It's an annoying problem if you forgot a Windows 7 password. You may regain access to your computer by reinstalling the Windows system, but the process will spend a lot of time. If you have an urgent job and need to use the computer, it might be a disaster for you. In this condition, you'll need to quickly reset the Windows 7 password. Therefore, you can unlock your computer in a few minutes.
To reset the password, you need a computer with a CD burner, a blank CD/DVD disk and password reset software. If you don't have a CD burner then you'll need a USB flash drive instead. Windows Password Buster is a professional and easy-to-use Windows password recovery tool. This software enables you to reset forgotten Windows 7 password by creating a password reset disk. Just 4 easy steps:
Install Windows Password Buster in an available computer. Run the program and create a password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
1. Insert a blank CD/DVD disk or USB flash drive into the computer and select your option.
2. Click "Next" to start the burning. The burning may take a few seconds.
Now you have successfully created a password reset disk. You can use the disk to reset the forgotten Windows password.
Insert the password reset disk into the locked computer. Turn on or reboot the computer and immediately press "F2" to enter the BIOS Setup Utility. (The key to access into BIOS depends on the manufacturer of the motherboard and BIOS. F2 and Delete is the common key able to enter BIOS.)
1. On the "Advanced" or "Boot" Tab, set the boot priority. Make sure the CDROM is the frist priority.
2. Press "F10" to save and exit. The computer will restart and boot from the password reset disk automatically.
For more information, please see: BIOS Settings for CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive
Windows Password Buster will initialize after computer restarts. Then you can reset the forgotten password.
1. Select the target user account and click "Change password".
2. Select the option to remove the password or create a new one, and then click "OK".
If you do not want to remove or reset the password, you can create a new admin account by click the "Create a new account" button. You can also log on your computer via an admin account when you forgot password on Windows 7.
Click "Reboot" to reboot the computer. Now you can logon your computer with the new password or new admin account.
Note: Please remove the password reset disk before computer restarts.
Passwords have become an inventible part of our daily life. Forgetting computer password is a common problem. Fortunately, there is no need to reinstall system when you forgot your password. With Windows Password Buster, you can easily unlock the computer in minutes.
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