Most of Windows users would like to create a password to protect their computer. If you create a password on your PC, every time you boot your PC, you have to enter the password to logon. But if the PC never leaves your desk, you do not need to worry about unauthorized access, and the password check isn’t necessary. Here we’ll show you how to bypass Windows 7 login screen and password.
4 Steps to Bypass Windows 7 Login Screen
You can follow the steps below to bypass Windows 7 login screen. With Automatic Login, you won’t see the login screen anymore. The screen will directly get to the desktop.
Step 1. Click the Start button, type “netplwiz” in the search box, and then press ENTER.
Step 2. Select the account that you want to automatically logon at startup, to highlight it.
Step 3. Uncheck the “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer” box.
Step 4. Click OK, type your password and confirm the password, and then click OK again.
Please note that this can only be done while you can login the computer with an administrator account. It can’t be done from within a standard account. If you forgot the administrator password, you need to use a password reset disk to reset the forgotten password. You can follow the steps below.
Bypass Windows 7 Password with Software
If you forget Windows 7 password, you could bypass Windows 7 password by using a password reset disk. Windows system allows you to create a password reset disk via Control Panel. But if you had forgotten the password and cannot login to the computer, you can’t create such a disk, then you will need the help of password recovery software.
Windows Password Buster is an easy-to-use Windows password recovery tool which can help you create a password reset disk with CD or USB flash drive. You can create the disk on any computer and reset password in 3 steps.
Step 1. Install Windows Password Buster on an accessible computer, run the program and create a password reset disk.
Step 2. Boot the locked Windows 7 computer from the password reset disk.
Step 3. When you reach the password reset screen, follow the instructions to reset the password.
You can see the detailed user guide or follow the step-by-step video below to reset your password.
Setting the computer to automatically login might pose a security risk if you share the computer or there are other people about that can use your computer. They’ll bypass Windows 7 password and have same access as whatever user account you have set to be logged on to at start up.