Reset any Windows PC Password

Reset any Windows PC Password: If you have forgot your Windows password or need to reset the login password on any Windows operating system for your computer.

There is many ways this can be done. Here is one way to Reset your forgotten password. we will be using Hirens BootCD.

I will show you how to use Hiren’s Boot CD to Reset your forgotten password.

So if you are a pc technician you will find Hiren’s a indispensable tool and it will help when working in a computer repair shop.

Step 1. Download Hiren’s Boot CD

1. Hiren’s BootCD Download: http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/

Scroll down to bottom of the page and click on Hirens.BootCD.15.2.zip

download

2. Once downloaded Right Click on Hirens.BootCD.15.2.zip file and extract it.

extract-files

3. Extract to Desktop

extract-deasktop

Extracting files

extracting-files

Step 2: Lets Burn Hiren’s Boot CD to CD. (You can use USB Pen Drive if you wish, rufus is a good to for that)

4. Inside Hiren’s Folder on Desktop look for Hiren’s.BootCD.15.2.iso Image file and burn it to a CD.

burn

5. Select DVDRom Drive from drop down menu, select Verify and then Burn

burn-disc

Step 3: Boot to Hiren’s Boot CD.

6. Place CD into the computer your have a issue with

Important: Make sure that your CDRom Drive is selected as first boot device inside your BIOS. (or USB if that’s your choice)

BIOS

7. Restart your computer.

8. You should now see Hiren’s BootCD Menu on your screen, use cursor arrow keys to move into the Mini Windows XP option and then press ENTER

hirens

9.  Once Mini Windows XP Desktop loads up, navigate to My Computer you will see drive letter

for your Local Disk.

d-drive

10. Now Click on Hiren’s Menu (menu is the wrench icon hiren-menu-logo )  Navigate to Password / Keys / Windows Login-> NTPWEdit 

hirens-menu-password

11. Once NTPWEdit is open Navigate to D:\Windows\System32\config\  then click on (Re)open to show users.

12. Next, select the user account (Britec in my case) which password needs to reset on, then click Change Password,

then in the new window leave the space blank to remove the password. then Click OK

change-password

13. Now Click Save Changes and Exit.

save-changes

14. Remove the CD or USB from the CD-ROM Drive and Restart the computer.

restart

15. That’s it, you should now boot straight into Windows if you left password blank

Latest Comments

  1. Steven October 28, 2014
    • admin October 28, 2014
  2. TechNone February 17, 2015
    • admin February 19, 2015
    • Jeff May 7, 2015
      • admin May 8, 2015
  3. James February 19, 2015
  4. Craig April 8, 2015
    • admin April 23, 2015
  5. Nathan Bryant May 10, 2015
  6. kidiani doudou July 29, 2015
  7. Vinnie August 8, 2015
    • admin August 19, 2015
  8. Zoex Lee October 20, 2015
  9. Joey January 31, 2016
    • admin February 4, 2016

Leave a Reply