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Windows 7: Password Reset

18 May 2010   #10
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

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Thanks J_K, I tested it VB with both Windows 7 (about 4 different times) and Vista and on my rig with Windows 7; to be quite honest, it's really very easy to do.
But hard enough it may discourage the 12 year old trying to hack into his parent's machine.

There's that delicate balance...
That's the only concern I had posting it but the positives out-weigh the negatives.

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Wish I would have know this before. Learn something every day. THX to the Bare Foot Kid.
Hello Hannibal001, thanks!

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26 May 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Another one to keep!
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26 May 2010   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

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Another one to keep!

Hello Beau, thanks!
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24 Jul 2010   #13

windows 7

which method are you referring to when you say all encrypted messages will be lost? And what determines which messages are encrypted or not? Sorry, new to this computer world.
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24 Jul 2010   #14
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello taskforce403, welcome to Seven Forums!

The method described in this tutorial, if you use this tutorial to reset a user account password all encrypted files be lost; you would have to have personally used encryption software to encrypt files, Windows does not encrypt any files by default, all system files will remain unchanged.
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26 Jul 2010   #15
George Atanas

Windows 7

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26 Jul 2010   #16
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello George Atanas, welcome to Seven Forums; I'm glad you find it useful, thanks for the feedback.
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26 Jul 2010   #17

windows server 2003

i have ever experienced the problem of forgetting Windows password, my solved way is use the Windows Password Reset Kit 1.5.
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27 Jul 2010   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Bookmarked (I'm 16) I can hack into the family computer! (I forgot password)

Lol not really!


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16 Sep 2010   #19


Just had to use this guide myself when trying to fix one of my Mum's friend's laptop. Works great.
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