Forgot password to windows vista home premium? And locket out of your windows? Don’t panic. This article shows you 3 simple and effective vista password recovery methods to reset Windows vista home premium password in few minutes.
Method 1: Reset Windows vista home premium password with password reset disk.
With a vista password reset disk, you can reset lost password for the user on your vista system. So if you have a windows vista home premium password reset disk, just use it.
Steps to reset vista user password:
- 1.Boot your vista to the log in screen.
- 2. Click the user your want to reset it password, and press “Enter” to log in.
- 3. When login with wrong password, a message “The user name or password is incorrect” appears. Click “OK” to close the message.
- 4. Click “Reset Password…” under password box, a password reset wizard will start.
- 5. Insert Vista password reset disk and follow the wizard to create a new password to the locked user.
Method 2: Reset Windows vista user password with Vodusoft Password Software
Vodusoft Password Software can help you reset a new password to the user whose password you have forgotten and don’t have a vista password reset disk.
Step 1: Get Vodusoft Windows Vista Password Reset software and install it to a accessible windows.
Step 2: Create a Vodusoft Password Reset disk.
- 2.1 Run Vodusoft Password Reset software.
- 2.2 Insert USB disk or CD/DVD disc.
- 2.3 Click “Burn to USB” or “Burn to CD/DVD” button to create a Vodusoft Password Reset disk.
Step 3: Access to the BIOS and set the locked computer to boot from USB Drive or CD-ROM.
More information about set your compute to boot from USB drive or CD-ROM, please refer to the following guide:
Step 4: Inset Vodusoft Password Reset disk to the locked computer and restart the locked computer.
Step 5: When Vodusoft Password Reset software starts, select a user account, and click “Reset” button to reset a new password to the selected user.
Step 6: Click “Reboot” button to restart the locked computer, and you can log on with new password.
Method 3: Reset Windows vista home premium password with Chntpw
Chntpw is open source and free software, which can remove vista password offline.
- 1. Download Chntpw live cd from official site: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/
- 2. Create a USB or CD/DVD boot disk with Chntpw live cd.
- 3. Boot your locked vista computer from chntpw boot disk.
- 4. Select a vista user and remove its password.
- 5. Reboot the locked computer and login with new password.