If you forget your windows password, you can reset the password using the Password Reset Disk.
In the previous post, I have shown How to create a password reset disk. Now in this post I am going to show you how to use that disk to reset your windows password.

Step 1. In the login screen, click the arrow

password-reset-diskStep 2: After clicking the arrow, windows will throw an error message “The username or password is incorrect“, click Ok

Step 3: In the next screen you will see a link “Reset password…” below the login box. Click on that link.

[ Make sure you have already inserted the removable media or connected the USB flash drive, or else you will get an error message:


Step 4: The Password Reset Wizard window will open. Click Next

password-reset-diskStep 5: From the drop-down menu select the drive which contains the password key disk ( which has userkey.psw ), click Next

password-reset-diskStep 6: Enter the new password, type a password hint, click Next
password-reset-diskStep 7: Click Finish to close the password reset wizard.

Now login to your user account entering the newly created password.

How to use password reset disk to reset your windows password (Windows 7 and 8)
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