For IBM ThinkPad Laptop or Lenovo ThinkPad password reset, there are
common password problems about the BIOS password, Power-on password, Hard
drive password, etc. Here we will discuss how to reset ThinkPad password
based on Windows 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003, 2008 domain, etc.Firstly,
ThinkPad password reset with password reset disk Well, the first way is
the most time saving and money saving to recover lost ThinkPad password.
Pity that most of ThinkPad laptop users may without this named ThinkPad
password reset disk. Notice that we should create the disk before lost or
forgotten password or at the time that we set the password for logon
Windows system. The below are steps to create and use the Windows 7
password reset disc for ThinkPad Windows 7 laptop:1. Insert a CD/DVD/USB
Flash Drive into the driver. 2. Click Start - Control Panel - User
Accounts and Family Safety - User Accounts.3. Select "Create a password
reset disk" - "Forgotten Password Wizard" on the left pane.4. Click
"Next" and follow the Wizard to create password reset disk.Once we forgot
Win 7 password for ThinkPad computer at the login screen and input an
incorrect password, click "Reset Windows Password" and insert the
password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard will lead us create a new
passcode to remove the lost or forgotten Windows 7 passcode.Secondly,
unlock ThinkPad Windows XP password with Windows Installation Disc1.
Start PC with Installation disc. Choose "Accept" once it asks to repair
your current Windows installation, press "R" to run repair and also allow
PC to repair by copying files to hard drive.2. The PC will reboot, and
then display "Press any key to continue." Please do not press any key.3.
Let computer restart the installation and at the same time please notice
the words shown at the bottom of screen. Once "Installing Devices" comes
up, press "Shift +F10".4. Then input "nusrmgr.cpl" and press "Enter".5.
On the User Accounts windows, choose the "Administrator account". Then
there will be listed all user accounts of the system.6. Select the
account that has to remove or reset passcode.With Installation CD to
break ThinkPad password also can be used on system based on Windows 7,
Vista, 2000, Server 2008, etc.Thirdly, reset ThinkPad administrator
password by accounts with administrative rightsOnly the accounts with
administrative privileges can help us reset lost password, the built-in
administrator account included. Now, take ThinkPad XP password recovery
in Safe Mode as example:1. Press F8 once IBM ThinkPad laptop starts.
Select "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and Enter.2. At the login screen
with computer user accounts, choose an available account to login. Please
note that the built-in Administrator account password is blank if never
set password for it before.3. In Safe Mode, Dos command displays. Input
"net user" and press Enter to list all the user names in Windows XP
computer. Then input "net user Susan 123" (Susan is the locked account
name and 123 is the new password set on this account) and press Enter.
Then we will see "The command completed successfully."4. Input "shutdown
-r" and press Enter to restart the system, then we can access "Susan"
account in normal logon mode.If the above methods still can not help us
reset ThinkPad password or make us feel difficult to operate without some
techniques, we can opt for some professional Windows Password Recovery
tool or software. Such as Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery, it has
Basic, Enhance and Corporation three different versions for computer
basic on Windows 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003, Server 2008, R2, etc.
Especially, Windows Password Recovery Corporation has large amounts of
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solve Windows password problem within minutes without special techniques!