How to manage your user password in Windows 7?

As a Windows 7 user, you are able to create multiple user accounts on the computer. In this article, we are going to review about 4 ‘How-Tos’ to learn the basics on how to manage Windows 7 user password, like how to create a user password, how to change your user password, etc.

To manage the user account password, the first thing you should do is to open the User Accounts window by clicking Start >> Control Panel >> Family Safety and User Accounts >> User Accounts. This window offers you all related links to manage your user password.

How to create a password for your user account?
On the User Accounts window, click Create a password for your account link, and then type a password you would like to use, type it again to confirm, type a password hint and click Create password button.

Note: The password hint is optional. It is used to offer password clues when you forgot the password. As it is displayed to everyone, please never make your password as the password hint.

How to create a password reset disk for your user account?
After adding a password to your user account, please remember to create a Windows 7 password reset disk immediately to in case you forget the password in future. Go to the User Accounts screen, click Create a password reset disk to bring up the Forgotten Password Wizard. Next creating the password reset disk with a USB drive by following the wizard.

Note: If you forgot Windows 7 password without a password reset disk, you can use another admin user account to reset the forgotten password. Otherwise, you have to find a powerful and safe Windows password reset tool like Windows Password Breaker.

How to change your user account password?
Once your user account is password protected, you’ll find the “Change your password” link on the User Accounts window. Click this link, type your current password, type the new password twice, type the password hint, and click Change password button.
Another method: After logging into your user account, press Ctrl+Alt+Del , click Change a password, type your old password, type your new password, type your new password again to confirm it, and then press ENTER.

How to remove your user account password?
Click the Remove your password link on the User Accounts window. On the following window, enter your current Windows 7 password and click the Remove Password button to confirm that you’d like to remove your Windows 7 password. After that, you will no longer need to log on when your computer starts and anyone can log on to your user account once he has physical access to your computer. It’s not recommended to do this job.

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Forgot Vista password on Dell laptop?

“We forgot the password to our admin main user. We recently got a new printer and can’t set it up without that password. Is there way to reset the password or to delete that admin account? It’s a dell laptop with Windows Vista Home Basic.”

With respect to reset a forgotten Windows password, the most recommended way is to use an alternate administrator account or a password reset disk. Of course, the presupposition is that the admin account or password reset disk is available for you.

If not, my suggestion is to use some password reset software to reset the forgotten Windows Vista password to blank. Highly suggested software is Windows Password Breaker, which can help you reset forgotten Vista password in 5 minutes. No matter what your level of computer knowledge is, you can easily do the job on your own. No need to reinstall Windows or resort to others. And on any knowledge of the lost password is required.

After download and installation, all you need is to create a bootable password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive, then boot the locked Dell laptop from the bootable disk for Windows password reset disk. No data will be lost or damaged after Windows password reset.

If you’re prone to recover your lost admin main user password for free, Ophcrack will be your ideal choice. With Ophcrack, you don’t need any access to Windows system to be able to recover your lost passwords instead of recovering it. Simply visit the site, download the free ISO image, burn it to a CD and boot from the CD. The Ophcrack program starts, locates the Windows user accounts, and proceeds to recover (crack) the passwords.

Please note that Windows Password Breaker is released as shareware while Ophcrack is free. But compared with Ophcrack, Windows Password Breaker is much easier, faster and more convenient while it guarantees nearly 100% Windows password reset rate.

Forgot Windows 7 login password: reset it with system recovery options

When it comes to a forgotten Windows 7 login password, you can simply reset it to blank through Windows Password Breaker. Besides, you can also use the system recovery options to bypass it. Don’t believe? Please have a look at the following steps.

What’re System Recovery Options?
The System Recovery Options menu contains several tools, such as Startup Repair, that can help you recover Windows from a serious error, including when you forgot Windows 7 password. This set of tools is on your computer’s hard disk and on the Windows installation disc. You can also create a system repair disc that contains the System Recovery Options menu.

How to access system recovery options?
1. Insert the system repair disc into your computer, and then turn on or restart your computer.

2. If prompted, press any key to start the computer from the system repair disc.

If your computer isn’t configured to start from a CD or DVD, check the information that came with your computer. You might need to set the BIOS to have the CD or DVD drive listed first in the boot order.

3. Select your language preferences and click on Next.

4. Select a recovery option listed below, and then click Next. And then follow its instructions to bypass your lost Windows 7 password.

There are 5 system recovery options for your choice.

Startup Repair: Fixes certain problems, such as missing or damaged system files, that might prevent Windows from starting correctly.

System Restore: Restores your computer’s system files to an earlier point in time without affecting your files, such as e‑mail, documents, or photos. When you forgot Windows 7 password, you can select this option.

System Image Recovery: You need to have created a system image beforehand to use this option.

Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool: Scans your computer’s memory for errors.

Command Prompt: Advanced users can use Command Prompt to perform recovery-related operations and also run other command line tools for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems.

Of course, if you don’t prefer to it, you can use Windows Password Breaker, which enables you to reset Windows 7 password in 3 simple steps: Download >> Burn >> Reset.


How to remove Windows 7 password?

Your Windows 7 password is your first line of defense against unauthorized users accessing your computer data. But this can become annoying if you frequently restart your computer. Under this circumstance, sometimes you may want to remove Windows 7 password protection as you don’t think you need the extra security, though it is not advisable.

If you are certain you want to remove your account password, you can easily do it by following the below steps.
1. Click Start to select ‘Control Panel’.
2. Click ‘User Accounts and Family Safety’.
3. Click ‘User Accounts’ on the coming window.
4. Click ‘Remove your password’ in the right side of the window.
5. Enter your current password in the field provided, then click ‘Remove Password’ to remove your password.

Besides, you’ll also think about removing Windows password on the condition that you cannot remember the password to your Windows 7 user account. In this situation, a recommended way is to use another administrator account to do it. If there is only a standard user or guest account accessible, it’s better to use a third-party Windows password recovery tool to achieve it.

Windows Password Breaker is easy yet powerful Windows password reset software. It enables you to instantly remove the password when you forgot Windows 7 password by burning a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive. This method is often adopted by forgotten Windows password users.

1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker in the PC that you can run as administrator, and then launch it.
2. Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive, and burn a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
3. Insert the disk in the locked PC, and set BIOS of the PC to boot from CD/DVD or USB.
4. Reset Windows 7 password under DOS.

It’s estimated that the Windows 7 password reset process will cost you about 5 minutes by following its image or video step-by-step user guide. It guarantees 100% security without any loss or damage to your computer data and settings. Whether you are a computer professional or not, you can easily use it to remove your forgotten Windows 7 password.


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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