How do I unlock my computer if I forgot my administrator password? I just changed the password on my computer a few days ago and forgot it. I am the only account on the computer, so it is the administrator account. It is now on the log in screen and I need to know what I have to do to log into my computer again or reset windows password. (I am on another computer now obviously). I have Windows 7.
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Solution: Software to Unlock forgotten Windows local or admin password.
To resolve these problems about forgot my Windows password, you can simply reset or change forgotten Windows password with a password reset disk. A password reset disk is a flash drive configured with your current password, specially formatted to reset the password on Windows machine when you ever forget it. It acts as a key to unlock the account. But the problem is that people who forgot Windows password often forgot to create a password reset disk and cannot log on computer with any user account.
Another solution to these questions like I forgot my Windows password is to use third party software, like Windows Password Unlocker. It can help you remove lost Windows password, including Windows administrator password, user password and domain password, on various Windows systems, like Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, etc. Just with a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive, you can easily recover your lost Windows password. No need to reinstall your computer.
Guide: Steps to Unlock forgotten Windows local or admin password.
The following is a guide on how to unlock computer with a USB flash drive when I forgot my Windows password. It is very easy to use and just takes less than 5 minutes. But you should find a USB flash drive and an accessible computer with a driver.
- Step 1: Download Windows Password Unlocker Professional and Install your computer in any computer.
- Step 2: Start the application and insert the USB flash drive in computer and select your target USB flash drive, and then click the Burn button to start burning.
- Step 3: Click OK when burning process is completed, and take the USB flash drive out of computer.
- Step 4: Insert the burned USB flash drive to your locked computer and set the computer to boot from USB.
- Step 5: Select y the specified Windows account you want to recover, and then click Reset button.
- Step 6: Click Yes to continue, and click OK when password has been successfully reset.
When you lost Windows password or administrator password, you can follow the steps above to perform Windows password recovery. And don’t forget to create a password reset disk when you can log on computer again.