“I forgot my password for Windows 7 administrator account. I want to find it out without changing it.” Asked by Allison.
Recover Windows 7 User Password
Troubled by a similar problem and wonder the solution to fixing it? Actually, you make it possible -recover my Windows 7 user password without changing it -with the help of Ophcrack. Opcrack is the most popular free password recovery tools for Windows. You can download the Ophcrack LiveCD, and then burn it to a CD/DVD to retrieve your lost passwords for Windows 7/Vista/XP. No installation is required for this version, but a CD/DVD burner is required.
Before getting started, you should know that this Windows password recovery tool is based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. For the recovery rate, it depends. And I think it’s a little bit difficulty than other similar Windows password reset tools. But you can have a try if you really need to recover your user password without changing it.
Reset Windows 7 User Password
When it comes to forgotten Windows 7 password, resetting it is always an easier and more efficient way. Search on Google and you can find numerous password reset tools for Windows 7. Usually you can reset a lost Windows password in no more than 6 minutes, even you are a beginner. 100% password reset rate and 100% safe!
If you are not good at computers, it’s better for you to select a WinPE-based tool like Windows Password Unlocker. With this tool, you can instantly burn a boot password reset CD/DVD/USB drive to bypass Windows 7 password. This program comes in easy GUI and allows you to reset forgotten password within a few simple clicks. I like this program very much not only because its efficient results, but also ease of use and different versions. Windows Password Unlocker comes in both Windows and Mac version to let you burn the boot password reset disk on PCs and Macs. And in addition to Windows 7, Windows Password Unlocker also resets passwords for Windows 8/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000.
Apart from WinPE-based version, there also comes in DOS-based version like Windows Password Breaker. Compared with Win-PE version, Windows password Breaker has better compatibility with computer and much smaller file size. With this tool, it allows you to instantly burn a boot password reset tool to reset forgotten password with DOS command.
Tips and Tricks
- For detailed steps to reset Windows 7 password, please see How to Reset Win 7 Password with a USB Flash Drive.
- For more solutions, please see Ways to Recover Windows 7 Admin Password by Yourself.
- It’s highly suggested to create a password reset disk after you have resolved this forgotten password to avoid similar problem.