How do I reset my Windows 7 password with a flash drive? My Windows 7 Home Premium laptop just created one account once I bought it. I now know that I should create a password reset disk when I set the account. Pity that it is too late. Now, I forgot my login password and don't know how to reset it. I have tried the free tool Ophcrack, and burned its iSO file into a flash drive, did not success. Can anyone suggest me reset my Windows 7 password without reinstallation or formatting my computer?
Well, if we create a Windows 7 password reset disk before we lost password or once we set the account to laptop, the disk will be useful for us now. Ways to create password reset disk:
Step 1. Insert a blank floppy disk into your computer driver.
Step 2. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start -> Control Panel -> User Accounts and Family Safety -> User Accounts -> Create a password reset disk.
Step 3. At the “Forgotten Password Wizard” window, click “Next”.
Step 4. Choose your inserted floppy drive from the list of available devices and click “Next”.
Step 5. Input your current password and click “Next”.
Step 6. Click “Next” when the wizard shows process was completed and click “Finish”.
Now a Windows 7 password reset disk is created.
If you own this Win 7 user password reset disk, you can now pick it up to help you reset forgotten admin password.
While, if not, you may try the easiest and quickest way - use pro “Windows Password Recovery Tool”. Read detailed steps:
Step 1. Logon one's computer which you might download something. Download Windows Password Recovery Tool; Run the installation with several clicks so run it.
Step 2. Burn a Windows 7 password reset disk by using a blank CD/DVD or USB memory. A USB memory will be better yet, if the locked Win 7 pc without the CD driver.
Step 3. Connect the burned Win7 password reset disk with the locked Win 7 computer, Press DELETE, F1, F2, F10, F12 or Alt+S (the combined key comes to that screen may display a sentence while computer starts), then do BIOS setting for pc to boot from USB stick, restart pc and run software.
Step 4. Reset any account you need to reset the unknown logon password, click "reset" button to operate password reset with several clicks.
Step 5. Take out this Win 7 password reset disk, restart PC with account needed password reset.
Congratulations, you can successfully logon Windows 7 now. Win 7 password recovery is also not hard for all of us!
Hope to follow a video to reset forgotten Windows 7 password? Watch it from: http://youtu.be/MLrkJjZO1r8
Source: Windows 7 admin password reset :http://resetpassword.blogspot.com/2013/03/how-to-do-windows-7-password-reset.html
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