A user may have a password or a number of passwords to protect his / her data. Unless the password is entered, the computer will refuse to display the data that is being asked for by the user. In fact, one can say, that it is one way by which the system recognizes the rightful user from those who are not allowed to access the information. However, there are not many ways to ensure that the passwords are protected in the very first place.
What calls for password protection? Well, for the simple reason that the hackers and their tools can cut through stone, and breaking into passwords can be as easy as cakewalk. Protecting the passwords is important. One may never know when the account or access is hacked into and data is leaked to those who don't deserve to have it. Among the many ways to protect passwords, resetting is perhaps the most effective.
If you forgot Windows 7 password of your login account, you may be worried for you have no access to your PC. Windows 7 provides the option of creating a password reset disc to unlock lost accounts, if hopefully you had the foresight to create a password reset disc, it would be simple to reset windows 7 password by following the steps below:
Use password reset disk
Provided a password reset disk for the default administrator account is created in advance, Windows 7 administrator password reset can be completed within a few clicks.
Step 1. Go to Windows 7 logon screen and enter a wrong password for the administrator account.
Step 2. Press Enter to pop up the "logon failed" dialog box, and click "use your password reset disk".
Professional password reset software
There are many commercial Windows 7 password reset tool, such as Windows Password Breaker. With this software, you can easily login your PC by burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.Why would the tools be so popular for PC users? That's because the tools do not require special PC technique or skills. Users can quickly get out problem within minutes!
Free password recovery tool
There are two popular tools: Ophcrack and Offline NT Password & Registry Editor. The former which is based on rainbow tables will spend you much precious time to download but just can recover passwords less than 14 characters. The latter supports Windows NT/2000/XP, but not AD password recovery.