As a new comer to an office, have you ever meet the situation that you need to open an important file in a computer with Windows 7 OS, but you found that the system is locked by a login password set by the former user. Then, in this situation, what can we do to recover the lost Windows 7 password?
Actually, some common used methods, such as to guess according to password hints, to make use of another administrator account, to take advantage of Windows 7 password reset disk, usually won't work successfully for the computer is not set by you. And the last solution may come to your mind that you reinstall the OS. My friend, it may cause the complete loss of the file you required if you're not proficient enough. Here I suggest you to find Windows password reset software to reset or remove your lost administrator password Windows 7.
Below are the solutions:
If you search in Google on how to reset lost Windows 7 password, you may find sorts of free password reset software. Here I will tell you some of them.
Ophcrack is said to be the best free Windows password recovery software, which is an open source program that cracks Windows passwords by using LM hashes through rainbow tables. The program has the ability to import the hashes from a variety of formats, including dumping directly from the SAM files of Windows. It is claimed that these tables can crack 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords of up to 14 characters within usually a few minutes. However, the only downside of this software is that you need to download the Live CD ISO (496MB for Windows 7) and it doesn't support Active Directory password reset for domain controllers.
Kon-Boot is also a free Windows password recovery tool which is widely used among Windows 7 users. When use it to reset lost Windows 7 password, you need to make a Windows password reset disk. So prepare a CD or DVD to insert into the computer and burn it into a bootable disk, then use it to reset lost administrator password Windows 7. But it cannot ensure 100% success rate for too long password. Meanwhile, it can't support versions of 64-bit Windows.
When you failed to use free Windows password software to reset lost Windows 7 password, I recommend to you Anmosoft Windows Password Reset Software. It cannot reset your Windows 7 password for free, but it definitely merits your trust for its profession and strong power. In addition to cracking your lost Windows 7 password, you can also remove the password to regain access to computer. After burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive on an accessible computer, you can reset Windows 7 password in the locked computer. Then you can regain access to this locked computer.
Not just for lost Windows 7 password, Anmosoft Windows Password Reset Software applies to any Windows OS including Windows XP/Vista and Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, etc. It is worth your try!