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What can I do if I forgot my Windows password?

I forgot amin Password of my login account, i'm using Win7, can here anyone help me to get it back?

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I hope you made a password reset disk. –  In silico Sep 6 '11 at 10:31
    
Have you tried the "Administrator" account in failsafe mode? –  Michael K Sep 6 '11 at 10:35

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You can reset the admin password with the windows offline password changer disk - there's instructions on the site on how to do so- its pretty much creating a live cd or usb, booting into it and following the instructions. There's dodgier ways - actually recovering the old password with brute force methods for example, but most take longer, or are... dodgy.

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