Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step[ 7 Pics ]

If you can’t remember your Windows 7 password, you can reset it using Windows 7 installation DVD or Ubuntu Live CD with very little effort.

1, Boot up your computer from the Windows 7 installation DVD or USB flash drive.

2, Just hit the “Next” button when it lets you to choose your language and keyboard layout, etc.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

3, Click “Repair your computer” in the next window.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

4, Click “Next” to fix problems with recovery tools.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

5, Click “Command prompt” to open a command prompt window.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

6, Backup the file named “sethc.exe” and replace it with “cmd.exe”, type the following commands respectively.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

7, Remove the DVD disc from the optical drive and reboot your computer.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

8, When the logon screen appears, press the “Shift” key 5 times, this will open the command prompt window.

Reset Windows 7 Password Step by Step

Suppose that your user name is “diggfreeware”, and you want to reset its password to “123456″, just type the command below:

Now you can close the command prompt window, log in Windows with your new password instantly.


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