If you forget or lost Windows 7 password, it’s a very dreadful feeling, isn’t it? Therefore, in this guide we will guide you how to create a Windows 7 password reset disk. This guide will show you how to make a password reset disk on a USB flash drive that you can use to reset your local account’s password on Windows 7.
What Is A Windows 7 Password Reset Disk
A password reset disk Windows 7 is a file you create on a USB drive that when plugged into your Windows PC will help you to reset your Windows 7 password right on the lock screen.
How To Get A Password Reset Disk For Windows 7
You just follow the easy steps below to create a Windows 7 password reset disk for you.
Step 1. First of all, you sign in to your account on the PC. Then insert a USB flash drive into your PC.
Step 2. You click on Start, then you type “reset” in the Windows 7 search box and click Create a password reset disk (see picture below).
Step 3: When the Forgotten Password Wizard appears, you select “Next” and then go to step 4 below.
Step 4. In the I want to create a password key disk in the following drive: you select your USB flash drive and click “Next” to continue (see picture below).
Step 5. Once the progress finishes creating the reset disk, you select “Next” then “Finish” (see picture below).
See also: Create Password Reset Disk Windows 10 Learn More.
Now I will guide you how to recover Windows 7 password by USB flash drive
How To Use A Password Reset Disk Windows 7
Before you start, make sure you have your USB flash drive plugged into your PC.
Step 1. You plug the Windows 7 Password Reset Disk into your computer.
Step 2. At the Windows 7 Welcome screen, you click on the link labeled, “Reset password.” It will appear just below the password field after a failed log-on attempt.
Step 3. When the Password Reset Wizard appears, you Click “Next” .
Step 4. You choose the drive where the Windows 7 Password Reset Disk is located.
Step 5. You type in a new Windows 7 password and password hint then you select “Next”.
Step 6. Finally, you’ll receive a confirmation window saying “You’ve successfully reset the password for this user account”.
Tips for password reset disk Windows 7:
- No matter how many times you changer your Windows 7 password, you only need to create this dick one.
- If you’ve forgotten your Windows 7 password and can’t get into Windows, you won’t be able to make a password reset disk Windows 7.
- Don’t lose this USB flash drive, because anyone who has it can sign in to your account easily.
If you have any problems, just comment below, and we will guide you to step by step. Thanks for reading the tutorial How To Create A Windows 7 Password Reset Disk