Windows password recovery tools are used to recover, or reset lost user and administrator passwords used to log on to Windows operating systems. When you forgot Windows password, you’d better choose a password recovery tool to recover it.
There are so many password recovery tools online, and you can choose the one that suits your situation to recover Windows password you lost. Firstly, I’d like to introduce you Windows Login recovery.
Windows Login Recovery, which is a professional program for password recovery in any windows versions like Windows Vista/XP/7/2008, etc. This software allows you to create a password reset disk with a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset Windows password as well. This method is often adopted when people are locked out of computer with all Windows administrator passwords lost by following the steps below:
Step 1: Download and install Windows Login Recovery in a computer that you can log on.
Step 2: To create a password reset disk with a blank CD/DVD or USB flash Drive by following its directions:
1: Start Windows Login Recovery software, select Reset local account password for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000, and then click Next.
2: Insert the CD/DVD or USB flash drive into the computer. Select CD/DVD or USB, click on Burn to start burning a password reset disk.
3: The password reset disk will be successfully burned automatically then. Then click Quit when finishing burning. Then put the burned password reset disk into the drive of your locked PC.
Step 3: Reset Windows password with the disk
1: Select the Windows system to reset password for to choose the windows system you use.
2: Select the User accounts to reset password for to choose the user account you forgot password.
3: Your password will be reset then, just take out the password reset CD/DVD or USB and reboot your PC.
You can learn more from the User Guide.
IN addition, there are some other programs like Ophcrack, PC Login Now, and Cain & Abel as well. They are all famous free password recovery tools. The Ophcrack Windows password cracker is fast and easy enough for Windows password cracker with a basic knowledge of Windows, you can download the free ISO image from its official site, burn it to a CD and boot from the CD. The Ophcrack program starts, locates the Windows user accounts, and proceeds to bypass windows password all automatically.
Instead of recovering your current Windows password, PC Login Now deletes it, allowing you to access Windows without a password, after which you can create a new one.
Unlike Ophcrack and other popular Windows password recovery programs, Cain & Abel requires access to Windows under an administrator account. So if you forgot admin password of your Windows, this might not work for you.