How to Change or Remove Windows 7 Password?

Nowadays perhaps 99% of the Windows 7 users create a logon password to stop unauthorized people from logging on their computer. Most of the users know that they can remove Windows 7 password in Control Panel. Actually, there are lots of ways to remove or change the password.

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Way 1: Ctrl + Alt + Del

It is an easy and effective way to change Windows 7 password with its old password remembered in seconds.

1. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to enter the following screen, then click Change a password.

2. Type your old password, enter and confirm the new password, and then hit ENTER.

This approach is replacer of Control Panel. It requires you know the password. When you need to change your password, you don’t need to get to Control Panel by performing a lots of clicking, just press Ctrl + Alt + Del key and follow the steps listed above.

Way 2: netplwiz command

This method works well if you need to reset Windows 7 password with its original password forgotten or unknown. But it requires you to log on to computer with another administrator account.

1. Click Start button, type netplwiz in the search box, and then press ENTER.

2. Choose a user account and click Reset password button to reset its password.

3. Input and confirm a new password for the selected account, and click OK.

Way 3: Windows Password Buster

Windows Password Buster is a safe and reliable Windows password recovery tool which can help you remove forgotten Windows 7 password. With this tool, the first thing is to burn a password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive on any accessible computer. Then you can use the burned CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset the password.

1. Download and install Windows Password Buster.

2. Burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

3. Boot your locked computer from CD/DVD or USB.

4. Follow the guide to remove Windows 7 password.

You may restore to this method when your computer is locked with forgotten or unknown passwords, and you are unable to access it again. Today it’s easy enough to set a strong password to safeguard your computer information, but it’s just easy to forget. You could use this software to recover your password if you forget it.

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