How To Reset Windows 7 Admin Password


Do you forgot your admin password in Windows 7…don’t worry use this…
1.Use a any Linux live CD like ubuntu
2.Boot the cd
3.Now go to C drive>Windows> System 32 folder
4.Copy cmd.exe and paste it on other drive like D
5.Rename cmd.exe to sethc.exe
6.Again go to  C drive>Windows> System 32 folder
7.copy sethc.exe and paste it on other drive like E (not in D )
8.Copy the new sethc.exe file from D drive that you make it early and paste it on C:/windows/system32 ,it will ask for overwriting the file, then click yes
9.Now shut down and remove the live cd
10.On your PC,when the login screen appear press Shift key 5 times you will get cmd prompt

11.Type “net user”, it will show all users list.
12.Now type “net user administrator password” without quotes where “password”can be any password of your desire and administrator is user account name. If you wish to change password for other user, then just replace administrator with user name.Like if my user name cyberkey and i want to make new password to 123456789 then i have to type “net user cyberkey 123456789” without quotes.
14.Restart your pc and login with new password for my case “123456789”
15.copy the sethc.exe from E drive that we make a backup in that drive now paste it on C drive>Windows> System 32 folder ,windows will ask for overwriting the file, then click yes.

N.B. If you have only one drive then you can make backup the two file cmd.exe and sethc.exe into your pendrive

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