Monday, November 24, 2014

How to reset Windows 7 Password

How to reset Windows 7 Password

Windows 7 Administrator password can be reset with help of Windows inbuilt feature Utilman.exe which is their for help of disabled people. We can run this utility by pressing Windows Key + U on Windows Login screen. Utilman.exe utility is their in /Windows/System32 folder.

  

First of all we need to replace Utilman.exe file with Cmd.exe and after that we will have access to Command prompt with System privileges and we can reset password with command prompt.

We can replace Utilman.exe file with Cmd.exe with help of Windows 7 boot CD command prompt option. 



1. Boot with Windows 7 OS CD and select Repair you computer option.

 



2. Now select Command Prompt option.

 



3. Now replace Cmd.exe file with Utilman.exe with help of copy command.


# Copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\utilman.exe


4. After replacing file just restart computer in normal mode and click Ease of Access icon on login screen. It will open Command Promt as we have replace Utilman.exe file with Cmd.exe.


 



5. Type below command and enter.

  # Net user administrator *

 



6. Type New password and type once again new password and enter.




Close the Command prompt as we have successfully reset password and login with new password.

At last just undo changes what we have done.

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