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26 July 2011

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

So what if you lost your administrator password and you are locked to log in to your computer well you should have the below live password cracking CD ready or follow the below steps to create one now.

Follow the below steps to Reset password now .:

1. Download the Password Recovery Disk

2. After downloading the above recovery disk you have to burn it too a CD so that we can BOOT it up, to get started for the further process.

3. Now BOOT with your recovery disk and you will see some codes like below, if you are not able to BOOT directly than go to your BIOS OPTIONS and than choose BOOT CD Rom that’s it .:

4. Press Enter.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

5. Watch the boot files load:

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

6. Select the partition where Windows is installed (usually 1.)

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

7. Press Enter to use the default Registry directory (unless you changed it, this will be right.)

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

8. Type 1 and press Enter.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

9. Select Edit user data and passwords. [1]

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

10. Type the username of the account for which you want to change the password. i.e. Rich

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

11. I recommend you clear the password with option 1.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

12. You will receive confirmation that your password is cleared. Now type the same username again and press Enter.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

13. Choose option q to quit.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

14. Save the files by typing y and pressing Enter.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

15. Select n to quit.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

16. Now restart your machine.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

17. Wait for your machine to boot and login without a password.

Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password

Be sure to set a new password and don’t forget that this time. [Source]