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  • Question

  • I forgot my password on my laptop (windows 7) , i do not have a password reset disk, nor' another account on the laptop. I have no clue how to make a password reset disk & put it on my USB drive. Any help would be appreciated.
    Thursday, December 22, 2011 2:11 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

     

    According your description, I cannot find any official method to recover your password. You could perform a Clean Installation on your machine. However, if you want to find some third party software to solve this problem. It may make your system in risk.


    William Tan

    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by Arthur Xie Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:57 AM
    Monday, December 26, 2011 9:45 AM

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  • Use the tool Offline NT Password and Registry Editor to reset the password: http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/
    Blogging about Windows for IT pros at www.theexperienceblog.com
    Thursday, December 22, 2011 6:52 PM
  • Hi,

     

    According your description, I cannot find any official method to recover your password. You could perform a Clean Installation on your machine. However, if you want to find some third party software to solve this problem. It may make your system in risk.


    William Tan

    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by Arthur Xie Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:57 AM
    Monday, December 26, 2011 9:45 AM