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Windows 7: Password reset, unable to access new computer, safe mode not working

09 Jul 2012   #1
Data3

windows 7
 
 
Password reset, unable to access new computer, safe mode not working

My idiot self put a password on my computer to protect it temporarially, then by gods sense of humor the computer shut down through loss of pwer. But the password didn't save correctly and now I can't get on my account. It's the only user, and whenever I try using safe mode with command prompt, it goes to the user log in screen, which defeats the purpose.

In short, I need to reset my passdword, while not being able to log on in any way through the username. I would rather not have to wipe my harddrive, I have no recovery disc, nor partition for some reason. If I have to I will wipe my harddrive then download win7 again, but I need to know how to do that first. Any help?


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09 Jul 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Data, and welcome to Seven Forums,

The tutorial below may be able to helo with this. It sounds like you may need to use OPTION FIVE. :)

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Jul 2012   #3
Data3

windows 7
 
 

Unfortuantly I have no access to a CD. What I need is a way for command prompt to be used in safe mode without logging in, or to reset the harddrive to factory default, or something without a CD, Flash drive, or login necessary.
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09 Jul 2012   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You could also use a USB flash drive if you have one available.
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09 Jul 2012   #5
Data3

windows 7
 
 

And if I don't What are my options. Is it possible to reset my msi Laptop so there are no user accounts and I can just start fresh?
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09 Jul 2012   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're only option at this point then is to reinstall Windows 7.
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09 Jul 2012   #7
Data3

windows 7
 
 

How do I remove windows 7 without gaining access to teh computer?
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09 Jul 2012   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

What did you use to install Windows 7 in the first place?
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