April 2, 2014

Where to Get a Password Reset Disk for Windows 7/8

When we have typed incorrect password to try to login in to Windows 8/7 computer, a prompt usually suggests us to reset Windows password by click “Reset Password” button under password box. But if we have no password reset disk available, where to get one for Windows 8/7?

Generally, you could get Windows 8/7 password reset disk from two ways.
One is created when the computer is available. Turn to Control Panel – User Account. On the left side of window, click “Create a password reset disk” and insert bootable USB to burn password reset disk. The other is to use password recovery tool, Windows Password Genius.
  1. Get Windows 7/8 Password Reset Disk in Control Panel
  2. Burn Password Reset Disk with Windows Password Recovery Tool

1. Get Windows 7/8 Password Reset Disk in Control Panel


For Windows 7:
Open Control Panel from Start menu, and turn to User Accounts and Family Safety - User Accounts screen. Insert bootable USB drive and click "Create a password reset disk". Follow "Forgotten Password Wizard".
windows 7 password reset disk creation in control panel

For Windows 8:
Windows 8 Control Panel is different from Windows 7. Control Panel has to be viewed by "Small icons" or "Large icons". And then User Accounts could be found.

view windows 8 control panel by small icons

get windows 8 password reset disk in control panel


2. Burn Password Reset Disk with Windows Password Recovery Tool


Step 1: Install and run Windows Password Genius on another accessible computer.
Step 2: Prepare bootable USB or CD/DVD-ROM to burn password reset disk.


When you see "Burning Successfully" message, Windows 8/7 password reset disk has been created. Besides, such password reset disk also works for Windows Vista/XP and Windows server 2012/2008/2003/2000.

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