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Forgot Windows 7 password? How to Reset Windows 7 Password On Your Own

Recover My Windows Password

Forgot Windows 7 password? How to reset the administrator password if you've NOT created a Windows 7 password reset disk? Here I recommend you to try Recover My Windows Password when you forgot Windows 7 login password.

Recover My Windows Password a secure and effective Windows password recovery software designed to create a bootable password recovery disk to reset lost or forgotten Windows 7 password for any version of Windows, including Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/NT and Windows Server 2008/2003/2000. Simply follow this step-by-step guide to reset your lost Windows 7 password easily.


Step 1: Create a Windows 7 Password Recovery Disk

Download the Recover My Windows Password and save it on any computer you have access to. Unzip the downloaded file, there should be an ISO image file: RecoverMyWinPassword.iso. Burn the ISO image to a blank CD using any ISO Burning software such as BurnCDCC.


Burn Recover My Windows Password boot CD

Step 2: Modify BIOS to Boot from Windows 7 Password Recovery Disk

Boot your locked computer. When it is powered on, check the boot-screen for setup key (e.g., DELETE key, F8 key, F2 key) to enter BIOS Setup Utility.


Choose the BOOT menu and set Boot Device Priority option: Set the 1st Boot Device to CD/DVD-ROM. Press F10 to save your changes.


Set BIOS to boot from Recover My Windows Password boot CD

Step 3: Reset Windows 7 Password

Insert the Windows 7 password recovery disk into the CD-ROM drive of your Windows 7 computer and restart the computer. The boot loading screen should appear immediately.


Recover My Windows Password boot CD is initializing.


Wait for a few minutes until the Recover My Windows Password appears.


The main interface of Recover My Windows Password


Select the Windows SAM database (e.g., C:\Windows\system32\config\SAM), the program will automatically list all local user accounts. Select a user account and click the Reset button. The program will remove / unlock your Windows 7 password instantly.


Click the Restart button to reboot the computer. Now you are able to log into your Windows 7 system without a password! It saves you much more time and trouble than reinstalling Windows 7 system.

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