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Windows 7: How to reset local admin password Win 7 X64

12 Mar 2012   #1

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to reset local admin password Win 7 X64

Have tried the various ways to reset the local admin password all with no success.
Offline Password Changer does not detect the Windows directory, returns error 12 (no Hirens password app works)
ERD will not let me use the locksmith tool to reset password.

Does it have anything to do with Bitlocker encryption?
How to go about resetting the password without a reinstall?

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12 Mar 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

YES it does. I dont know of any other way and because of site rules I cant help with any attempt to bypass passwords.
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12 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Your best bet is to search Google or Windows own help files for more information on Bitlocker.
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12 Mar 2012   #4

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have the password for bitlocker that is not the issue.
I need to reset admin one but cannot turn off bitlocker encryption unless I can login as admin so you see my problem. ERD will not work on an encrypted drive.
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12 Mar 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Unfortunately, as zigzag states, we can't help you bypass your admin password as it's against forum rules.
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12 Mar 2012   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sddracula View Post
I have the password for bitlocker that is not the issue.
I need to reset admin one but cannot turn off bitlocker encryption unless I can login as admin so you see my problem. ERD will not work on an encrypted drive.
We understand but site rules prohibits why we dont recommend it it. Besides which I believe Bitlocker is the source of the problem. That
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12 Mar 2012   #7

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok fair enough. You can't say.
But is there a way with bitlocker still on?
Yes or no
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12 Mar 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

it is easy don't worry, just you need use (hirens boot cd) then follow the instruction. there is how to reset password step by step
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12 Mar 2012   #9

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dashti View Post
it is easy don't worry, just you need use (hirens boot cd) then follow the instruction. There is how to reset password step by step

Its encrypted. Trying to break it may leave him with scrambled HD contents because of bit locker.
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12 Mar 2012   #10

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sddracula View Post
Ok fair enough. You can't say.
But is there a way with bitlocker still on?
Yes or no

Have you tried Googling that?

We cant help!
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