the easy way to Reset Windows 7 Administrator Password by using a windows CD
Have you forgotten your administrator password for Windows 7? Can not access Windows 7? Do not worry, fortunately, we’ll guide you through the right way to recover your admin password in just a few minutes. There is more than one way to reset the supervisor password in Windows 7 but we will learn the easiest by using a Windows 7 CD.
- Place the Windows 7 CD in the CDROM and restart the device.
- Boot in the BIOS settings and choose the first boot from the CD and save the settings and restart.
- Please press the Shift + F10 keys during boot. A new window will open.
Now you need to type the following commands in the cmd.exe screen
move c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe.bak
(and press enter)
copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe
(and press enter) Continue with the image
Reboot by typing the following command:
When restarting, you will return to the Windows 7 login screen. Press the Shift key 5 times and the command prompt will open.
Now you should type the following command to reset your administrator password
net user Administrator (new_password_here)
For example, I will change the password to 123 so I will write it in the following format
net user Administrator 123
Close the window and restart the machine.
Congratulations! You can now access Windows 7 with the new admin password.[alert-success]READ ALSO: how to take a print screen on windows 10[/alert-success]