Oct 07, 2014 This video shows how to reset Windows Vista administrator password without disk. What to do when you forgot Windows Vista password without any created passwo.
One of the best ways to keep your system protected is using password for your User Account. Although face recognition and fingerprint technologies are available in high end notebooks, most of the users still prefer the good old text passwords.
Most of users forget the password especially after they have entered a new password to the user account. Since you might come across this problem at any time, the best possible solution is to create a password reset disk.
Password Reset Disk lets you create a new password when you have forgotten the current password.
To create a password reset disk in Windows 7 follow the steps given below:
1. Connect your USB flash drive or floppy disk to the system.
2. Type User Accounts in start menu search field and hit enter to open User Accounts window.
3. In the left pane, click Create a password reset disk to launch the Forgotten Password Wizard.
4. To continue, click next button and then select your USB flash drive or floppy disk. Again, click next button to proceed to the next step.
5. In this step, you need to enter your current User Account password. Just type the password. Make sure that you type the correct password and if the account does not have a password, leave the box blank.
6. Click next to create the password reset disk. Once the process the completed, click next button to finish the procedure.
Note: You can’t use this password reset disk on another Windows 7 machine. Also you need not to create another reset disk after using it to change the password.
If you are on Windows 10, refer to how to create password reset disk on USB in Windows 10.
If you were an early adopter of USB flash drives, you may still have a 128 MB or a 256 MB USB flash drive in the back of your desk drawer. Even though the dusty drive may seem too small to be of any real use, you can put it back to work as a password reset disk for Windows Vista.
In this edition of the Windows Vista Report, I'll show you how to create and use a password reset disk in Vista using a USB flash drive rather than a floppy disk.
First, let's take a moment to talk about the USB flash drive. The reason that I'm spotlighting your old small-capacity USB flash drive is that it is really too small to be of much use in today's world due to that fact that portable storage needs are now reaching more towards the GB range. However, that's not to say that you couldn't use a 1 GB USB flash drive for a password reset disk. Some might consider that to be a waste of disk space because the password reset file only weighs in at 2 KB, but flash drives are inexpensive -- you can pick up a 1 GB USB flash drive for under $20 or a 128 MB USB flash drive for under $5.
Follow these steps to create a password reset disk:
1. Insert your USB flash drive and wait for it to initialize and receive a drive letter.
2. Once the drive is ready to use, click the Start button and type User Accounts in the Start Search box. Cnc predator free.3. Press [Enter] or click User Accounts in the Results panel. Either way, you'll see the User Accounts dialog box. You will need to locate and click Create A Password Reset Disk in the Tasks panel (Figure A).
4. When you see the Forgotten Password Wizard's Welcome screen, take a look at the information and click Next.5. On the next screen, you'll receive a prompt to choose your USB flash drive's drive letter (Figure B). To continue, click Next.
7. You'll see a rapidly moving progress bar. Once it reaches 100 percent, click Next, and you will see the last screen in the Forgotten Password Wizard. To complete the operation, click Finish.
8. Click the Safely Remove Hardware icon, choose your USB flash drive's drive letter, and remove the drive when prompted to do so.
9. Label the drive and put it away in a safe place.
While you may be tempted to label the drive Password Reset, remember that anyone who happens upon this drive can use it to bypass your password and break into your computer. Try a label that will help you recognize the drive but that isn't so obvious.
Follow these steps:1. Return to the login screen, where you will reset your password below the Password box (Figure E).
2. Insert your USB flash drive and wait for it to initialize and receive a drive letter.
3. To launch the Password Reset Wizard, click Reset Password.
4. When you see the Password Reset Wizard's Welcome screen, take a look at the information and click Next.5. Choose your USB flash drive's drive letter (Figure F) on the next screen and click Next.
6. The Password Reset Wizard will open the saved file, read your saved password, and perform a few operations in the background.7. The wizard will then prompt you to create and confirm a new password. You'll also have to create a new password hint (Figure G).
8. Clicking Next will take you to the Success screen. Click Finish to complete the operation.
You can now use the new password to log on to your Vista system.Note: As soon as you use the Password Reset Wizard to change your password, the information in the password reset file on the USB flash drive will be outdated. Therefore, as soon as you log back into Vista, you should run the Forgotten Password Wizard again and create a new password reset file.
Now that Vista supports a USB flash drive for the password reset disk, do you think that the password reset disk creation procedure will be easier? If you have used a password reset disk in Windows XP, what was your experience? Post your thoughts in this article's discussion.
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