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Change or Reset Forgot Windows 7 Password with Windows Disk

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Published on Jul 12, 2012

Change or Reset Forgot Windows 7 Password with Windows Disk by Britec

First you'll want to type in the following command to backup the original sticky keys file:

copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\

Then copy the command prompt executable (cmd.exe) over top of the sticky keys executable:

copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe

Now you can reboot the PC. Once you get to the login screen, keep tapping Shift Key, you'll see an administrator mode command prompt.

Now reset the password, type the following command, replacing the username and password with the combination you want:

net user (Your Account) (NewPassword)

Now you can login. with your new password.

Once at deasktop open the command prompt, and copying the c:\sethc.exe file back to c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe.

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