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I forgot my Windows 7 logon password.

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I forgot my Windows 7 logon password.

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To obtain the password to your Windows 7 account, use the OphCrack Live ISO file. Obtain a CD or a USB flash drive and download the ISO from the official website. Use your favorite burning application to burn the ISO file as BOOTABLE to CD or use UNetbootin to write the ISO file to the USB drive. Restart the computer, boot from CD or USB and wait for the OS to load. The password will be displayed on screen after it's found.

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Here are step-by-step instructions to reset a lost Windows 7 password:

  1. Create a PCUnlocker Live CD from another computer you have access to.
  2. After creating, take the CD to boot off your locked Windows 7 PC. You might need to change the BIOS setting to set CD/DVD as the first boot media.
  3. Once booted to the PCUnlocker program, select a user account and click on "Reset Password" button to blank your user password.
  4. Restart the computer without the CD. You can then log back in to Windows 7 without a password.

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