How to Reset Windows 7 Password with a Bootable USB Flash Drive
Losing Windows 7 password is not a big problem if you handle it in a right way. Whatever but it’s only a moment to forget windows 7 password and it may take several days to reset and access to your system. No worries when you forget your windows 7 password. This article will give you complete ideas how to reset windows 7 password with a bootable USB Flash drive.
1. Reset Windows 7 Password with a Bootable USB Flash Drive
When you add a password to your account don’t forget to set up a hint, this will help you to remember your password for the next login, if you don’t remember your password even your hint in this case you can create a windows 7 password reset disk, or a bootable flash drive to reset your Windows 7 Password.
To Reset Windows 7 password we need to replace the utility manage with Command Prompt if you have no idea about utility manage you can see that on the left corner of your login screen.
Step 1: Boot your system with a Bootable USB Flash drive
Step 2: After booting your system when it comes up you will see the windows setup page now Press Shift + F10 on your keyboard to open Command Prompt (CMD)
Step 3: when the command prompt opened type this command FSUTIL FSINFO DRIVES in CMD to list all of the available hard disk local drives on your computer.
In the above screenshot, you see all the local disk drive and D:\ is the windows root directory make sure to locate on the windows root directory how to locate is just type D: and Press enter then type CD Windows/System32 and press enter.
In this step, you have to change the utility manager and replace that with a CMD Command prompt How to do this follow the steps,
Type ren utilman.exe Ultiman.exe.bak Next copy cmd.exe utilman.exe this will copy the cmd.exe file replace with Utilman.exe.
Now restart your computer and boot it normally, in the login screen click on the utility manage in the left corner of the windows, the command prompt will open with full privilege.
With net user command, you can create a new user, modify properties of existing user and reset its password.
Here I reset a username of TechSolutionTips net user TechSolutionTips 123 Finally close the command line page and try login with a new password of 123
You are done and enjoy using your computer with all of your data keep in mind that we don’t need to go for fresh installation of windows when we forgot Windows 7 Password we can just reset Windows 7 Password with few command line and a bootable USB Flash drive.