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If you forget login password and cannot access Windows 7/8/10, the fastest way to fix it is to reset or remove the Windows password. Next, let’s learn about how to use Offline NT Password & Registry Editor to remove Windows password. Besides, we will also provide you with another easier way to remove the login password.


Forgot Windows Login Password. How to Fix it?

Forgot login password and cannot access Windows 7/8/10? Actually there are many ways to help you fix it. But the easiest and fastest way is to recover or remove the login password. Using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor can help you out.

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What Is Offline NT Password & Registry Editor?

Offline NT Password & Registry Editor is a free tool that can quickly remove Windows password and help you access Windows again. It can only remove password of local account from Windows 7/8/10, Windows Vista and Windows XP. Next, I’m going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to remove Windows password with Offline NT Password & Registry Editor.

Remove Windows Password Using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

Visit Offline NT Password & Registry Editor website on the computer that works normally. Download its ZIP file for CD/USB and extract the ISO file from the ZIP file. And you’ll need to use the ISO file to create a bootable media.
Connect the new created CD/USB bootable media to target PC.

After starting the target PC, please hold a hot key to enter the BIOS menu. And then make the CD-ROM Drive or Removable Devices as a first choice so that the PC will restart from the bootable media. Finally, press “F10” and save the settings.

change BIOS boot order

③ After restarting the PC, Offline NT Password & Registry Editor menu will display on screen. Press “Enter” at the boot prompt and wait for Offline NT Password & Registry Editor to load.

boot Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

④ Select the operating system after Offline NT Password & Registry Editor finishes loading. If there’re several systems, please type the number corresponding to the exact one and then press “Enter”.

select target system
Next, press “Enter” to choose the default option “password reset” and then select the default option “edit user data and password”.
password reset
All Windows user accounts will be displayed on screen. Please type the number corresponding to the correct user and press “Enter”. At the bottom of the screen, type 1 for “clear user password” from “User edit menu” and then press “Enter”.
clear password of target user
After receiving a message “password cleared”, please type “!” and press “Enter” to quit “user edit menu”. Next, type “q” and press “Enter” to quit Offline NT Password & Registry Editor.
Quit Offline NT Password & Registry Editor
When Offline NT Password & Registry Editor asks if you hope to write files back, please type “y” and press “Enter”. And then a message “EDIT COMPLETE” will appear on screen. If Offline NT Password & Registry Editor asks whether you run the “password reset” program again, just press “Enter” to confirm that you’ll not rerun it.
edit complete
Disconnect the CD/USB bootable media and then press “Ctrl + Alt + Del” key to restart your PC.
After all these steps above are completed, you will be able to sign in Windows without password prompt. However, it’s complicated to remove Windows password using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor. If there’re errors during the whole process, system will probably be damage and then you need to reinstall the system (It’s suggested to transfer important files and data before reinstalling the system.Here are the details for your reference on how to transfer data from your PC.) Besides, using Renee PassNow is another easier way to remove login password. It just takes 5 minutes to help you regain access to Windows again.

Delete Windows Password Using System Rescue Tool Renee PassNow

More about Renee Passnow

Whole password reset process takes only 4 simple steps without damaging data inside! Do not require any professional knowledge or possible password combinations.

For local account and administrator, Renee Passsnow will remove the password directly.

For Microsoft account, Renee Passnow will turn the Microsoft account into local one and reserve all data inside the account.

Renee Passnow can help to recover data or transfer data inside the disk without running Windows.

Compatible with: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP.

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people has downloaded and reset the password successfully!

Here are detailed steps on how to reset login password with Renee PassNow.

Step 1: Download and install Renee PassNow in any workable Windows computer. 

press to the download button

Step 2: Choose creation method, USB or CD/DVD.

select rescue disk creation method

Step 3: Boot the target PC from the created password reset USB/CD/DVD.

You will boot the target computer via a new created reset disk. Firstly, please hold a hot key to enter the BIOS menu and put CD-ROM or Removable Devices as the first choice. Please click here to know about how to change the boot order of your computer. After changing it successfully, please remember to save your setting and then restart your PC.

steps to change the boot order in BIOS

Step 4: Select “PassNow!”.

Reset password

Step 5: Choose target account and then click “Clear Password”.

You can also recover Microsoft account in Windows 10/8.1/8. That is, Renee PassNow will convert the Microsoft account to a local account and the data or files inside it will still exist. After the software says that password is reset successfully, you can directly press “Enter” key to access Windows.

Clear password

Besides, you can also create a new administrator to quickly access your PC. Please click “Create new account”.

The created administrator account named “Reneelab” with administrator rights, and its default password is “123456789”. You are able to change the password of target account with this new created administrator.

Create new account
Note: When you forget the login password and cannot access Windows, you can try above methods and you will enter Windows without password prompt. However, it’s suggested to set a new login password as soon as possible so that your privacy and important files or data can be protected. If you want to know how to set login password in Windows 10, please refer to the details on how to set or change Windows 10 password.