Oh no! Forgot your Windows 7 Admin password? Don’t worry yet, there are still some things you can do to solve the problem. If you’ve forgotten your password and you’re worried sick thinking that you will never be able to log back into your computer and that all your files are lost, relax. Read below to find out some ways to recover forgotten Windows 7 Admin Password.
If you’ve forgotten your Windows 7 administrator password and can’t access your administrator account, log in with another user that has administrative privileges. Most likely, the first account you created will have this administrative power. Once you log in, follow these simple steps:
Note: If you don’t have another account with administrative privileges, this method won’t work for you. Sorry! Continue reading for other solutions.
If the above method wasn’t useful for you, another solution is to use a Password Reset Disk. You’ll need to have already created one (explained in How to Reset Windows 7 Password with USB Password Reset Disk). If you haven’t, try another of out methods. To reset your password with a reset disk:
Still not working? Fret not! Another great way to recover your Windows 7 admin password is to use Windows Password Key (Windows Password Genius). It is an all-in-one Windows password recovery tool, helps you recover forgotten passwords in a few minutes and allows you to create a new administrator account easily without logon. You will need another computer where you can download the program so time to call in some favours! To use Windows Password Key follow these steps:
As it happened in the first method, you will need to access your laptop through a second administrator account. Then:
In this post, we have presented different methods for you to go from saying “I forgot my Windows 7 admin password” to “I fixed my problem”. We hope these tips helped! If you still have any other further questions or want to suggest any other tips you know, please don’t hesitate to contact us.