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Windows 7: Lost Administrator Password

24 Jun 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I saw this a while back, haven't tried this myself.
The directions are here I've lost the password to my Windows Administrator account, how do I get it back?

You will need to download and burn the .iso to a CD.

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25 Jun 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Lost Administrator Password [Solved]

Also received a message from Bumpkin; don't know why it didn't show up here in the forum. I had already tried that; it is one of the free password crackers I mention above.
I managed to resolve the problem; not sure how. Using the usual Manage Accounts window, I reset the Admin account password (yet again), and for whatever reason, this time it worked !
Problem solved. I'll create the backup disk now.
Thanks to all for your help.
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25 Jun 2011   #13


Well, I do not know if I should suggest this, but going to any way. Since everyone is trying to help you crack your password i suggest using OPHCRACK- I have used this many times and works great.
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27 Jun 2011   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Thanks Curtis.

That is the other free password cracker which I noted in my first entry. It didn't help; I can't remember why. As I wrote above; problem is solved.

Thanks for your help.
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