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Windows 7: Password Reset Disk : Windows 7 / Vista

24 Dec 2012   #40

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Billy,

This may help.

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

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25 Dec 2012   #41

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Thanks, I saved the page. I'm going to bed now. Gotta a Loooong week ahead. Two cutovers and two rebuilds. Whew!
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25 Dec 2012   #42

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome.

That sounds like fun.
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25 Dec 2012   #43

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Regaining access to a PC

See A guide to recovering from Windows 7 Home Premium User Account lost password, cannot login, login problem in the Microsoft Answers / Microsoft Community site.
The article starts with some basic steps [such as the use of Password Reset Disks] then works up through more powerful but complicated methods. Please do read the intro but I think it will be method 8 that solves your problem. Do follow the precautionary measures later on in the thread as well.
You could be up & running again inside an hour, probably less.
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06 Jan 2013   #44

Windows 7
Password Reset Disc - Windows 7

p. 722 of Windows 7 the Missing Manual says to create the password reset disc insert a blank CD or USB flash drive, but when I do this on my laptop, it insists on a floppy disk or a USB flash drive. It doesn't want a blank CD. Do I have to format the CD first somehow? My laptop doesn't even have a floppy drive! I have Windows 7 Premium Home editin.
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07 Jan 2013   #45

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Yeah that's crazy. If you don't have a flash, and can't get one, get a portable 3.5 floppy drive. It's a USB device. But be aware that it may not work either! I tried it, and never got that done. I forgot what I did exactly, but just sayin...
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