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Windows 7: Can a W7 password reset CD be used on a another PC?

24 Nov 2015   #1
mohab

Windows 7 Professional 64 bits
 
 
Can a W7 password reset CD be used on a another PC?

Can a Windows 7 password reset disk be used on a PC other than the one it was created on?

If so I'll be able o create the media on my PC and have it with me, if anyone has forgotten their password.


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24 Nov 2015   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

The answer is No, it will not work. If it was that easy there would be no point in having a password.
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25 Nov 2015   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

By design a password reset disk will only reset the password on the same computer and for the same account that created it. If it were otherwise passwords would be of no value and business use of Windows 7 would be out of the question.
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25 Nov 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Passwords are useless and are only required for company owned work PC`s and Laptops.
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25 Nov 2015   #5
mohab

Windows 7 Professional 64 bits
 
 

Thank you Ranger4 and addRAM for your quick replies.
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26 Nov 2015   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Yea I don't believe passwords are useless unless you forget the password
Thieves love people that don't use passwords it makes selling machines a lot easier
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