Password – a one word with a huge meaning in our life now-a-days, because daily we use lots of sites over the internet. To remember all login passwords is not an easy task but browsers are giving the facility to remember them. What, when you forgot your Windows Password? Reinstall the Windows Copy? That’s not a good idea because there are many ways to reset Windows Password. And right now you don’t have the installation CD, in this case also there is no need to worry.
Today, I am gonna show you a tutorial on “How to reset Windows Password without an installation CD”. So, below is the step by step guide on How to reset Windows Password without an installation CD, just follow it and reset Windows Password easily.
Step by Step Guide on:
How to reset Windows Password without an installation CD
Firstly, you have to download the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor and make a boot disk using ISO image which you have downloaded.
Boot your PC from the boot disk and you will see below image on your screen. On screen, it asks if you want to select the first partition (Windows installed partition) then “1” is already selected, so just hit Enter.
The next screen will appear to choose the path to your registry. The default is fine don’t need to change it, so just hit Enter.
Now, the screen will appear displaying Password reset and many other options, don’t do anything because “1” is already selected so now also just hit Enter.
Here you will be prompted, whether you want to edit users or the registry. You want to edit user passwords, so hit Enter again.
Now, comes the main part and please don’t hit enter again (Just Kidding). The screen will show username’s which are available on your PC, so you have to enter that username for which you want to reset Windows Password and now you can hit enter.
The next screen will show some advanced options no need to worry, because you have to blank the password by selecting “1” option and that’s probably been already selected so just hit enter and get reset Windows Password.
And now, you’ll have to save what you just did. So type an exclamation point to quit (or the “!” symbol), then type the letter “y” to save all your work. Now you can reboot your computer and of course you will able to login in Windows without any problem.
The above is the complete guide on How to reset Windows Password without an installation CD. If you face any problem in resetting your Windows Password then put your problem/query in below comments section via comment form. So, that we can help you to get rid out of that problem as early as possible.