Recovery Disc for Windows 7 Home Premium Admin Password Reset
If you know much about recovery disc, I think you will know recovery disc is the best choice for Windows 7 admin password reset besides another administrator.
The recovery disc includes password reset disk and system recovery disc. Password reset disk is easy to create before Windows 7 locked. While if you want to create password reset disk after you couldn’t log on to Windows 7, you have to ask for help from third-party software. For example, Windows Password Genius is conceivable option.
System recovery disc can be instead of installation disc, if you have back up your Windows 7 Home Premium. But if you have not done that, it doesn’t matter. System recovery disc also could be created after you are unable to boot your Windows 7, as long as you find a computer with same Windows operational system. You have to create system recovery disc on it. For example, 64-bit System Repair Disc can only be created on a 64-bit Windows 7. You can check the properties about computer through Control Panel – System and Security – System, or right click the Computer and choose Properties.
Now let’s see how recovery disc reset Windows 7 Home Premium admin password.
- Password reset disk reset Windows 7 admin password
- System recovery disc reset Windows 7 admin password
1. Password Reset Disk Reset Windows 7 Admin Password
There are two cases you should consider, because password reset disk comes from two ways and is created in two periods. So when you use password reset disk, you have to take different password recovery method.
Case 1: With password reset disk created before Windows 7 locked, how should you do?
On the your Windows 7 logon screen, when you type incorrect password and press Enter, there will be a message “Reset password” prompts you below the password input box.
Click it and follow reset password wizard, you will successfully reset Windows 7 lost or forgotten password.
Case 2: If you can only use password reset disk created with Windows Password Genius, how should you do then?
- First, insert password reset disk into your locked Windows 7 computer, USB or CD/DVD, and set your computer boot from USB or CD/DVD.
Set your computer boot from USB, refer to how to set computer boot from USB;
Set your computer boot from CD/DVD, turn to how to set computer boot from CD/DVD
- Second, after Windows 7 boot from reset disk and Windows Password Genius program runs, choose account and click Reset password. And then Windows 7 password will be removed.
2. System Recovery Disc Reset Windows 7 Admin Password
Believe that many people have ever used installation CD to restore Windows, including restore Windows account and password to early point. However, how to use system recovery disc to reset Windows 7 admin password?
Step 1: Set Windows 7 boot from system recovery disc, if you recovery disc is stored in CD, and you have set your Windows 7 boot from CD.
Step 2: Select language, time and keyboard preferences and click next, then select “Repair you computer”, then it’ll do some searching then choose “System Restore”.
Step 3: Select and make sure restore point after you are sure everything is OK and click next then finish.
Step 4: In “Confirm your Restore Point” window, click finish then yes to next window, and then you will need to restart computer to complete system restore process.
Step 5: When your Windows 7 PC restarts, you can use the password available for restore point that you went back to. When you see “System Restore Completed Successfully”, just click close to end system restore.
Maybe you lose some information data or programs during system restore, but you still reset Windows 7 admin password back to early point.