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Hello, Please let me know how to Reset Windows 7 Password without Boot Disk? I tried many times but unable to Reset Windows 7 Password without Boot Disk. Help Me
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Certainly, most users have some issues with the Windows OS. Undoubtedly, the interface is so user-friendly along with different reliable options for reset process. Like, every Windows user has this very serious question in their mind : "How to reset Windows 7 password without boot disk?" or "What are the steps for windows 7 password reset?"
It is not necessary that a user must have the boot disk or installation disk to reset Windows 7 password. They can execute the reset process without the disk also. While most people have that both password reset disk and an installation CD/DVD which are really helpful for windows 7 password reset.
Nearly every user is in the habit of setting a confidential password information for their Windows account. Unfortunately they either forget it or lose that logon password for their Windows. But they can actually be saved if they create any password reset disk.
In Fact few people have a good choice of keeping a Windows installation disk all the time. So, the question here is what you will do after forgetting Windows 7 password without having a disk. With the help of this blog, you will get solutions to reset Windows 7 password without boot disk.
Point to Note: These discussed below steps for resetting Windows 7 password refer to Windows 7 administrator password.
Method 1: Reset windows 7 password without boot disk (in Safe Mode)
Method 2: Reset windows 7 password using Ophcrack
Method 3: Reset windows 7 password using Refixer
During system installation, Windows 7 automatically creates a built-in administrator account for users. If you have enabled this built-in Administrator but didn't set any password for it, the password should be blank by default. Here, you can boot your Windows 7 computer into Safe Mode in order to access the built-in administrator and further reset any other accounts passwords.
Step 1: Firstly start your computer. Press F8 and enter Advanced Boot Options screen while booting.
Step 2: Using "↑" and "↓" keys, select Safe Mode via Command Prompt.
Step 3: You will directly enter into the built-in administrator and the Command Prompt window.
Step 4: Run the command exactly as Net User <Username> <New Password>.
When"The command completed successfully” message is shown this means that you have successfully executed the command. This performs windows 7 password reset.
This method is useful when you haven't enabled the built-in administrator account which is disabled by default or forgot its password so that you can't access. So, how to reset Windows 7 password without disk? With Ophcrack, a free application, which can be used to recover Windows 7 password consisting of no more than 15 characters.
Step 1: Firstly, download the Ophcrack Vista/7 LiveCD from Ophcrack download page on the other computer.
Step 2: Next, burn the iso image file into a CD/DVD drive using burn program like UItraISO.
Step 3: Try to restart your password forgotten Windows 7 computer. Keep pressing F2 or DEL key until you enter BIOS setup utility. Here, you can set your computer to boot from the CD/DVD flash drive from the BIOS screen.
Step 4: After your computer finishes booting, Ophcrack puts Windows 7 password recovery on autopilot. When the password recovery is finished, all user accounts and the corresponding passwords are shown over the screen.
Though the success rate of recovering Windows 7 password using Ophcrack is almost 99%, but it cannot break the possibility of failure. If failed, you can simply use Windows 7 Password Refixer, the advanced tool which helps you to achieve windows 7 password reset without disk.