Windows 8 Build 8615 Screenshots Leaked

A screenshot of Windows 8 build 8165 has leaked online. This image indicates that Microsoft will allow users to change the Start Screen color and the Start Screen background image in beta copies of Windows 8. Changes like smoother mouse gestures for the Start Screen, as well as a new option to turn live previews on or off are also included.

Another important change is that Control Panel has been renamed to PC Settings. Besides, many other things we’ve got used to are also remained.
The Windows 8 build 8615 is said to be available in January 2012. For more information about it, you have to wait. Or you can have look at Windows 8 Developer Preview. According to the lasted news, this Windows 8 version has been downloaded for over 3 million times since September.

How to Create a Windows 7 Password Reset USB Disk?

“I forgot my Windows 7 password and now I cannot log into my computer. What should I do?”

This problem occurs to every computer users. To fix it, you need a Windows 7 password reset USB disk, which can help you reset the forgotten password. In this article, you will learn 2 simple ways to create a Windows 7 password reset USB disk.

Method 1: Use Windows built-in tool
Regarding the problem concerning a forgotten or lost login password, Windows 7 incorporates features to allow you create a password reset USB disk before the password is forgotten. It’s a precautionary measure. Unfortunately, many PC users ignore it. If you belong to one of those users, please skip and go to Method 2. If not, follow the directions listed below to create a Windows 7 password reset USB to in case of a forgotten password.

1. Log on to the Windows 7 computer through the user account that you want to create the password reset USB for.

2. Go to User Accounts window by clicking Start button – Control Panel – Family Safety and User Accounts – User Accounts.

3. Click on “Create a password reset disk” link on the left pane.

4. Follow the coming Forgotten Windows Password Wizard and create a password reset disk with a USB flash drive.

Note: This method is only available before you forgot the Windows 7 password.

Method 2: Use Windows password reset tool
Windows Password Breaker is easy yet powerful Windows 7 password reset tool. It can help you burn a Windows password reset USB disk to reset your forgotten login password for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000. 100% secure. No any data loss or damage.

1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker Professional in any computer.

2. Launch the program and insert a USB flash drive in computer.

3. Burn a Windows 7 password reset USB disk by clicking on “Remove Windows Local password” – selecting USB flash drive – clicking Burn button.

You can create a Windows 7 password reset USB by following the steps above whenever you want to. But usually users turn to it when they forgot Windows 7 password and cannot access computer any longer. What’s more, this disk is a bootable one.

How to use the Windows 7 password reset USB disk?
The Windows 7 password reset USB disk either by method 1 or method 2 can efficiently reset your forgotten Windows 7 password. But it differs in using the disk to reset your lost Windows 7 password.

For the Windows 7 password reset USB created by the former method, just start/restart your Windows 7 machine. On the login screen, click the target user account and try to log into it with a wrong password. Then you will see a “Reset password” link under the password box. Click it and bring up the Password Reset wizard. Next all you should do is to follow the wizard and reset your forgotten Windows password to a new one.

To use the Windows 7 password reset USB created through Windows Password Breaker, insert the disk in the computer you want to reset password of. Next start the computer from the disk and you’ll be able to reset your lost Windows 7 password to blank under DOS command prompt. It is very easy and takes you about one minute.


Stay Away From The 25 Worst Passwords of 2011

A strong password offers a strong layer of protection for your sensitive information. But a weak password may bring you troubles as it can easily be hacked. In this article, it will list the 25 worst passwords in 2011 that you should avoid. It also gives you tips for creating a strong password and keeping your password safe.

25 weak passwords you should avoid:
Below is a list of the 25 worst passwords of 2011, compiled by SplashData. The security software developer generated the list from millions of actual stolen passwords, posted online by hackers. here’s the full list:

1. Password; 2. 123456; 3. 12345678; 4. Qwerty; 5. abc123; 6. Monkey; 7. 1234567; 8. Letmein; 9. trustno1; 10. Dragon; 11. Baseball; 12. 111111; 13. Iloveyou; 14. Master; 15. Sunshine; 16. Ashley; 17. Bailey; 18. passw0rd; 19. Shadow; 20. 123123; 21. 654321; 22. Superman; 23. Qazwsx; 24. Michael; 25. Football

Tips for creating a strong password:
1.The password should be 8 characters long.

2. The password should be mixed up with uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols.

3. Don’t contain a complete word in your password.

4. Don’t contain your personal information in your password, like birthrate, real name, nick name, etc.

5. The password should be hard for others to guess but easy for you to remember.

Tips for keeping a password safe:
1. Change your password on a regular basis.

2. Don’t use your password everywhere.

3. Use a password manager religiously, and back up your password files.

Note: If you are a Windows 7/Vista/XP user, you can create a password reset disk to in case that you forget the Windows login password

5 Tips for Better Computer Security

Computer security is an eternal topic among computer users. Any computer risk will bring users into troubles, even disasters. In this article, I will you five tips for better computer security. I hope these tips will help you avoid some common computer risks.

1. Always upgrade your Windows OS and software.
There is no such thing as perfect software. Usually a software program may have several issues and could potentially have security vulnerabilities that can leave your computer open to attacks. Keeping the OS and other software updated is very important for patching security holes and improving performance. Update your applications whenever you can. If you are still using Windows XP or Vista, you’d better go and change to the latest Windows 7.

2. Always run system scans to check for vulnerabilities
Trojans, viruses, spyware, and other malware can not only damage or destroy your computer data but is also capable of monitoring your computer to learn more about your viewing habits on the Internet or even log all your keystrokes to capture sensitive data such as passwords and credit card information. To protect your computer from these threats, install a strong anti-virus program. It would be better if the program include anti-spyware function. And remember to scan your computer on a regular basis.

3. Always browse safe websites and download from trusted websites
Any website that doesn’t have good security certificate must be avoided by you if you don’t want your computer to get infected with viruses. Never download anything from entrusted websites to in case of hidden security risks. Use good security tool to scan websites before you browse them and programs after download. Besides, if you receive a pop-up message from Google that the site you are visiting is not secure to enter, close the window immediately.

4. Always password protect your computer data
Setting a strong Windows login password on your computer is a good way to protect your computer data from unauthorized users. But this is not enough. You’d better set a BIOS password to protect your computer BIOS boot secure and keep your computer more secure. Besides, encrypt your files and files, even your hard drive with encryption software.

5. Avoid sharing your wireless connection
Sharing your wireless connection with others is one of the most popular ways where computer gets most attacks fro. Your computer will become exposed to many dangers if you connect your wireless connection to another computer on the network without scanning the other system in question. So when connecting your computer wirelessly with other computers, make sure that you know the conditions of the second computer on the other side to be sure of not getting virus attacks from that action.

How to Bypass Windows 7 Password without Admin Rights?

Question: Forgot Windows 7 password without accessible admin account? No password reset disk is available. How to bypass my Windows 7 password.

As suggested on Microsoft official website, you can either use a password reset disk or an administrator account to reset your Windows 7 password if you cannot remember it. But if neither of them is practical, the best choice is to opt for Windows password recovery tool like Windows Password Breaker.

Windows Password Breaker is a powerful Windows password reset tool for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 and Server 2003(R2)/2008(R2). With the help of this password reset tool, you can create a bootable password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset all forgotten Windows passwords instantly and safely, such as Windows Administrator, Standard and Guest users password, and Windows Domain Administrator password as well.

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