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Windows 7: Forgot password to my Windows 7 Account

05 Jun 2010   #1
Flint

Windows 7
 
 
Forgot password to my Windows 7 Account

How can i get it back ? also, i dont have access to a floppy or cd so ill have to use usb.


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05 Jun 2010   #2
Flint

Windows 7
 
 

Ok so I'm using the offline registry and password editor but i keep getting an error.

link is to slow to respond
resetting link

and it does that over and over. What's wrong ?

UPDATE:
Ok I got past that part. But now I'm stuck again lol.

What is the path to the registry directory?

I tried hitting 1, and enter and it just gives me the same message.
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05 Jun 2010   #3
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

There are a few methods that were available in Vista, not sure if they're still working in 7 but here's the link anyway...

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums
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05 Jun 2010   #4
Flint

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsograymatter View Post
There are a few methods that were available in Vista, not sure if they're still working in 7 but here's the link anyway...

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

I'm using method 3 and it's all that's available. I'm stuck at step 2 of the nt offline password thing and I need to know what to type.
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05 Jun 2010   #5
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

You should take a look at the FAQ of this website, it should help you...

Offline NT Password & Registry Editor
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05 Jun 2010   #6
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Assuming it is drive C

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SAM
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05 Jun 2010   #7
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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