Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
To improve the Windows Vista security, entering the username and password is required by default firstly when users want to enter computer. In fact, if the computer is only used for you only at home, it seems no need to enter the password to do it. Entering computer without password may be the best choice. In this case, you can simply remove Windows Vista password based on the following three methods. By the way, the method 3 also can be used to reset Windows Vista password when you are locked out of computer.
Method 1: Remove Windows Vista password with Control Panel
Step 1. Click on Start, Control Panel.
Step 2. Click User Accounts and Family Safety, and then click the User Accounts link.
Step 3. Click the Remove your password link in the User Accounts screen.
Step 4. Enter your current password in the text box on the next screen, and then click Remove Password button.
Now that your Windows Vista password has been removed, you will be no longer need to enter password when you enter computer. In addition to the Control Panel, you can also remove the password with Computer Management. Then follow the method 2 below to remove the password.
Method 2: Remove Windows Vista password with Computer Management
Step 1. Right-click Computer and select Manage.
Step 2. Click Local User and Groups, and then click Users. And all the accounts will be listed for you.
Step 3. Right-click target account and select Set password.
Step 4. Leave the password text field blank and click OK.
The two methods above require you log on computer firstly. If you forgot Windows Vista password and are locked out of computer. These two methods could not help you. Then you need to try the method 3.
Method 3: Remove Windows Vista password with software
If the methods mentioned above don't work, the most efficient way is to take advantages of Windows Login Recovery. This software allows you to burn a password reset disk with a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive. You can use the password reset disk to reset or remove Vista password. This method is often adopted when people are locked out of computer with all Windows administrator passwords lost.
Step 1. Download and install Windows Login Recovery in any computer.
Step 2. Burn a password reset disk with a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Step 3. Boot your locked computer from the created password reset disk.
Step 4. Reset Windows Vista password by following the instructions.
Windows Login Recovery is secure software. Your valuable data will not be lost when you remove password with this powerful Windows password recovery tool. If you think that the steps above are not clear enough, you could view the Windows Login Recovery User Guide.
The above three methods can help you remove Windows Vista password easily and safely. Even though you are completely locked out of your Vista computer, you can remove the forgotten password and log on your computer again.
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