Thursday, June 30, 2011

How to Reset Your Lost Computer Password?

Believe it or not, many Windows 7 computer users often forgot their computer passwords, including Windows 7 login password and BIOS password. So we should not master how to password protect our computer data, but also learn how to reset a lost computer password.  If you forgot Windows 7 login password or its BIOS password, try to reset it by following the tips listed below.
Forgot Windows 7 login password
Tip 1. Lost Windows 7 password, you can try to recall it by using the clues provided by a password hint.
Tip 2. The easiest way to reset a lost Windows 7 login password is to use the password reset disk on the condition that you can create the disk before your login password is forgotten.
Tip 3. If there is another administrator account password is accessible, you are lucky enough to reset the lost password of the user account after logging in computer with that administrator.
Tip 4. Reinstalling Windows is often regarded as the last choice for Windows password recovery. You can adopt if there are nothing important stored on your computer.
Tip 5. Windows Password Unlocker is the most recommended and effective method adopted by lost Windows 7 password users. It allows you to reset forgotten Windows 7 password by creating a bootable password reset disk with a CD/DVD or USB flash drive after your password is lost.
Forgot BIOS Password
Tip 1. Take the battery away for 15-30 minutes as removing the CMOS battery will cause the system to lose all CMOS settings including the password.
Tip 2. There are various utilities designed to help bypass CMOS passwords. An example of a great utility to decrypt / bypass BIOS passwords is the PC BIOS Security and Maintenance toolkit.
Tip 3. BIOS manufacturer is another method you can use to reset your BIOS password. You can also consult your motherboard manual or consult the website of the BIOS manufacturer if you don't have one.

How to Guess Your Own Windows Login Password When You Forgot It?

Creating Windows login password to protect PC from hackers is the most popular method for people who are cost a lot of time on the internet with their handy and necessary computer or notebook. Actually if you really want to secure your PC to against from unauthorized computer access, rule number one is to select strong, hard to guess passwords.
However, a recent report developed by a senior and famous Internet security firm, suggests that Internet users no matter the green hand or heavy ones are still relying on the same kind of foreseeable passwords that they used a decade ago.
Unless your password was randomly generated by password generate tools, it’s probably locked away in your mind somewhere. You also need to realized that it is imposable recovering your forgotten Windows password with the Brute force way. So how can you guess the password efficiently when you forgot Windows login password.
Actually, you need clues! Most people create passwords, even complicated ones, based on the people, places and things in their personal and professional lives. When knowing this, you can check out the clues below. Now you need make a list of potential passwords. They might give you enough cues to finally guess or recover that login password!
Your own name should goes first. And then spouse, children's, nicknames, pets or person you are dating, your parents or other family or friends names.

Important Numbers:
Some numbers that often play a part in passwords include birthday number, phone numbers especially previous ones, social security numbers, notable sports scores, important historical dates, drivers license numbers, etc.
Another interesting way people use numbers as passwords is by how they are arranged on the computer keypad. For example, a popular combination includes 123698745 because these numbers are lay as a cycle on the keypad. Does this sound familiar? If so, try some things here.
A city, state or community you want to travel to, like, have lived in, you married in or are from.

Interests or favorites:
Your hobbies, or sport like marathon, guitar, fishing, nascar, soccer, softball, football, golf and so on.
The favorite movie, tv show, or book; favorite people, sports stars, and celebrities; favorite band or album; favorite color or things and so on.

Still Can't Recall the Password?

If after all this mental work you still can't recall your password, you may have to try something a little more high-tech like a Windows password recovery program.

Calm Down If You Are Denied to Access into the PC

Have you ever encountered this similar situation that you are told that you cannot gain access into the PC neither the computer fails to work nor you have lost or forgotten Windows password to login? Then, what’s  going on? How to deal with this temporary issue? Need to reinstall the PC?
Calm down!  Sometimes it is only a piece of cake to solve the trouble and regain access into the PC. Now, you may need to check the following things whether they work in a right way.

Caps Lock might be on

It’s well known that the Windows password is case-sensitive, which means that the password your type in every time must
accord with the one which you created first time. If you have accidentally pressed Caps Lock, then you’re inadvertently typing your password in all capital letters. So, please make sure that Caps Lock is off before typing your password again.

You might be typing the wrong password
If you can't remember your password, you need to reset Windows password, with an administrator level account or a password reset disk.
Y ou might be trying to log on to the wrong user account
If you have more than one user account on the computer, make sure you're logging on to the account that matches the password you're using.
Your password may be reset or changed by an administrator
 If your computer is on a network, a network administrator has the ability to reset your password. If you think this might be the problem, check with your network administrator. If your computer is in a workgroup, anyone who has an administrator account on the computer can change your password. So, make sure if your password is changed or removed. If so, you need turn to ask a password reset disk or Windows password recovery tool for help.

