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The Ultimate Recovery Guide If You Forgot Windows 7 Password

Windows Password Finder

If you forgot Windows 7 password and don't have other administrator account or a password reset disk, you won't be able to get into your computer and reset the forgotten password. The first way you can figure out is to reinstall Windows 7. But if you have important files on it or don't want to spend a long time to reinstall OS, you need to turn to a second way, to get Windows password recovery software.

Windows Password Finder is such a kind of program, which enables you to reset Windows 7 password easily if you forgot Windows 7 password and can't log in to your computer.

Step 1: Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk

Download the Windows Password Finder and save it on another computer you have access to. Unzip the downloaded file, there should be an ISO image file: windows_password_finder.iso. You can use the BurnCDCC program to burn the ISO image to a blank CD/DVD, or burn it to a USB flash drive using USB Burner.

Create Windows Password Reset Disk

Step 2: Set Computer to Boot from Windows 7 Password Reset Disk

Boot your locked computer. When it is powered on, check the boot-screen for setup key (i.e. DELETE key, F8 key, F2 key) to enter BIOS Setup Utility.

Choose the BOOT menu and set Boot Device Priority option: Set the 1st Boot Device to CD/DVD-ROM if what you created is a bootable CD/DVD, or set the 1st Boot Device to Removable Device for booting from USB flash drive. Press F10 to save your changes.

Set BIOS to boot from Windows Password Finder boot CD

Step 3: Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password

Insert the Windows 7 password reset disk on your locked computer and restart the computer. The boot loading screen should appear immediately.

After completion of boot process, you see the main window of Windows Password Finder.

Select your Windows 7 SAM registry file, the program will automatically list all user accounts. Select a user account and click the Reset button. The program will reset Windows 7 password instantly.

Reset Windows Password

Click the Exit button and remove the Windows 7 password reset disk. Restart your computer, you'll find you can log into Windows 7 system without being asked for password. With Windows Password Finder at your hand, no need to reinstall OS when you forgot Windows 7 password now or further.

Sounds good?Go ahead and try Windows Password Finder today!