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How to Reset Windows 7 Password with USB?

Losing Windows 7 password is not such a trouble thing if you handle it in a right way. However, It's only a moment for you forget Windows 7 password and it may take you several days to regain access to your system. No worries when you forget Windows 7 password. The article will give you some ideas to reset Windows password with USB flash drive.

1. Reset Windows 7 Password with USB Password Reset Disk

When you add a password to your account, besides setting a password hint, you should create a Windows 7 password reset disk in case you need it. Here are the steps to configure pendrive for Windows password recovery.

Step 1: When entering a wrong password, it will show you the Password Hint and you can reset password as following picture. Click "Reset password", it will show you the Password Reset Wizard.

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Step 2: Insert the created USB password reset disk. Select your USB password key disk drive and click "Next >" to reset the password with a new one.

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Step 3: Then you can use the new password to enter your computer.

This USB password reset disk only use in a certain account which you have created before, or it won't help. So it's better to create a password reset disk when you add a password to account. If you have problems with how to create Windows 7 password reset USB, you can see more details in Microsoft website.

2. Reset Windows 7 Password with Windows Password Key Bootable USB Drive

How to reset Windows password without disk? If you don't have a password reset disk, a Windows 7 password reset usb utility will help.

Step 1: Prepare a 2GB USB flash drive and a computer which you can access to.

Step 2: Download Windows Password Key Professional - the Windows password key USB, and install it.

Step 3: Run the program and burn the ISO image to the USB flash drive.

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Step 4: Use the USB to reset Windows 7 password. But in this step, make sure your computer is boot from USB drive, you can set a BIOS if necessary. Don't worry if you have difficulty to bios setting, you can see more in the Professional version user guide.

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With this usb password resetter, it is easy for a computer newbie for Windows 7 password recovery USB and it's the fastest way if you don't have the reset disk. Hope that save your time.

Video guide to reset Windows 7 password with USB.

Extra Tip: How to Create A Windows 7 Password Reset USB?

A password reset disk will be a great help when your forgot Windows password. If you haven’t create a Windows 7password reset disk yet, follow steps below to make one.

Step 1: Insert a USB flash drive into your computer. You’d better format it firstly.

Open the Control Panel and then click open the User Accounts applet. Click the Create a password reset disk link on the left pane.

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Step 2: Now the Forgotten Password Wizard opens, click Next.

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Step 3: Select the Flash drive from the drop-down menu. Click Next to start burning Windows 7 password reset USB. Once the process is completed, click Next to finish.

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Now you have a clear idea about how to create a bootable USB disk and how to reset Windows 7 password with USB easily. We hope our tips would do help you.

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