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Windows 7: Password Reset Disk : Windows 7 / Vista

24 Dec 2012   #40
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Billy,

This may help. :)

User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7


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25 Dec 2012   #41
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Thanks, I saved the page. I'm going to bed now. Gotta a Loooong week ahead. Two cutovers and two rebuilds. Whew!
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25 Dec 2012   #42
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome.

That sounds like fun. :)
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25 Dec 2012   #43
Londain

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Regaining access to a PC

Billy,
See A guide to recovering from Windows 7 Home Premium User Account lost password, cannot login, login problem in the Microsoft Answers / Microsoft Community site.
The article starts with some basic steps [such as the use of Password Reset Disks] then works up through more powerful but complicated methods. Please do read the intro but I think it will be method 8 that solves your problem. Do follow the precautionary measures later on in the thread as well.
You could be up & running again inside an hour, probably less.
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06 Jan 2013   #44
NYCuser

Windows 7
 
 
Password Reset Disc - Windows 7

p. 722 of Windows 7 the Missing Manual says to create the password reset disc insert a blank CD or USB flash drive, but when I do this on my laptop, it insists on a floppy disk or a USB flash drive. It doesn't want a blank CD. Do I have to format the CD first somehow? My laptop doesn't even have a floppy drive! I have Windows 7 Premium Home editin.
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07 Jan 2013   #45
djbillyd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yeah that's crazy. If you don't have a flash, and can't get one, get a portable 3.5 floppy drive. It's a USB device. But be aware that it may not work either! I tried it, and never got that done. I forgot what I did exactly, but just sayin...
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03 Jan 2018   #46
ausguerila

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Has anyone got the files created available for download?
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03 Jan 2018   #47
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ausguerila View Post
Has anyone got the files created available for download?
Hello ausguerila, :)

I'm not sure what you mean?

You would just need to run the "Forgotten Password Wizard" to create a password reset disk.

Of course, you would need to do this before you should need it to reset the password with.
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13 Aug 2018   #48
fits79

win7
 
 

Is there any way that work at any username and any windows 7 system?
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13 Aug 2018   #49
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fits79 View Post
Is there any way that work at any username and any windows 7 system?
I'm afraid not.

It'll only work for the account it was created for prior to needing to reset its password.
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