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How to Change or Remove Windows 7 Password?

Windows 7 allows you to create a strong Windows 7 password to protect your data on computer. Meanwhile it also provides you solution to change or remove Windows 7 password. So you are able to change Windows 7 password if you forgot Windows 7 password or intend to reset Windows 7 password for other reasons. Here are guides on how to remove or change Windows 7 password.

Solution 1: Change or remove Windows 7 password through Windows 7 control panel

If you can log on your computer with Windows 7 password, you can remove or change Windows 7 password easily through Windows 7 control panel.

To change Windows 7 password, please follow the steps:

Step 1: Click on Start > Control Panel > User Accounts and Family Safety > User Accounts.
Step 2: Click Change your password.
Step 3: In the screen comes up, type your current password, the new password you would like to start using and a password hint. (password hint is optional)
Step 4: Click Change password button to confirm your Windows 7 password change.

Now your Windows 7 password has been changed, and you must use your new password to log on to Windows 7 from this point forward.

To remove Windows 7 password, it is also very simple. Just follow the below steps:

Step 1: Click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts and Family Safety > User Accounts.
Step 2: Click Remove your password.
Step 3: Type your current Windows 7 password in the text box on the following screen.
Step 4: Click Remove Password button to confirm that you'd like to remove your Windows 7 password.

Now your Windows 7 account password is removed. And you will no longer need to log on your computer with Windows 7 password.

Solution 2: Remove Windows 7 password with Windows Login Recovery

If you are locked out of computer as you forgot all Windows 7 passwords, what should you do to remove or change Windows 7 password then? At that time, you need the help of Windows password recovery software to remove your lost or forgotten Windows 7 password. Windows password recovery software allows you to remove lost or forgotten Windows administrator password, standard user password on all popular Windows OS, including Windows 7. By burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive, you can easily regain to computer again.

Here are the steps to remove Windows 7 password with Windows Login Recovery Professional:

Step 1: Download Windows Login Recovery Professional and install it in any computer.
Step 2: Run the program and burn an ISO image file into the blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Step 3: Start your locked computer from the bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Step 4: Remove Windows 7 password by following the instructions.

And now you can access to your computer without password. And you can easily remove or change Windows 7 password according to the steps in solution 1.

Of course, you can also change Windows 7 password if you have a password reset disk in advance. If you don't know how to create one, You could follow the guide of Microsoft's official website.

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