before the password is lost. Thus if you don’t have a password reset disk, this option is not for you.

Method2: Restore Windows Vista to a previous state
If you configured a new password recently and can still remember the password you used before, then you can restore Windows to a point in time before you changed the password. The Restore function of Windows Vista will make sure that you don’t lose personal data. However, programs that have been installed since the corresponding restore point have to be installed again. All you need for this procedure is a Windows Vista setup DVD.

Method3: Using Windows Vista
Microsoft created options in their operating system the ability for users to reset their password at any moment. You may already know that you can reset that you can do this on your own by going into the Control Panel under User Accounts and Family Safety. If you can’t get into your account, then you can log in as an administrator and change it yourself. But you need to remember the password of the admin.  There is a tool that you can create within Windows that will allow you to reset the password anytime you need to. Here’s how:
1. Go to the Control Panel.
2. Click User Accounts and Family Safety.
3. Select User Accounts.
4. Click the Create a Password Reset Disk.
5. The Forgotten Password Wizard will open. Follow the instructions on the screen and make sure to put in your Windows password for the profile you are currently logged into.

Method 4: Use Windows Password Reset tool to reset Windows Vista password.
Before reset your windows password, you should have a computer that can link with
the Internet, prepare CD/DVD, or USB, then download the software Windows Password Reset.
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.

With the methods above, forgetting your Vista password is no longer a crisis. Among the four methods, I more prefer to the fourth method—Use Windows Password Reset , because it spend a little time and the more important, it is easily and safely.

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