Restart your computer
repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once
in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse
allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Start Windows Normally
Return to OS Choices Menu
Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight
to your choice
select safe mode with command prompt
Click start run type cmd press Enter
black screen should open DOS mode
this will vary depending on your operating system
type in net user username
For eg. If you want to change administrator password
, type net user Administrator
It will prompt you to enter the new password.
Enter the new password and the password is changed
if this fails you will need to
Select safe mode with networking to download
you could download all of these or just one save them
to a usb drive for later use if one fails to remove the password
Windows Password Recovery Basic
A CMOS BIOS password recovery tool
Editors note: This tool should only be used by
experienced computer users.
Please see the enclosed read me if you would like to
run it from Windows.
Failure to follow instructions (from Windows) will
cause your anti-virus to flag this as a virus.
System Utilities which includes data recovery software, data backup, password
reset tools for Windows helps you to maintain your system. Dr.Freeware is
freeware, you can download and use it for free.
Lazesoft Recover My
Password Home Edition is a very easy to use Windows password recovery freeware
Almost everything on a computer or on the Internet requires
If you are like most people, between home, school, work and
your social networking, you have a host of passwords.
So what happens when you cannot remember your most basic
passwords, such as your Windows password?
There are programs that can find passwords for you, but
there is a way to find them without a program or software.
Open your computer's Start option.
Click on Accessories panel. Under this, you will see the
program "Run," and click on it.
You will have a window with a typing bar that is displayed.
Write down your passwords for future reference.
Type in "cmd" in the blank, then press the Enter
You should then be given a screen that looks like the old
Disc Operating Screens, just a blank screen with information.
You will see the words "Account information."
Type "netuser/user" and press "Enter."
Computer passwords are a key to our computer and online
Look at the list of all your computer's programs that appear
on your screen.
Pick the program that you wish to change the password for,
and after that program name type in "netusername", hit space and and
click "star" key.
So if you're Bob, it would read "netuserbob *".
Be sure and put in the name you use for the specific
computer you are changing passwords on.
You can then create a new password that will allow you to
get back into the program.
If you have forgotten more than one password, you can repeat
the process for other programs.
Do not exit the black screen but simply go back to the other
program's names and repeat the same process with "netusername *",
Enter, and new password.