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Windows 7: Forgot Admin password

27 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 Bit
Forgot Admin password


I have an Admin password, but I have forgotten it and I can't run any set ups for new programs to fix the problem. Also, I can't move any files to a USB flashdrive or move anything to a black CD. The only thing I do have is a standard user with some restrictions. I don't know what I could do, anyone have any solutions?


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27 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Solutions hmm..well you could remember your password? Otherwise we cannot help.
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27 Mar 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Can you remember your secret 'hint' for the password?
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28 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Duzzy View Post
If you have access to a working PC then you could try EDITED I've never used it so I can't give any other info on it sorry.

If password is reset on users that have EFS encrypted files, and the system is XP or newer, all encrypted files for that user will be UNREADABLE! and cannot be recovered unless you remember the old password again
I would be cautious when linking to sites such as the above. I would classify the linked utility as a tool that can be easily abused IMHO.

6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.
Did you create a password reset disk using the provided utility in Windows 7? That is the only suggestion i can give that falls in line with the forum rules.
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28 Mar 2012   #5

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

Try 'System Restore' if it fails, a reinstall will help.
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29 Mar 2012   #6

Windows 7

Put your admin in the login box then press enter then...the options comes "if u forgetten your password click here" you click then complete the required things...
Thanks hope you get your password from this solution...:)
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