Windows Password Reset Standard Guide
-How to reset windows password with Vodusoft software
- To reset windows local user password, see Standard Edition Guide.
- To reset windows server domain (active directory) administrator password, see Enterprise Edition Guide.
- How to create/delete a windows user, see Special Edition Guide.
This Windows Password Reset guide shows how to use Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Standard edition to reset local user password for Windows 7/vista/xp/2000/2003/2008/2012, which is useful when forget windows login password.
Tips: This guide is also the user guide to use Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Enterprise/Special edition to reset windows 7/vista/xp/2000/2003/2008/2012 local user password. No matter which edition you are using, the steps to reset windows 7/vista/xp/2000/2003/2008/2012 local and domain passwords are similar.
To reset windows password, get Windows Password Reset Standard and install it in an accessible windows.
Step by Step guide to reset forgotten password for windows 7/vista/xp/2000/2003/2008/2012
Step 1: Launch Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Standard. Tips: In Windows 7 and Vista, you have better to run this program as Administrator.
Step 2: Two steps to create a windows password reset boot disk
2.1 Step 1 of 2: Choose midia type.
2.2 Step 2 of 2: Insert USB drive or Insert blank CD/DVD disc, and click "Begin burning".
To create usb password reset disk, insert USB drive, and then click "Begin burning":
To create CD/DVD password reset disk, insert blank CD/DVD disc, and then click "Begin burning":
Step 3: Insert Windows Password Reset boot disk to the locked computer, and restart computer. Note: You must set the locked computer to boot from USB flash drive or CD/DVD-ROM before restarting computer to boot from password boot disk. See How to set computer to boot from USB drive, or How to set computer to boot from CD/DVD-ROM.
Step 4: When Vodusoft password reset program starts, select a user, and then click the Reset button to reset its password to blank (The password will be removed).
Step 5: Click Reboot button to restart computer and login windows without password. When the following message pops up, eject the password reset disk, and click "Yes" to reboot computer.