There’s a few ways to change your windows password:
- Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE when logged into windows and choose change password (this doesn’t work if signed into a Microsoft account)
- Sign into another user account, go to accounts in control panel, manage other accounts and choose remove password.
- Try booting the PC into Safe Mode (press F8 on startup). When it boots up you may have a option of a Administrator account
If you can’t login to the PC at all if you’ve forgotten or don’t know the password – Windows 7:
Step 1: Boot from a windows Installation CD or USB (it doesn’t matter which one as long as it’s windows 7/8).
As soon as you turn on PC choose boot device options maybe F2/F8/F10 and select/USB/CD if no option choose hit Del to enter BIOS screen, choose boot options and make sure the CD/USB is at the top of the list.
You may also be able to boot the computer by pressing the F8 key and selecting repair my computer. This doesn’t require a installation CD/USB
Step 2: When your computer boots from the CD/USB, you should click repair your computer option, then choose Command Prompt from various options.
Step 3: Recover Windows 7 Password with Commands.
3-1 Type: copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\f
3-2 Type: copy /y c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe
3-3 Exit installation CD/USB, and reboot your PC as normal.
Step 4: Reset Windows 7 Password.
While Windows login screen appears, press the Shift key 5 times to bring up the command line interface. Now type command net user <your name> <your new password>.
For example, net user Robert Anything098 . That means the password of account Robert is set to Anything098.
See video below
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