Forgot/lost windows Vista password? Now it is not so troublesome to people, you can see this article, it tells you how to reset Windows Vista password with several methods.
Take it easy. Now I collect three solutions to help you solve this problem. What you have to do is prepare a blank USB/CD drive.
Solution 1: Use a Vista password reset disk.
You could easily create a Windows password reset disk through Vista’s control panel with a USB flash drive.
1. Start -> Control Panel -> User Accounts and Family Safely -> User Accounts.
2. Create a password reset disk on the left pane.
3. Click Next, follow the forgotten password Wizard to create a Vista password reset disk.
On the logon interface with incorrect password, click the reset password link and there will be wizard. Now you can recover Windows Vista password with the created password reset disk on your PC within seconds.
Solution 2: Use free Vista password recovery tool
There are two popular tools: Ophcrack and Offline NT Password & Registry Editor. The former which is based on rainbow tables will spend you much precious time to download but just can reset passwords less than 14 characters. The latter supports Windows NT/2000/XP, but not AD password recovery.
Step 1: Download the correct Ophcrack LiveCD ISO File.
Step 2: Now that the Ophcrack LiveCD ISO image is downloaded, you should burn it to a disc so you can use it.
Step 3: Insert the Ophcrack Live CD disc you just burned into your optical drive and then restart your locked PC.
Step 4: Wait while the the operating system on the Ophcrack LiveCD starts automatically.
Step 5: Wait will SliTaz Linux loads drivers and other necessary software in preparation for Ophcrack.
Step 6: Watch for Hard Drive Partition Information to Display.
Step 7: Wait while the Ophcrack software attempts to crack/recover your Windows password.
Step 8: Logon To Windows With the Ophcrack LiveCD Recovered Password.
Solution 3: Professional Vista Password Recovery Software
Windows password recovery programs are software tools designed to reset/delete your password or recover the old password itself. Windows Password Recovery Tool, with this software, you can easily login your PC by burning a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Why would the tools be so popular for PC users? Thats because the tools do not require special PC technique or skills. Users can quickly get out problem within 10 minutes. Just about four steps:
Step 1: Download Windows Password Recovery Tool and install it to another computer.
Step 2: Run it and burn it to a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive. Before this confirm that you have inserted a CD/DVD or USB.
Step 3: BIOS setting: Setup your own computer boot from CD or USB. Press F2 or DELETE when you start/restart your PC to get into the BIOS SETUP list. Use arrow keys to select boot menu, and use +/- key to move the CD/DVD or USB option to the first boot site. Then insert the CD/DVD or USB you have just created. Press F10 to save and exit.
Step 4: Reset Windows password: Wait for a moment, it will display friendly operate window, and you can reset whichever password on it. Then remove the disc from the drive and restart your computer you can access your computer again.