3 Ways to Reset Forgotten Windows Vista Password

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					           3 Ways to Reset Forgotten Windows Vista Password

Of course, you can always reset a password if you have another admin account for
this machine. However, if this isn’t the case, things can get a bit tricky, As a sys
admin you are usually confronted with this problem if user have laptops where you
don’t have an admin account. Even if you don’t have to reset a password now, you
should get acquainted with this issue. Rest assured that sooner or later a user will
bug you with this problem. I must admin that I have forgot vista password more than

Option 1: Create a password reset disk

Vista allows you to create a password reset disk which enables you reset your
password without much hassle. The problem with this option is that you have to
reset disk before the password is lost. If you have many Windows machines where
users logon locally, this might be a daunting task. You can find a description of how
to create a password reset disk here.

Option 2: Get Password & Registry Editor

With this option you have to boot from a CD and then manipulate the SAM

Manipulating the SAM database is always a bit risky. But if you have no password
reset disk, this is the only way. Note that this tools comes without any warranty. I’ve
been using it quite a few times in Windows 2000 and had never any problem with it
though. The latest version also supports Windows Vista.

Option 3: Use Windows Password Reset 7.0

Windows Password Reset 7.0 is professional Windows password recovery software
to reset Windows vista password for you to log into Windows instantly without
reinstalling the OS. You can burn this Windows password recovery software onto a
bootable CD/DVD, USB drive or a floppy drive to use it to recover the password.

Key Features:

Easy-to-use password recovery software, with complete screenshots

Reset any lost password (including the Administrator password that has the overall
control of the computer, user passwords that have administrative privileges, etc.)
Support Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64-bit), Windows Server 2008,
Windows XP, XP+SP2, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (64-bit), 2003, 2000, NT
and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (64-bit) Operating Systems

No need to reinstall Windows but to remove the password safely

Reset passwords with a bootable CD/DVD

Reset passwords with a bootable USB drive (Windows Password Reset 7.0
Professional only)

Integrated burner software to ease the burning task

Support FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems

Support all hard disk types SATA, IDE and SCSI

Work on all laptops, desktop PCs and servers with any hardware configuration of any

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