How to recover Windows 7 password with USB drive
If forget Windows 7 password, how to regain access to Windows without reinstalling Windows? This article shows you workable methods to use USB flash drive to recover windows 7 admin password or other account password on Thinkpad, Gateway, Samsung, NEC , HP, Dell, Acer etc.
If you have created a Windows 7 password reset disk, you can use the method 1 to reset the forgotten password easily, or you should use method 2 to create an usb password recovery disk, and the use it to recover the forgotten password.
Method 1: Reset Windows 7 password with Windows 7 password reset USB disk.
If you have created a Windows 7 password reset disk, this way is suitable for you. Keep going! Otherwise, you should go to method 2.
- Insert USB flash drive contains Windows 7 password key to computer.
- At log on screen, click Reset password… to start password resetting wizard. Then what you should do is to click Next and Next, until successfully reset a new password to the current user. Just to do it. That is easy.
Method 2: Recover Windows 7 password with Windows Password Rescuer USB disk.
Windows Password Rescuer is a powerful Windows password recovery tool that can recover Windows 7, vista, xp, 2000, 2003, and 2008 password without current password. To recover Windows 7 password, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Rescuer personal. Windows Password Rescuer personal can be installed Windows 2000 or later .
Step 2: Create a Windows 7 password recovery usb disk with Windows Password Rescuer burner program.
Step 3: Boot computer from Windows 7 password recovery usb disk.
3.1 When computer power on, press BIOS Entry Key(DEL, F2 or other) to access to BIOS Setup Utility and set the locked computer to boot from USB drive.
3.2 Plug in USB dirve to the locked computer and restart it.
Step 4: Recover Windows 7 password with Windows 7 password recovery usb disk.
Get Windows Password Rescuer from Windows Password Recovery site.
Tip: The methods here don’t show how to recover a active directory (domain) password. If want to recover a domain account password, visit Recover Windows Server domain password .