Reset Passwords in Microsoft® Windows® Vista
How to reset password in Microsoft Windows Vista?
Microsoft Windows Vista is the new operating system from Microsoft Windows series. The operating system comes with many new features to satisfy customer needs. The operating system can save your username and password for servers, websites that you visit and other programs in the system. When you try to visit these locations again, the operating system will automatically log you on. The password is used to prevent your system being hijacked by external users. Sometimes, the administrator has automatically created password on your system. You could create your own password and username. However, sometimes you might forget your login and passwords. You might not be able to start your system without the password. You could solve this problem by resetting the password. You could do this task with the help of a password reset disk, password recovery tools, Windows Password Key 8.0 or you can use administrator account to create the password. There are some tips to reset these lost passwords.
The following points will provide a better understanding of how to reset password in Windows Vista:
- Password recovery tools
- Re-install operating system
- Password reset disk
- Windows Password key 8.0
Password recovery tools
The password recovery tools are designed to guess your password. There are a number of password recovery tools available. Usually, the users create a password relating to their living atmosphere. The software asks a number of questions like pet name, address etc to make you remember your password. The process continues until password is discovered.
Re-install operating system
When there is no hope of finding the password, the final word is reinstalling the operating system. You can do a clean install of the operating system to resolve the password problem. The re-install will remove all passwords and its settings. The re-installed operating system is configured with fresh password settings. One thing to be kept in mind while re-installing the operating system is that all the previous data would be lost from the system. So, it is better to keep a backup of the necessary data before reinstalling the operating system.
The next way to reset the password is to create a password reset disk for Windows Vista. With this disk, you can easily reset the password and can get back to the operating system in your PC. The method takes few minutes to complete and is a simple task. To do this you need to click on “User Accounts” and “Family Safety” link in the control panel. Then you need to click on the User Accounts link. Then from the task panel click on the “Create a password reset disk” and then insert the disk and enter your new password in the text box. Thus you can reset the password. You need a flash drive or flash disk drive for this purpose and not a blank CD or DVD.
Windows Password Key 8.0 is the best way to reset your password. It creates a password recovery CD/DVD, or a USB flash drive. It does not require any technical knowledge, re-installing or reformatting. The method recovers password completely. It is supported by most of the operating system and almost all service packs. All Windows® workstations are supported by this software.