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Windows 7: How to restore the password for my admin account??

23 Aug 2011   #1
guanhui

64 bit
 
 
How to restore the password for my admin account??

recently, I've changed my admin password and forgotten already what I had typed . Now, I'm using the guest account and do not know what should I do to restore back the password as in the guest account many things can not do ! So, what should I do now to restore back or to get back into my admin account ?(Some ways that not involved with the money)
Btw, If I go for some pro to help out, will they find out about the password I used for the account now or just without knowing the password and unlocked the admin account for me?


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23 Aug 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Guanhui, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could do a system restore at boot, and select a restore point dated before you changed the password to go back to what the password was at the time and date of the restore point.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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23 Aug 2011   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello guanhui, welcome to Seven Forums!


There's a tutorial on that method, at this link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


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