I forgot my Windows 7 password, which also happens to be the password I use for one of my email accounts, so am trying to reobtain it.
Ophcrack found nothing, does anyone know of any other tools or methods?
Thanks in advance,
Answer by Greg De Santis · Jul 01, 2011 at 11:01 PM
I have used Kon-Boot successfully get through any password issues at work for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 for getting into PCs designated for refurbishing and redeployment.
You can use it to reset passwords, or create new admin accounts - or both.
It can be found at: http://www.piotrbania.com/all/kon-boot/
Answer by blueking · Oct 26, 2011 at 07:26 AM
This is may be the raintable do not support windows 7. You can try chntpw. Chntpw is free software too, and it is easy to use. Visit this page: Recover Windows 7 password with chntpw USB disk for more information, or visit http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/
Answer by Ivan Tomica · Oct 26, 2011 at 11:43 AM
First try that what @Kevin suggested, and then go to CMD and type "net user administrator /active:yes" that will enable hidden admin account in windows 7, and then restart pc or just log off, then login to administrator account and delete password for your account. and voila, you log out, log in back to your xxx acc and set your pass again. Then it's time to disable admin acc again and you can do it by typing "net user administrator /active:no"
*note: when you are enabling and disabling admin acc make sure that you run Command prompt with admin privileges.
Answer by FaceNine · Jan 14, 2013 at 09:43 AM
You might try rebuilding from the recovery disks and see if that puts the password back the way you set it. If that seems like too much of a hassle, you might want to try the tool here http://www.ilikemall.com/guide/reset-windows-7-password.html
try it and tell me how it goes.
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