August 21, 2013

Access Locked HP/Dell/Acer/Lenovo Laptop with System Repair Disc

When you set a new password for the administrator account and no longer remember it, when you change a protected administrator account to a standard user account and are unable to log on to another administrator account, you can use system restore to reset passwords of users in Windows 7/8 by restore your computer to early point. Installation disk or system repair disc you have created will help you reset Windows password for locked HP/Dell/Acer/Lenovo laptop.

Access Windows 7 Laptop with System Repair Disc

Restart the laptop. Configure BIOS to boot from Pendrive/External Hard Disk.
A boot menu will appear. You will be able to see the boot option Windows 7 System Repair Disc.
Use arrow key on keyboard to select Windows 7 System Repair Disc and press Enter.

1) Set laptop boot from optical drive, insert Windows disk and restart laptop. When you see “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD”, press the space bar.

2) After the initial “Windows is loading files”, select language, time and keyboard preferences and click Next, and then select “Repair your computer”. It will do some searching and choose “System Restore”.

3) Before you start system restore, you must select the restore point. And you will be presented with one last chance before restore begins. Until you are sure everything is correct, click Next then finish.

4) When the System Restore checkup completes, you’ll get a “Confirm your Restore Point” window, click finish then yes to the next window. And you will need to restart the machine to complete the process.

5) When the laptop restarts, you must use the password that was available for the Restore Point that you went back to. After Windows restarts, you’ll get a “System Restore Completed Successfully” window, just click close to end the Windows 7 password reset.

6) After Windows system restore completes, many programs removed during the restore process need to be added back. Besides, you may need to reset personal settings that have been changed.

Reset  Windows 8 Computer Password with System Repair Disc

(1) Insert the Windows 8 installation disk into your locked Win 8 computer and restart your PC.
(2) Choose the language settings, click “Next”.
(3) Choose the recovery option, click “Next”.
Windows 8 system restore process is similar to Windows 7. So refer to Windows 7 password reset using system restore, reset Windows 8 password with system repair disc is not a hard thing.
As we can see, system repair disc does help to access the locked laptop, even though we probably lose some personal settings or programs on our PC. If you don't prepare to drop any files or programs on your computer, Windows Password Genius may be your better choice. 

Reset Windows 10 Forgotten Password by Reset Disk

If you log in with a Microsoft account, you can go to the Microsoft password reset page to create a new password. If you created a reset disk when your computer is accessible, you can easily reset your Windows 10 forgotten password.
1) Type a wrong password and click on Reset password when it shows you under the box.
2) Insert your reset disk to your locked computer.
3) Follow the Password Reset Wizard to create a new password or remove it.
Unfortunately, most people don't have a reset disk at all. In this occasion, you can refer to the following article to get into your computer.
Reset Windows 10 Local/Microsoft Account Password If Forgot
At last, don't forget to create a reset disk after re-access your computer. Just navigate to User Accounts > User Accounts > Create a password reset disk in Control Panel window.
Windows 7/8/10 Password Reset Topic:
1. Four ways to create Windows 8 logon password and how to use
2. Forgot HP computer Windows 8 admin password
3. Dell PC Locked Out of Windows 8 – Password Recovery without Administrator
4. Windows 8 Admin Password Forgotten on ThinkPad Laptop

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