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How can I reset the password?

i have an MSI computer, it has windows 7 home as operating system i cant remember my old password, and now i cant log in to my windows 7 any help will be appreciated.

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I suggest you to try iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery Tool , it can help to create a bootable password recovery disk and recover forgotten password for windows 10/8/7, vista, xp, 2000, 2003 and 2008 in a few steps.


I reset my password using in about 5 minutes. Last night, my wife decided she needed a password for her computer (this is after using it for 2 years without a password). Today when she powered it up, guess what? Wrong password. I found this website which helped me unlock her account in just a few minutes. Amazing! Kinda scary that it works as well as it does!


For those trying to use ntpasswd without luck, here is a quick guide on different approach:

Be careful when downloading "free", "100% guranateed" windows password utilities as they can totally mess up your windows admin account and damage the data. I learned this the hard way.


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osvaldo, this one coming to you directly from Microsoft " Welcome to Microsoft Answers Community.

You cannot reset it directly as a reset way function. However, you can

remove that password and type a new one instead, by following the steps

here -> Restart your PC, and hold the F8 keyboard button and as You

enter the Windows® Boot Menu you will see some different choices,

choose Safe Mode with Networking. Now Windows® will start in Safe Mode.

Select the default Administrator account from the login, the password

can be blank. If you are lucky and passed the login, then you’re able to

edit your original account." I hope this will help you out. Good Luck.

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thank you for the advice doing it now hope it works


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The default administrator account on Windows 7 is disabled. If you don't want to reinstall the OS (Windows 7), you can create a password reset disk to reset the forgotten password. (How-To)

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To reset your Windows 7 password, you have many methods:

Tips one: Reset Windows 7 Password with Repair Disk

Just insert the repair disk to your computer and restart it. When the System Recovery Options dialog appears, select Startup Repair and follow the Repair Wizard. After successfully restoring, you may need to add back some programs and/or Windows Updates that may have been removed during the restore process, you may also need to reset any personal settings that may have been changed but none of your personal documents or files will be removed.

Tips two: Reset Windows 7 password with CMD

1. Logon you computer with another user account which has admin privileges.

2. Click Start, type in "CMD.EXE" in the search box, press Enter.

3. Cammand screen apears, type in "net user" "user name" " new password", press Enter. The user account password will be replace as the new one.

Tips three: Reset Windows 7 password with a Windows password recovery program.

This method requires you to load a Windows 7 password recovery program like Windows Password Recovery.

1. Install the program on another computer and create a password recovery disk with USB

2. Insert the disk to your laptop and set your laptop to boot from it.

3. All user accounts will be loaded, then you can reset any user password.

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For computer newbie when they forget Windows password they will need simple and easy ways to reset. So to use or choose the easy and simple way you can consider the following two: One is to use an available reset disk. With it you can reset directly. The other is the third-party reset tool, like above software or Anmosoft Windows Password Reset. With it you can reset safely and effectively.

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There are 3 ways for you to reset your lost Windows 7 password:

Way 1: Use a Windows 7 password reset disk

When you create a user account on PC, Windows 7 allows you to create a password reset disk in order to help you reset password afterwards when you forgot Windows 7 password. If you don’t have a foresight to create this disk before you lost password, then refer to part 4. Here is a simple guide to reset Windows 7 password using this password reset disk.

Step 1: Insert the password reset disk into your PC, click “Reset password” and click “OK” in the pop-up window.

Step 2: Select the password reset disk, click “Next”, and then type your new password to complete the process.

Way 2. Try an administrator account

Want to reset Windows 7 password without disk? If you are lucky enough to get someone who has an administrator account or a user account which has the administrator privilege on your PC, then you can try to use the password to sign in your PC for Windows 7 password reset. However, the most important thing you should know is that this method brings big risks: your account will lose access to its encrypted files, e-mail messages, and the stored passwords for websites or network resources, etc. If you don’t want any data loss, refer to Way 4.

Way 3: Use Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate

Step 1: Download and install the tool on any available computer.

Step 2: Insert a bootable CD/DVD or a USB flash drive on the computer. In the pop-up window, select “Reset Windows local account password”, choose your CD/DVD or USB flash drive, and click “Burn”.

Step 3: Start you PC and insert the newly created CD/DVD or USB flash dive on the PC.

Step 4: After the program initializing, choose the Windows installation, select administrator account, enter a password, click “Reset” and “OK” in the pop-up windows and click “Reboot”.

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I havent read all the responses, but just google Hiren's 10.6. Burn the iso to a cd and boot from this. Choose password/recovery tools > look for active password changer > select Y to delete passwords associated with the user you have selected > enter > reboot PC

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This is still the case that happens all the time in our life. The truth is that there are a bunch of options out there and it depends on which level you are at.

For advanced users, command prompt is the choice as it is free and only needed to boot in to safe mode to reset the password. @jerry has shared the details in above.

For newbies, programs with GUI would be the best bet, which only needs to make a few clicks. Some of the good candidates are PassMoz LabWin, PassFolker SaverWin or iSunshare. You can also check the tutorial in here:

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