How to Reset Login Password in Windows 7 Using Safe Mode

Although Windows 7 has become an old version, it is still used by many users because of its perfect function. So, if you forget Windows 7 login password, it's necessary to know a solution. There are many ways to reset the password but we pick up one of it to talk, which is safe mode. By using this method you can easily reset the password. Don't know how to start windows 7 in safe mode? Just follow the post below to know more.

Part 1. What is Windows Safe Mode

Before knowing how to enter safe mode, you may wondering what is it. Well, it is a diagnostic mode of a computer operating system, which is available on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. It can also refer to a mode of operation by application software. Safe Mode is a way that you can gain limited access to Windows when the Windows System refuses to start normally.

Part 2. How to Boot in Safe Mode on Windows 7

To solve different software problems, we need to get to the safe mode. And it's super easy to access safe mode on Windows 7. All we need is the function key F8.

1. Restart your computer, and press F8 continually before Windows 7 launches.

2. Choose "Safe Mode" from the options and press Enter.

3. Type in the build-in admin password to access Safe Mode.

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Part 3. How to Reset Windows 7 Password in Safe Mode

Because on Windows 7 system or earlier version, there have a built-in hidden Administrator account by deafult, which means it has no password. Actually, access safe mode is to enter this account to reset forgotten Windows 7 password.Please follow the steps below to get started.

1. Click on "Administrator" on the interface. There is no password for this account by default. If you set a Build-in Administrator password before, you may input it.

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2. Click on "Start" > "Control Panel" > "User Accounts", choose the account whose password you wish to reset, and then click "Change your password".

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3. Set up a new password for the account.

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Part 4. What If You Have Set Administrator Password

As we talkled before, using safe mode to reset password is the way to access the Administraot account to reset the password. If you already set a password and forgot it what should you do? In this case, you should usa another way which is using password reset disk. It's also a convenient way and you can create one using PassFab 4WinKey All your need is a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive and an accessable computer.

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After reading the article you should know how to reset Windows 7 password in safe mode. Isn't it simple? To be honest, forgot Windows password is not a big deal. Since there are many professional Windows password recovery tools you can select one that cheap and powerful like PassFab 4WinKey.

/ Posted by Shirley Howard to Windows 7 / Follow @Shirley Howard


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