How To Reset Windows 7 User Password (Without Format | 2023 Updated Method)

Welcome Reader. I need to indicate to us the way to simply reset windows password without data formatting and losing documents. you'll forget the password of a stopped laptop or any circumstance which will arise and you would like to reset a windows 7 password, simply follow the steps below and you'll be done in a few of minutes.

You have to follow these steps carefully to avoid Errors.
  • Press the power button to begin the computer once more
  • You should see a Windows error recovery screen just like the one below
  • Choose launch startup repair and hit enter
  • After loading files, windows starts finding out issues that prevented your PC from starting up and automatically tries to fix the error. 

Since the error was self-created windows cannot realize a fix that is our aim.

Note: whereas attempting to fix the problem if you're prompted to restore your PC simply click cancel.
  • Windows can notify you that a fix wasn't found and that is what we've been trying to find, click on view problem details and scroll all the way down the problem signature,
  • Click on the link of the text file and it opens in an exceedingly notepad
  • Click on File >>>> Open >>>>,
Change the file type to all files,
  • Then navigate to Computer>>> local Disk C>>> Windows>>>System32,
  • Look for a file named "sethc"
  • Rename this file to any other thing that you can remember because you will have to change it back.
  • Look for another file named cmd and make a duplicate of it
  • Rename the copy of the cmd to "sethc" without quotes,

Note: the file sethc is that the file responsible for enabling sticky keys by touch the shift key continuously 5 times. With what we've done touch the shift keys 5 times can launch the command prompt interface.
  • Now restart the computer
  • On reaching the login page
  • Hit the shift key 5 times to launch the command prompt
  • Now type "Net User" without quotes and hit enter,

You will see the list of all the users

Note: the user you wish to bypass its password if there's more than one user and therefore the user ought to be associated with the admin account .

Now type "net user (username) *" without quotes and press enter, just as in the image below

You will be needed to type in a password or prefer to leave it blank to get rid of the password entirely
Confirm password and hit enter.

Close the command prompt and log in.

Feel free to ask questions if you facing any challenge at all concerning this article.
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