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Forgot Window 7 administrator password


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#1 Madhudst

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Posted 03 October 2015 - 08:08 AM

Hi,

 

I forgot windows 7 password. Please help me to reset the password.



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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 03 October 2015 - 08:18 AM

You can enable the hidden Administrator Account and use that to login. I would not reset the account unless you are sure it was not encrypted.

 

http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

 

DANGER WILL ROBINSON!
If password is reset on users that have EFS encrypted files, and the system is XP or newer, all encrypted files for that user will be UNREADABLE! and cannot be recovered unless you remember the old password again
 If you don't know if you have encrypted files or not, you most likely don't have them. (except maybe on corporate systems)

 



#3 kabis

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Posted 25 October 2015 - 10:59 AM

Hi Madhudst! There are tons of ways to reset a lost Windows password:

 

http://www.top-password.com/knowledge/reset-windows-7-password.html

http://www.chntpw.com/reset-windows-7-password-with-hirens-boot-cd/

http://www.howtogeek.com/96630/how-to-reset-your-forgotten-windows-password-the-easy-way/






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