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How to Reset Windows 7 Password with a USB Flash Drive

Lots of computer users think that they need to reinstall the system after forgetting Windows 7 password. Actually that's not the only way to help you out. The easiest and fastest way is to reset Windows 7 password. It also can save you hundreds of dollars if you don't have a Windows 7 installation disc and need to purchase a new one..


This guide here is telling about how to reset lost windows 7 password with a USB flash drive. .

Step 1: Create a Windows 7 Password Reset USB Drive

Download the ZIP archive file of Windows Password Resetter and save it on any computer you have access to. Unzip it and there should be a bootable ISO image: WPR.iso. Burn the image onto a USB flash drive using this program: USB Burner.


Create a Bootable Windows Password Reset USB

Step 2: Reset Windows 7 Password with USB Flash Drive

Insert the bootable USB flash drive into your locked computer and restart the computer. The boot loading screen should appear immediately. If your computer still boots from local hard drive, you need to change BIOS settings by setting Removable Device as the 1st boot device.


Windows Password Resetter CD is initializing.


After completion of boot process, you see the main screen of Windows Password Resetter.


The main interface of Windows Password Resetter


Select your Windows 7 SAM registry hive (eg. C:\Windows\system32\config\SAM), the program will instantly display a list of user accounts available on your Windows 7 system. Select a user account and click the Reset button. You have successfully reset your lost Windows 7 password. Now you are able to log in to your computer without a blank password.


Additionally, Windows Password Resetter can help you unlock Windows 7 user accounts which are locked out, disabled or expired.

Sounds good?Go ahead and try Windows Password Resetter today!