Changing the password on an account with "Administrative" privileges is necessary where one or more of the accounts on the computer is locked.
Well, how to reset Windows admin password if you forgot for Windows 7/XP/Vista?
Option 1: Take a rest, and try hard to remember the forgotten password
We are living in a busy and over-pressured life that there are so many password we need to create and remember, which comes to be a fussy thing. Also, it is easy for us to leave something out of mind. Then what you should do is to calm down your emotion and try your best to remember what the password is.
Option 2: Try to login with a default admin password
This method can be only available on Windows XP. In Windows XP , there is built-in Administrator user account, that has administrative credentials, enabled by default, and without any password to protect the account from been access. If you didn’t change this Administrator’s password, then try to sign in to Windows XP without password.
Option 3: Reset the password with another available account with admin right
If you have another admin account and password which is available, you can easily reset Windows administrator password in minutes.
- Log on to Windows by using an administrator account that has a password that you remember.
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- In the Open box, type “control userpasswords2″, and then click OK.
- Click the user account that you forgot the password for, and then click Reset Password.
- Type a new password in the box and confirm it again. And then click OK.
Option 4: Take Windows password reset disk in hand
This Windows password reset disk is useful to reset Windows Admin password. But provided that you must creat the password reset disk before you lost or forgot Windows password.
Of course, a worse thing is that sometimes there is no another available admin account and reset disk.Then what to do? Windows Password Unlocker can be your best alternative choice to reset forgotten Windows password.