Retrieve Windows 7 Password

Top 3 Methods to Retrieve Your Forgotten, Lost Windows 7 Logon Password

2013-10-31 10:56:56 / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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"My daughter downloaded too much things onto the computer, but now I forgot the password, and I don't know anything about resetting password on Windows 7. How can I retrieve Windows 7 password without any prior skills?"

Forgetting your Windows password is never any fun. If you forgot Windows 7 password, you will have no access to your Windows operating system, let alone the confidential data in it. The only thing you must do is to retrieve forgotten Windows 7 password. Here we will list 3 super methods for you as below:

Top 1. Use Software to Retrieve Windows 7 Password

Top 2. Retrieve Windows 7 Login Password with Another Admin Account

Top 3. Retrieve Windows Logon Password with a Created Password Reset Disk


Top 1. Use Password Reset Software to Retrieve Windows 7 Password

Windows Password Recovery can be the best software to retrieve Windows 7 password, which enables you to recover the forgotten or lost Windows password in only a few clicks. What's more, no matter to retrieve Windows 7 admin password or other account password, no prior skills are required.

Here is the detailed tutorial to use it to retrieve Windows 7 forgotten, or lost password.

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  • Step 1. Install and run this software on an available computer.
  • Step 2. Click "Burn" to start burning an ISO image file to a default bootable CD/DVD/USB on the computer.

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    Note: You have two ways to burn Windows Password Recovery. Click here to learn the other one: Create a bootable CD/DVD to a new image.
  • Step 3. Insert the newly created Windows 7 password retrieval disk or USB on your locked Windows 7 PC. Then specify the device and start to set BIOS to boot from the device.
  • Step 4. Choose the user account and password you want to retrieve and click "Reset".

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Top 2. Retrieve Windows 7 Login Password with Another Admin Account

This method is really easy-to-handle to retrieve Windows 7 lost password while it requires that you must share your Windows 7 computer with another admin account. If you are the only one user of your computer, go back to try versatile Windows Password Recovery mentioned just now.

  • Step 1. Logon your laptop with another user account which has admin privileges.
  • Step 2. Press "Windows + R" to open "cmd" and press enter.
  • Step 3. Command screen appears, type in "net user" "user name" "new password", press enter.

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Top 3. Retrieve Windows 7 Logon Password with a Created Password Reset Disk

Provided that you have created a password reset disk before your Windows 7 password forgotten, insert the disk to retrieve your Windows 7 forgotten password with ease. If not, pass it and turn back to use Windows Password Recovery.

  • Step 1. Insert the password reset disk into your locked Windows 7 computer.
  • Step 2. When you input the incorrect password in Windows logon screen, the "Reset Password" option will pops up, click it.
  • Step 3. Follow steps in "Password Reset Wizard" to retrieve the forgotten password.

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That's all for the detailed information of these three different super methods to retrieve Windows 7 password administrator or other account. You can have a comparison and choose the most suitable one. Of course, Windows Password Recovery is recommended most.

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