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Windows 7: Password help

08 Oct 2013   #1
clayp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Password help

I have forgotten my Microsoft password and it wont let me change it or build a new account...Its also the password for my email.What do I do now?...


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08 Oct 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Use option 5 from here:
User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

The sign on process for the e-mail account should have a link named something like "Forgot Password".
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09 Oct 2013   #3
clayp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't know how to do this stuff..
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09 Oct 2013   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Clayp,

Is this for a "Microsoft account" in Windows 8, or a user account in Windows 7??
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10 Oct 2013   #5
clayp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

User account Windows 7....
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10 Oct 2013   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Well, the easiest route would be to use OPTION THREE in the same tutorial below if you have a restore point available that's dated before you had this issue.

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
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10 Oct 2013   #7
clayp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can I delete Windows live with out hurting the system...
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10 Oct 2013   #8
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hang on. I know you said user account, but just to clarify after re-reading this again with Windows live added, are you trying to reset your Microsoft account password for your email?

If so, then you could use step 2 and 5 in Option Two of the tutorial below to reset it online.

Microsoft Account Password - Change or Reset in Windows 8
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10 Oct 2013   #9
clayp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have tried every page I can find ,nothing works..Im tired of messing with I'll do with out....
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