Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Anyone can forget a password. Okay you may think it will never happen to you, but think again, because it may just happen. Forgetting your user account password is no big deal providing you have taken the necessary precautions to create a Password Reset Disk.
Sadly, if you haven't created a Password Reset Disk for your Windows operating system then gaining access to your PC will become a nightmare. I'm not saying that it is impossible, because it isn't. However, this tutorial refers to resetting your user account password with the aid of your Windows Password Reset Disk.
The first you will know about your password being wrong is when you type the password in at boot up and a message appears telling you that The User Name or Password is Incorrect. It is at this stage that you need your Password Reset Disk.
Once you have your Password Reset Disk (you should have created this either on a floppy disk or a USB flash drive. See: Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk) you should insert the disk (or USB stick) into the relevant drive and then proceed as follows:
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