Question: How can I retrieve my Windows 7 administrator password? I have lost it a week ago.
There are many answers which you can select one of the best suitable to do your Windows 7 password reset by yourself.
Part 1: Create Windows 7 password reset disk before you lose the password
A Windows password reset disk is considered one of the easieset and
safest way to reset the forgotten Windows password. You can create one
- Step 1. Click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts.
- Step 2. Insert a USB flash drive into your computer.
- Step 3. Click Create a password Reset Disk (on the left window).
- Step 4. Click Next when it indicates Forgotten Password Wizard.
- Step 5. Type in your current password in when it shows Current User Account Password.
- Step 6. Click Next > Next > Finish.
Next time if an error password then there you can see the "password
reset" option. At this time, insert the disk you created and follow the
prompts to reset your password.
Part 2: Create a windows 7 password reset disk after you forgot the password
A third party is a need to reset your forgotten Windows password for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 or Windows Server 2003/2008.
- Step 1. Download and install the program Windows Password Unlocker. in any available PC.
- Step 2. Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive into your computer.
- Step 3. Run the program and create a password reset disk step-by-step.
You can use the disk to reset the password now.
Part 3: Bypass Windows 7 Password by Reinstalling Your Computer
If you cannot log on your computer with the above options, you can
reinstall your computer. It is the last choice for most PC users as it
will overwrite much of the information on your computer. Insert the
Windows 7 boot disk into your computer's CD-ROM drive and restart it.
Once the computer is running, follow the onscreen instructions to boot
from disk and to reinstall Windows 7.
The above options are effective when you need to perform Windows 7 password reset
And they can be also useful when you forgot Windows password for
Windows Vista / XP or other pc OS. You can try one of them when you find
your Windows password lost or forgotten.