Nowadays, the most popular system surely belongs to Windows 7.Why it is so hot? Compare with other systems, Windows 7 possess the advantages as a better desktop, smarter search, better wireless networking etc. However, when the Windows 7 users come across the computer problems, they have to search for the solutions are differ from other systems, and Windows 7 password reset is the common question to be asked.
In general, in order to prevent others to use your computer without your admission, you would set an account and password. And you would change your password to avoid being stolen from time to time. In this case, forget the windows password you set not long ago occurs naturally. As you can’t log into your computer, something necessary should be done. In this article, four methods would help you recover windows password by yourself.
Method 1: Use Safe Mode to Reset Windows 7 password
Step 1. Press F8 when your Windows 7 is booting. You will come to the Advanced Boot Options.
Step 3. Enter safe mode with an available admin account. And a command prompt will appear.
Step 4. Type net user in command prompt and press Enter. It will show you all accounts on the Windows 7.
Step 5. Type net user Amber123 (Amber is the locked admin account’s name and 123 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.
Step 6. Type shut down –r –t 00 and press Enter.
Step 7. The computer will reboot automatically and then you can log on Windows 7.
Method 2: Use a Accessible Administrator Account
Standard user account with admin right and administrator account are both available. Standard User account only allows you to use most software and change system settings that do not affect users and security of computer. But administrator account has complete access to the computer and makes any changes. So you can easily perform Windows password recovery if you can log on your compute with a Windows account with administrator privileges.
Method 3: 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.
Method 4: Reset Password with Windows Password Reset
Before reset your windows password, there are three things you need to do first.
Have a computer that can link with the Internet.
Prepare CD/DVD, or USB.
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.