How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

In this article, I am going to show you “How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password?” Resetting the password to Windows 7 on your computer if you’ve forgotten it is a simple process. you need is a copy of the bootable Windows installation disk and one simple command line trick.

How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

Forgotten Windows Password

Follow the below steps to Reset Forgotten Windows Password:

Boot Windows CD/DVD:

Restart your computer and insert bootable cd/DVD. and “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD”

Click On Repair:

Just click on “Repair your computer
How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

Repair your computer

Select “Command Prompt”:

Here we are going to reset the windows password for the trick by command prompt, then select the command prompt and open it.
How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

Command Prompt

Enter Below Command Prompt:

First of all, take the original sticky keys file backup to us, enter the following command.
copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\
How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

backup sticky keys Command

then press “Enter” copy the command prompt executable (cmd.exe) over top of the sticky keys executable

copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe

How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

copy sticky keys file

Now you can reboot the PC. Once you get to the login screen, hit the Shift key 5 times. now automatic open command prompt.

Reset Forgotten Windows Password:

How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way

Set Forgotten Windows Password

Type the following command And reset the password. Enter the username after the net user and then Enter the new password and press enter. Now the old password has changed.
net user Administrator 123
Close the window and reboot the system. You can then log into your Windows 7 administrator account with the new password. Your computer will now login successfully.

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password the Easy Way. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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