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What's your operating system? After logging in as standard user, you have insufficient privileges to change the admin password via cmd. You need to boot with Windows install media, and replace sethc.exe with cmd.exe. When rebooting to the login screen, you can launch a command prompt and reset your password there.

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Now we will try to login Windows 7 with the built-in administrator and reset forgotten administrator password.

  1. Boot or reboot your Windows 7 PC or laptop.
  2. Press F8 repeatedly until the Windows Advanced Options Menu screen appears.
  3. Select Safe Mode in the coming screen, and then Press Enter.
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How to enable Windows 7 administrator account and reset lost Win 7 admin password
There are two parts for your Windows 7:
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* Reset lost Win 7 admin password
With 240 million licenses sold out in one year, Windows 7 has been proved to be a successful product of Microsoft. Compared with its previous versions like Windows XP, it has many improved features. The built-in administrator account is one of the features. In Windows XP, there is a default administrator account after installation. But the built-in administrator account is disabled by default in Windows 7. To enable Windows 7 administrator account and assign a password to it, you can achieve it in 2 methods.
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Method 1: Use Command Prompt
The easiest way to enable the Windows 7 built-in administrator account is to use the Command Prompt.
1. Click Start and type CMD in the search box. Right-click CMD and select Run as Administrator.
2. Click Yes when prompted to allow the Command Processor to run. And then the command prompt will appear.
3. Type net user in the command prompt window, and then hit Enter. All the Windows account user names will be listed. You'll also see the Administrator account, but now it is not enabled.
4. Type net user administrator /active:yes and hit Enter to enable Windows 7 admin account.
Now the Windows 7 administrator account is created. To create the Windows 7 administrator password, you can follow the below steps:
1. Switch to log on Windows 7 with the administrator account.
2. Click Start, Control Panel, User Accounts and Family Safety and User Accounts in order. You'll enter the screen where you can make changes for your account.
3. Click Create a password for your account on the screen.
4. In the coming screen, type and confirm your Win 7 admin password.
5. Enter password hint and click Create Password.
Now your Windows 7 admin password is successfully created.
Method 2: Use Local Users and Groups
1. Click Start and type lusrmgr.msc in the search box, and then hit Enter. The Local Users and Groups screen will come up.
2. Double-click the Users folder. And all the Windows 7 account will be displayed for you.
3. Right-click the Administrator account and select Properties.
4. Uncheck the "Account is disabled" check-box and click OK on the administrator properties screen.
Now Win 7 admin account is enabled. To set a password for the enabled Windows 7 administrator account, follow the steps as below:
1. Right-click the Administrator account and select Set Password.
2. Click Proceed to go on your operation
3. Type and confirm your new Win 7 admin password and click Ok
4. Close the Local Users and Groups screen.
Now the Windows 7 administrator password is assigned to your Windows 7 admin account.
Part II: Reset lost Win 7 admin password
Windows 7 administrator password reset Tips:
Note 1. Please remember to create a Windows 7 password reset disk after assigning Windows administrator password. It allows you to change your forgotten Win 7 admin password when you are locked out of Windows.
Note 2. If you forgot to create the password reset disk, you can choose to use Windows Password Breaker to help create a Windows 7 password reset disk rather than reinstalling the system. Now follow the steps to create the disk to reset Windows 7 password.
step 1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker.
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Step 3. Reset Windows 7 administrator password with the disk.
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Reset Windows 7 admin password is not hard in fact, as long as you follow these methods to do.

Method 1: To Reset Admin Password with Administrator Account
On Win 7 logon screen, click user and "Switch user" to choose another administrator to sign into. Turn to Control Panel and navigate to User menu. Choose the account you want to reset its password, and remove its password. And then set a new password for it.

Method 2: Reset Admin Password with Password Reset Disk
You have two ways to get password reset disk. One is create it when you still have the administrator password. The other is to create it with third-party software, such as Windows 7 password genius.

Similarly, on Win 7 logon screen, after type wrong password, click link "Reset Password" to go on. Or insert password reset disk into Windows 7 computer and boot it from disk. Windows 7 Password Genius runs, at the same time, all accounts and password list for you. Choose the administrator account, and click "Reset Password" to finish Windows 7 admin password reset.

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How can i reset my admin password from guest?


You can't reset the admin password form guest, but you can reset the guest password from the admin.

Do as following methods to reset your admin password.
Step1: Download Windows Password Reset Deluxe ( http://www.windowspasswordreset.net ) and install it.
Step2: Burn the ISO image file onto a USB flash drive.
Step3: Boot up your Windows 7 PC by the bootable burned USB in minutes.
Step4: Remove the forgot Windows 7 password on the operation interface and logon PC without password.

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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


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what is it your trying to log on to a computer or like yahoo or something like that?

can u log on to admin. if so u can change other user names with CMD prompt

if its a website request for a password recovery

here is the cmd way not 100% sure if this will work without admin but in the start menu type cmd a black screen will come up type net user. a list of users will pop up then type net user (the name of the account you want to change the pass) and * and there you go u can reset passwords without knowing them
blow i will show you how if i was not clear.


start:search cmd
(black box)
type:net users (enter)
imma use guest for the password i wanna change
type net users guest *
type your new password and then type it again


hope this clears it up a little if your wanting the admin pass theres dif ways give me more info about the type of computer and i will more then happy help you out with any problems and or question

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Go to start search
type CMD
u will get cmd option
rt click on that and do run as admin

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on the command prompt type
Net user administrator /active:yes
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it works
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