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Windows 7: Lost Windows password

05 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Lost Windows password

I have a Lenovo Y560, running Home Premium.
After not having used it for too long, I have forgotten the password.
Where do I begin?

I also have a disc from a VAIO purchase that seems to have WindowsRE, which is important here, I guess.

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05 Apr 2014   #2
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

Forum rules prevent us from telling you specifically how to bypass a password, but if you Google around a bit, you should be able to find threads about disk images you can purchase to burn a CD that will allow you to blank the password.
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05 Apr 2014   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hey Mark,

It's only against the forum rules if you suspect the computer doesn't belong to them, or say a kid trying to get into the parent's admin account. :)

Hello Uchiha,

You may be able to use one of the options in the tutorial below to reset your password. Option Five would probable be best in this case. :)

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
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05 Apr 2014   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thanks for the help guys.
I recalled what my password was.
Should I delete this thread now?
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05 Apr 2014   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Great news. :)

Marking the thread solved is all that is needed.
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