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Forgot Windows 7 Password? How to Reset It with a Bootable CD/DVD/USB

When you forgot Windows 7 password or be locked out of your computer, you may think there is no other way than reinstall Windows 7 system. Actually there is a much easier way to get around Windows 7 password. With Windows Password Reset Kit you can easily reset Windows 7 administrator or user passwords you forgot. No need to reinstall Windows or make a backup when you forgot Windows 7 password.

To get started, we need to burn the ISO image of Windows Password Reset Kit to a blank CD, DVD or USB drive, which will be used to boot the locked computer and perform password resetting. Follow the step-by-step instructions below:

Step 1: Create a Windows 7 Password Reset CD/DVD/USB

Download the Windows Password Reset Kit and save it on any computer you have access to. Unzip the downloaded file, there should be an ISO image file: WPRK.iso.

Download and install the ISO-Burning (BurnCDCC) or USB-Burning (ISO2Disc) program to burn the ISO image to a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

Create Windows 7 password reset disk

Step 2: Set BIOS to Boot from CD-ROM or USB Flash Drive

Boot your locked computer. When it is powered on, check the boot-screen for setup key (i.e. DELETE key, F8 key, F2 key) to enter BIOS Setup Utility.

Choose the BOOT menu and set Boot Device Priority option: Set 1st Boot Device to CD-ROM if you just created a bootable CD or DVD, or set 1st Boot Device to Removable Device if a bootable USB flash drive was created. Press F10 to save your changes.

Set BIOS to boot from Windows 7 password reset disk

Step 3: Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password

Insert the Windows 7 password reset disk on your locked computer and restart the computer. The boot loading screen should appear immediately.

Loading Windows Password Reset Kit bootable disk.

Wait for a few minutes until the Windows Password Reset Kit appears.

The main interface of Windows Password Reset Kit

Select the Windows 7 SAM database (eg. C:\Windows\system32\config\SAM), the program will automatically list all local user accounts. Select a user account and click the Reset button. The Windows 7 password you forgot will be removed instantly.

Click the Restart button to reboot the computer. Now you are able to log into your Windows 7 user account with a blank password!

Sounds good?Go ahead and try Windows Password Reset Kit today!