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How to Reset Windows 7 Password Using a Blank CD/DVD?

Jerry Leo

Apr 07,2012 06:25 / Posted by to Windows Tips
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There are many kinds of methods available to reset Windows 7 password if you have lost, but the most popular one is to reset Windows 7 password with a reset disk. As a password reset disk, you can both create before or after Windows password forgotten. Today, we will talk about how to reset password reset disk with a blank CD/DVD on Windows 7 with a third party software if you forgot the password.

Reference:How to Create a password reset disk on Windows 7/XP/Vista for Free?

Reset Windows 7 Password with a blank CD/DVD

Step 1: Create a password reset CD/DVD

1> Download Windows Password Unlocker Standard from its official site.

2> Insert a bootable CD/DVD to computer, and then select your target drive. Click Burn to start burning an ISO image file to a CD/DVD.
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3> Click OK when the burning task is completed.
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4> Now the bootable CD/DVD is burned, you can use it to remove your lost Windows password.

Step 2: Set BIOS to boot from CDROM

1> When your computer is powered on, press F2 or Delete during the boot to enter BIOS Setup.
2> The similar BIOS screen like the window below appears, and enter into Boot Device Priority.

3> Set 1st Boot Device to [CDROM] & 2nd boot device to [Hard Drive]. Press F10 to save it.

Step 3: Reset Win 7 Password with the burned CD/DVD

  • 1> Insert the newly created CD/DVD flash drive (An .ISO image file of Win 7 Password reset disk) into the locked computer

2> After launched the CD/DVD, you can see the interface of Windows Password Unlocker Professional. And you‘ll find all user names of your accounts will be displayed with the passwords showing unknown or empty.

Unknown means you have a password for the user name, maybe you lost it.

Empty means you do not have a password for the user name, you can login the account without password.

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3> Click Yes to confirm and continue your operation.

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4> Click OK when the password of the selected account is successfully removed.

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Now, you can login your Windows 7 PC without a password. Reset Windows 7 password within a few minutes and without any data loss or reinstalling!

Well, do not have a bootable CD/DVD? Then you can also reset the password on Windows 7 with a USB flash drive. Just download Windows Password Unlocker Professional or Windows Password Unlocker Enterprise to have a try.

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