How to Reset Windows User Password?

You can create and configure a number of user accounts on your Windows computer depending on the number of users. A user account has its own password that prevents unauthorized users from downloading programs, and making system changes that you do not approve of. If you have forgotten Windows password for user account, you can reset it and create a new password quickly using one of two simple methods.
Password reset disk
 1. Connect your Windows password reset disk to an open USB port on your computer.
2. Click "OK" when you see the "Username or password incorrect" message that appears when you enter the incorrect user account password in the open box.
3.Click "Reset Password" and follow the guided prompts to create a new password.

Password Hint
It is a good habit to create a Windows password hint when you set up a password for a user account. If you forgot the user password, a password hint can successfully get back your forgotten Windows password without any effort.

Administrator Account
1. Log on to the administrator account
2. Click the Windows "Start" button. Type "lusrmgr.msc"  in the "Start Search" box and click "OK." If prompted, type your administrator password and click "OK" to launch the Local Users and Groups window.
3. Double-click "Local Users and Groups" and click "Users." Right click the user account that you want to change the password for and click "Set Password."
4. Tpye and confirm the new password

Windows Password Recovery Tool
Except the above methods to reset Windows password, it is also recommended to take some Windows password recovery to do so. As is known, Windows Password Unlocker is kind of favorite and portable toolkit to reset the lost or forgotten Windows password for all popular Windows OS, like Windows 7/XP/Vista/2000 and Windows Server 2003/2008 etc.

Why Users Show More Favor to Windows 7?

As the release of Windows 7 , there are more and more Windows users show great favor to Windows 7, why? Answers are listed next.
A better desktop
Windows 7 gets you around your PC faster than ever. The taskbar has bigger buttons and full-sized previews—and you can pin programs to it for one-click access. Jump Lists provide shortcuts to files, folders, and websites. And Snap, Peek, and Shake give you easy (and fun) new ways to juggle all those open windows.

Smarter search
Type in the Start menu search box, and you'll see results instantly, grouped by category—documents, pictures, music, e‑mail, and programs. Search in a folder or library, and you can fine-tune your search with filters like date or file type—and use the preview pane to peek at the contents of your results.

Windows Touch
Use your fingers to browse the web, flip through photos, and open files and folders on a touchscreen PC—for the first time, Windows includes true multitouch technology. With gestures for zooming, rotating, and even right-clicking, it's a whole new way to work with your PC.

Internet Explorer 9 and Windows Live.
Windows 7 unleashes the full power of Internet Explorer 9, from its stunning hardware-accelerated graphics to the ability to launch favorite websites right from your taskbar. You'll also get the many possibilities of Windows Live, free: create photo albums and movies, chat in HD, and share your stuff anytime, anywhere.

Windows 7 is more secure than its previous Windows OS that Windows 7 can log on with fingerprint. With this new performance, it is never an annoying thing if you want to do your Windows 7 password reset once forgot. Usually, we sometimes make great mess when we lost or forgot Windows logon password on Windows XP/Vista or other OS.

How to Optimize Windows Vista for better performance?

No matter how fast or shiny computers might be when they are new, they all seem to get slower over time. That state-of-the-art PC you bought last year might not feel like such a screamer after you install a dozen programs, load it with antispyware and antivirus tools, and download untold amounts of junk from the Internet. The slowdown might happen so gradually you hardly notice it, until one day you’re trying to open a program or file and wonder, "What happened to my poor PC?"
Whatever the cause, there are a lot of ways to help speed up Windows and make your PC work better—even without upgrading your hardware. Here are some tips to help you optimize Windows Vista for faster performance.

1.   Keep regular update
Update Vista regularly to install new changes and fixes to the operating system that may allow Vista to work better. Click the "Windows Update" icon on your computer's task bar to view and install the latest Windows Updates.

2.    Clean up utilities monthly
Run the Defragment and Disk Cleanup utilities on your computer at least once a month to optimize your computer's hard drive. 

3.   Delete the useless programs
Delete programs that you do not need or use. Navigate to the "Programs and Features" tool on the "Control Panel" to see programs installed on your computer. Highlight the program and click "Uninstall" to remove unused software.

4.    Update the RAM memory
Upgrade your computer's RAM memory. While Vista requires at least 1 GB of RAM to run, installing 2 GB or RAM or more will allow your computer to run more processes at the same time with less slowdown.

Well, by the way, when we are using Windows Vista, we often encounter the problem that you cannot access the PC with forgotten Windows password. Then how to keep your Vista good in use and prevent from resetting Windows Vista password? It is better create a Windows password reset disk and a password hint for the PC.