Forgot Domain Administrator password, What Next?

If you forgot local administrator password for Windows 7/Vista/XP, it’s easy for you to reset it and regain access to your computer by taking advantages of the Windows password reset disk that can be created through the Windows built-in tools. If you forgot domain user password for your computer, the domain administrator will easily reset it once you ask for help. Then what if you forgot domain administrator password on Windows server 2008(R2)/2003(R2)/2000 machines that act as domain controllers?

Well, under this circumstance, the only effective way I can image is to find a strong Windows password recovery tool that supports to reset administrator password on Windows servers. Although there are many free and commercial Windows password recovery utilities on market, few of them include this feature. The effective one I discover is Windows Password Breaker, which helps you create a bootable password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset domain administrator password.

Before you are trying this application, the following things should be prepared in advance:
1. A PC that you can run as administrator.
2. A blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Note: A CD drive is required for CD/DVD.

When the things are ready, you can try to reset domain administrator password by using the following steps.

1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker Enterprise in the PC that you can run as administrator, and then launch it.

2. Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive, and create a password reset disk. And then insert it in your locked Windows server computer after created.

3. Power on the computer and boot it from the created CD/ DVD or USB.

4. You’ll access Windows Password Breaker under Windows PE. There’ll be 2 options available for domain administrator password recovery. Select one based on your actual needs.

5. Log on domain with the new password after password reset.

Note: Windows Password Breaker Enterprise can also used to reset local administrator and other user account password on all Windows platforms, like Windows 7/Vista/2008(R2) When they forgot Windows password for domain administrator.


How to reset Windows 7 forgotten password in safe mode?

By running your computer in safe mode, non-essential processes do not start and non-core components are disabled. In other words, only the minimum necessary programs will load. And users are often suggested to start your computer in safe mode to delete stubborn files, run a virus scan and fix some other computer errors. But here will introduce you how to reset a forgotten Windows 7 password in safe mode.

To reset a forgot Windows 7 password in safe mode, an accessible administrator account is required.

To reset Windows 7 password in safe mode, follow these steps:
1. Restart or power on your computer, and immediately repeatedly press the F8 key.
2. In the Windows Advanced Options Menu screen, use the arrows to select Safe Mode and press Enter.
3. Select a user account with administrator permissions that you can log on with its password.
4. When your system finishes booting, open the Local Users and Groups Window by clicking Start button and inputting lusrmgr.msc into the Search box.
5. On the coming Local Users and Groups Window, expand Local Users and Groups, and then expand Users.
6. Right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and then click Set Password.
7. Type and confirm the new password.
8. Restart your computer. You’ll be able to log in to the target user account with the newly created password.

Tip: Even you fail to start your computer in safe mode for Windows 7 password reset, Windows Password Breaker will help you solve it. It enables you to create a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset your lost Windows 7 password to blank in 3 simple steps: Burn a bootable disk, Set BIOS to boot from the disk, and reset forgot Windows password.

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How to change user password in Windows 7?

A good password is the first line of defense to protect your computer data from prying eyes.  Changing your password on a regular basis is another important computer security strategy to help keep your PC secure. Here are 3 methods for you to change Windows 7 password.

Method 1: Through Control Panel
1. Click Start, Control Panel, User Accounts and Family Safety, User Accounts.
2. In the Make changes to your user account area of the User Accounts window, click the Change your password link.
3. Enter your old and new password on the following window, and then click Change password button.

Method 2: Trough the Ctrl+Alt+Del
1. Go to Ctrl+Alt+Del screen by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del , and then click the Change a password link on the window.
2. On the coming up screen, type your original password, type and confirm a new password, and then press Enter.

Method 3: Trough Local Users and Groups
1. Open Local Users and Groups by pressing Windows + R to pop up the Run command, and then typing lusrmgr.msc in it and clicking OK.
2. When the local users and groups screen appears, click on the Users folder in the left pane
3. Right-click Administrator to select  Set Passwords…
4. On the following screen, type a new password and confirm it, and then click OK.

Please note the 3 methods listed above are available provided you can log on your Windows 7 computer with the target user account. If you forgot the user account password, and want to change it, you need to resort to other measures, like a Windows 7 password reset disk, which you could create before the password is forgotten. Otherwise, Windows Password Breaker will be your best choice if you never take reinstalling Windows in consideration.

Windows Password Breaker is an easy, safe and fast Windows password reset tool which allows you to reset forgotten Windows password for Windows 7/Vista/XP, etc. by creating a bootable password reset disk.

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Forgot Password to My windows 7 Account, What Should I do?

Problem: I have a very serious issue. I have worked on my laptop, but my friend when drunk has changed my password for my account and now he doesn’t remember what the password has been changed to. Mine is the only account on the laptop and I was wondering is there like a root access that I can do to get onto my account and change the password back? If anyone could help, I will be really grateful and you will save me from a lot of trouble. Thank you in advance.

Solution: Have you ever come across this or similar problem?  Did you feel impressed at that time? Well, I think if you have created a password reset disk for your Windows 7 account before, you will not feel panic at all.  With a Windows 7 password reset disk at hand, you can simply remove the lost Windows password as follows:

Step1: Start your computer to enter Windows 7 log-on screen.
Step 2: Insert your created password reset disk in computer
Step 3: Enter an incorrect password when logging into your account. And click OK when a message displays.
Step 4: A Reset password link displays below the Password edit box on the login screen. Click the link.
Step 5: The Welcome screen of the Password Reset Wizard displays. Follow the instructions to reset Windows 7 password.

If you don’t have a password reset disk, it’s still no need to feel worried as long as you get powerful Windows password reset software. Here I highly recommend that you have a try of Windows Password Breaker, which allows you to create a password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive to remove the lost Windows 7 password in minutes. Just do as follows:

Step 1: Download Windows Password Beaker from and install it in any accessible computer.
Step 2: Burn a password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive with the program.
Step 3: Boot your locked computer from CD/DVD or USB.
Step 4: Reset lost Windows 7 password with the burned CD/DVD or USB drive.

Windows Password Breaker claims 100% recovery rate without any damage to your computer data and settings.  And it is an instant password recovery tool, which means you regain access to you locked Windows 7 computers in a few minutes. Based on my personal experience, it only takes 4 minutes to finish the Windows password recovery process.

Tip: To in case that you may experience a similar situation, it’s highly recommended that you create a password reset disk for your Windows 7 account and set a password hint.