How to reset Windows 7 admin password when you forgot it?

Windows 7 Administrator account can control other user accounts, software installation and un-installation, network updates, etc. If you forgot Windows 7 password, you can use the 3 solutions listed below to reset the password, giving you access to your admin account.

Solution 1: Use another administrator account
As everybody knows, administrator user is able to reset the password of other user accounts, including your built-in administrator account. Log on your laptop with another administrator, and then click Start, right-clicking Computer to select Manage to access the Computer Management Window, where you can reset Windows 7 password.

Solution 2: Use password reset disk
Windows 7 feature allows you to reset the password of an administrator account if you have forgotten it. If you forgot Windows 7 admin password, just click the Reset password link that will display under the administrator password box after you enter a wrong password to follow the instructions to do Windows 7 admin password.

Note: you need to remember to set up the password-reset disk before losing the password; otherwise this method won’t work.

If you don’t know how to such a disk, please refer to how to create a Windows 7 admin password reset disk

Solution 3: Windows Password Breaker
Windows Password Breaker is a professional Windows password reset tool which helps you to reset forgot Windows password, including admin and other user account password on Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008(R2)/2003(R2)/2000 to blank. To reset Windows 7 admin password with this application, you firstly need to create a password reset CD/DVD/USB drive via this program. Then you need to boot the locked PC with Windows 7 from the burned CD/DVD/USB to do Windows 7 password reset.

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