Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Tips to Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password

Microsoft Windows 7 provides sold functionality as an operating system. The OS has updated security, flashy presentation and an overall high level of performance. Yet, Windows 7 does not work very well if you can’t log in in the first place. You can fall prey to this situation if you forgot your Windows 7 password. Alternatively, your system may have become corrupt, which no longer allows your correct password to work, or you may have set a new password for an account and forgotten it.
In Windows 7, there are two basic types of user accounts: Administrator and Standard. The Administrator account has full access to all computer and system settings while you only have essentially access to files and settings for particular user when you log on Windows 7 with standard user account.
When you forgot Windows 7 password, you can try the following 2 simple tips to reset it if you can access to your computer with another Windows 7 administrator account.
Tip 1: Reset Forgotten Password by Computer Management
Step 1: Log on Windows 7 with the accessible administrator computer.
Step 2: Right-click Computer icon to select Manage and the  computer management screen appears.
Step 3: Double-click Local Users and Group on the left of the appeared screen.
Step 4: Double-click Users folders. And all the Windows user names will be displayed for you on the right of computer management screen.
Step 5: Right-click the user name whose password you forgot, and then select Set Password.
Step 6: Click Proceed when a dialog box pops up.
Step 7: Enter and confirm a new password for the account, and then click Ok.
Tip 2: Reset Forgotten Password by lursrmgr.msc
Step 1: Click Start button and enter lusrmgr.msc into the Search box, and then press Enter.
Step 2: In the coming Local Users and Groups screen, double-click Users.
Step 3: Right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and then click Set Password.
Step 4: Type and confirm the new password, and then click OK.
When you forgot Windows 7 administrator password, it seems to be a difficult  and annoying thing . However, you can still take the below 2 ways to remove or change the forgotten Windows 7 password and regain access to your computer.
Tip 1: Change Forgotten Password With  a  Password Reset Disk
Step 1: Log on your computer with the target Windows account.
Step 2: Enter a wrong password in the welcome screen password box, and press Enter.
Step 3: Click OK when the error message comes up.
Step 4: Click on Reset password on the following screen.
Step 5: Click Next when Password Reset Wizard welcome screen appears.
Step 6: Follow the forgotten password reset wizard to change lost Windows 7 password.
But with this method, make sure you have created a password reset disk for Windows 7, otherwise, it makes no sense.
Tip 2: Remove Forgotten Password by a Third Party
This is a secure and efficient way for you to do Windows password recovery with a bootable CD/DVD/USB.

Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Unlocker in any accessible PC.
Step 2: Run the application and insert a bootable CD/DVD/USB in the PC.
Step 3: Burn an ISO image file to the CD/DVD/USB
Step 4: Insert the burned CD/DVD/USB into your locked computer.
Step 5: Remove forgotten Windows 7 password with the burned CD/DVD/USB

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