Remove Windows 7 password when you lost or forgot it.
One of the great features of Windows 7 is User account password protection. Creating a strong and unique password for Windows 7 could help users prevent any unauthorized access. No one would ever recommend you to recover Windows 7 password. But there are times when you lost or forgot Windows 7 password, then in order to get access to your locked computer again, you need to figure out ways to remove the lost Windows 7 password.
We all know it’s easier to reset Windows 7 password when the computer is accessible, compared with removing Windows 7 password after it is forgotten or lost. Below are the simple steps:
Recover Windows 7 password when you can log on with available account
Step 1: Click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts and Family Safety > User Accounts.
Step 2: Click Remove your password.
Step 3: Type your current Windows 7 password in the text box on the following screen.
Step 4: Click Remove Password button to confirm that you'd like to remove your Windows 7 password.
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Perform Windows 7 password removal when you forgot Windows 7 password.
If you have lost or forgotten your Windows 7 password, you then cannot remove it with the above steps. So would the Windows 7 password removal at this time be very difficult? Not exactly, you can make it with some easy and productive methods.
Method1: Remove hard drive, and backup, format, reinstall.
This method requires you to reinstall your computer if you have a Windows 7 installation disc in hand. Otherwise you cannot reset Windows 7 password in this way.
To perform this method, first you’d better to take out your hard drive and put it into another computer in order to backup your data. Then format the hard drive, and put it back to the locked computer. In the end, reinstall Windows with the installation disc.
(Note: The big problem of removing Windows 7 password in this way is data loss. If you don’t have so much important data on your computer, you can do this Windows 7 password removal. But if you just do not want your data losing, you then can move to Method2.
Method2: Remove Windows 7 password with professional Windows password remover.
Many commercial and professional password remover tools are available that allow you to reset and remove the Windows 7 password. But here I’d like to recommend Windows Password Reset Pro to you for I am personally using this tool. It is easy to use, and you can remove your forgotten password with the following steps.
Step1: Download Windows Password Reset Pro and install it to another accessible computer properly.
Step2: Run this program and insert the CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive to this computer, and then click “Burn CD/DVD” or “Burn USB” button to start burning an ISO image file to the CD/DVD/USB.
Step3: After finishing the burning, remove the CD or DVD from the computer and then insert this CD or DVD to the locked computer.
Step4: Set the locked computer to boot from CD/DVD/USB in BIOS.
Step5: Remove the forgotten windows 7 password with burned CD/DVD/USB.
It’s quite easy to remove Windows 7 password with Windows Password Reset, right? Even you could feel no need to worry about any other things like data loss, taking long time etc. If you are in need, why not just take it a try?