Although Windows 10 has been output for a long time, some computer users prefer Windows 7 and do not choose to update to Windows 10. In our daily use, I firmly believe that most computer users will regularly changing the Windows login password to protect the computer better. Especially for laptop users, data security is one of the most important thing.
However, regularly changing password sometimes could be a problem. That is, when you trying to create a strong Windows password, you can easily forget it. If this really happens, is it possible to get through the lost password? Surely the answer is “Yes”.
Here are the solutions which can remove the password efficiently. Click the one you want to know!
Method 1: Reset Windows 7 Login Password in Safe Mode
Tips: When you recover Windows 7 password with command prompt, you need to know an administrator account with password. If you do not know, please move to method 2.
Step 1: Press F8 before the Windows 7 loading screen.
Step 2: Choose a Windows 7 safe mode option – “Safe Mode with Command Promote” and then please press “Enter” to next step.
Step 3: Wait for Windows 7 to load files . And type net user in the Command Prompt and press Enter to see how many user accounts in locked laptop.
Step 4: Type your locked user account with a new password in the command prompt.
Step 5: After restarting the laptop, please login the account with the new set password.
Method 2: Reset the Password with Password Reset Disk
You can reset the forgotten password with the password reset disk which was created before you lost the password. This is the easiest and the most effective method.
If you do not create the password reset disk beforehand, then you can try method 3.
Method 3: Reset Password with Other Account
If you have any other account which is enable with administrator privilege, then you can reset the forgotten laptop password after logging in this account.
Method 4: Reset Password with Professional Password Reset Tool
The methods above can not solve the forgotten password for your laptop? Then you may come to the last choice that Microsoft recommend: Reinstall Windows system. However, there are too many important file in the system and do not want to reinstall it? Then you can try professional password reset tool – Renee Passnow.
With Professional Renee Passnow
- Only 4 simple steps! Do not require related professional knowledge.
- No guessing! No need of any possible password combination! Reset the password back to blank directly!
- No influence! Whole reset process just takes 5 minutes and will not damage data inside.
Compatible with： Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
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Steps of solving the password of your laptop
Step 1: Download and install Renee Passnow. Create a Live USB/CD which is the password reset disk.
Now, Renee PassNow is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000 and support reset password for both local account and Microsoft account. You can insert a USB stick to your PC and create a live USB. CD/DVD devices start up even better.
Step 2: Start your target PC and change the boot order in BIOS.
First Insert the live USB/CD in your laptop. Secondly, change the boot order of the target PC in BIOS. Please change the USB you just made to be bootable disk to be the first in BIOS. If the bootable media is not the first in the boot order, your laptop will start “normally” (i.e. boot from your hard drive) and will not check your disc drive.
After successfully changing the boot order, please save the BIOS and reboot your laptop.
Please start target PC and hold a Hot key to Enter the BIOS menu.Please click here to find how to change the boot order of your computer brand.(Cannot find your brand? Please refer to your PC manual to find out the method.)
Step 3: Reset Windows admin/login password.
Enter the program and select the “Passnow” function.
Step 4: Select a target account and click “Cleasr Password” to reset its login password.
Beside remove the password directly, you can also create a new administrator account to manage the account and the related password.