Recover Forgotten Windows Password

You stored very important files in your computer that if opened will be the end of the world. So you've set up a computer password to protect it. Then one forgot the password! Don't panic. We got a solution.

How to Use a Password Reset Disk if You Have Forgotten Windows Password

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If you forget your password, you can log on to the computer by using a new password that you create by using the Password Reset Wizard and your password reset disk.


  1. To gain access to your local user account on a computer that is a member of a domain, or has been disconnected from a domain, follow these steps:
    • In the Welcome to Windows dialog box, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE.
    • In the Log On to Windows dialog box, type an incorrect password in the Password box, and then click OK.
    • In the Logon Failed dialog box that appears, click Reset. The Password Reset Wizard starts. You can use the Password Reset Wizard to create a new password for your local user account.
    • On the Welcome to the Password Reset Wizard page, click Next.
  2. Insert the password reset disk in drive A, and then click Next.
    • On the Reset the User Account Password page, type a new password in the Type a new password box.
  3. Type the same password in the Type the password again to confirm box.
    • In the Type a new password hint box, type a hint that will help you remember the password if you forget it.
    • Note This hint is visible to anyone who tries to log on to the computer by using your user account.
  4. Click Next, and then click Finish. The Password Reset Wizard quits and you return to the Log On to Windows dialog box. The password reset disk is automatically updated with the new password information. You do not have to create a new password reset disk.
    • In the Log On to Windows dialog box, type your new password in the Password box.
    • In the Log on to box, click the local computer--for example, click Computer (this computer), and then click OK.
    • You should be logged on to the local computer with your local account information.

Reset windows password without data loss

1.If first option is not available to you,then you can search for a password boot disk which will disable the administrator password. There are dozens of these types of programs , for example, windows password reset 6.0.
2.Download the windows password reset 6.0 ISO file
3.burn it to a disk to create the boot disk, that simple.
4.Configure your PC or laptop to boot in the CD drive
5.Insert the CD and it would boot then just disable the password and restart.
Just a few steps, the old password was removed.
6.Setting new password:
Step one: Open the "Control Panel"
Step two: Click the "User Account "
Step three: Select the account you want to set a new password.
Step four: Click "changing Account " and "set up password",
then fill out the form as listed.
Click "Create Password".

DIY Windows Password Rest Disk

There is a easy and safe solution. Just reset the password with windows password reset disk. With an .ISO image file integrated in Windows password unlocker, you can DIY password reset disk with great ease.
Download .ISO image file . Note the .ISO image file is included in Windows Password Unlcocker . Burn the .ISO image file to a blank CD by your favorite burner software such as Nero, Sonic, or Roxio. If you don't have those burners, you can use BurnCDCC.exe integrated in Windows Password Unlocker as well. With the new created password reset disk. You can reset windows vista password with great ease


  • You cannot use the password reset disk to reset the password on another computer.
  • You cannot use the password reset disk to reset your domain account password.
  • The password reset disk contains sensitive information.

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