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Source: Windows 7 Password Reset
Tired of having program installing problems with Windows 7? Read on inside to see if we can't cure your woes.
Boldly Going Where None Have Gone Before Windows 7 is still in its baby-steps beta phase, with what is assumed to be the first release candidate having made its mark in the land of torrents just last week. However, what happens when you encounter a problem with software that hasn't been tried and tested yet in the field by those on the front lines testing the beta? You do the only logical thing - retreat and recover.
In this regard Windows 7 offers a bevy of recovering options - for this article, we'll be analyzing the two most practical ones:
System Restore If there's one thing newer versions of Windows have incorporated astoundingly well, it is the ability to system restore to just about any point in the past. Now, so long as the problem you've been having is relatively recent, you'll be able to be back in business in no time.
Just follow these steps to getting your system back to the way it's supposed to be running:
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Forgot Dell administrator password? Couldn't log on to Windows 7? It's really frustrated thing if Dell computer is locked since that happens. But even though, we can still find other ways to reset Windows 7 admin password without reset disk.
One: Reset Windows 7 admin password with Chntpw
The followings are the main steps to use Chntpw to reset Windows 7 forgotten admin password.
1. Get Chntpw and create a CD Windows password reset disk with it on available computer.
Besides Chntpw, iSunshare Windows Password Genius is another effective tool for creating Windows password reset disk.
2. Set your locked computer boot from CD-ROM.
When power on the computer, enter BIOS settings, choose BOOT option, and select CD-ROM as the first boot device.
3. Reset Windows 7 password to be blank
3.1 Select the partition where Windows was installed on
3.2 Select path and registry files
3.3 Select which part of registry to load, use predefined choices.
3.4 Edit user data and passwords, and select a user to reset its password. There is one simple choice - clear (blank) user password. Choose it and clear administrator password to blank instantly.
When successfully clear out the administrator password, quit out and press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart computer, logging in to Dell Windows 7 computer without password.
More introduction details are here.
Two: Reset Windows 7 password with Offline NT Password Registry Editor
Besides Chntpw, you can create a live cd or bootable usb with Offline NT Password Registry Editor which is a freeware program. It is based on the text console, so it may be a little difficult to carry out.
Here are the main steps to use Offline NT password registry editor:
<1> Get Offline NT Password Registry Editor and use it to create a live cd or bootable USB disk.
<2> Set your dell computer to boot with the USB
<3> Follow the Windows 7 password reset instruction to finish the operation when the password reset program starts.
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