Log in computer after Lost windows Password

Did you forget or lost your Windows Admin password? Don’t be worried. You can login to your Windows computer even if you have lost the password. There are many password breaking software programs. Users who are tech geek can easily access the Windows Computer even if they have lost the password. But, it’s quite difficult for those who are new Windows user. Here is the tutorial how you can login to your computer even if you have lost the password.

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New users forget their password as they forget or get confused with the password combination. For the beginners it is a nightmare how to log in computer after having lost the windows Password. Here is the solution how you can recover your lost windows password.

To recover a lost password in Windows 7 you need a windows 7 setup DVD/CD.

  • Insert the windows 7 setup DVD/ CD into the DVD slot on your computer and reboot your system.
  • On the way to boot press any key and you will see a screen with two options. Select Repair your computer before installing windows.

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  • Click on command prompt from the window that appears

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  • When the Command Prompt window opens, type the command copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\ and hit Enter. c represents the Drive letter Location where windows is setup.
  • On hitting enter you will get a message that confirm you about Copied completed. Now enter the following command line copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe and hit Enter. You will be prompted for your permission just type yes and hit Enter. Upon completion Restart your Computer
  • When your system restarts and ask you type password start pressing shift key for five times and a Command prompt will open.
  • In the command Prompt net user username MyNewPassword username is your username on your computer and MyNewPassword is the new password. You can also type your own new password by replacing MyNewPassword
  • Now Close the Command prompt and Log in to your windows computer with your new password.

Upon completion of the procedure you can easily log in to your computer with the new password. You don’t need to worry over a lost password anymore as you can log in to your computer having lost your password.


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