How to remove Windows 7 password without knowing it
As I told you at the beginning of the post, in order to remove Windows 7 password without knowing it all you have to do is use some software suitable for the purpose, such as those listed below.
The first tool I want to suggest you try is KON BOAT: this is a software that allows you to access Windows (and macOS) operating systems, without having to type the password associated with the accounts in use on the PC. To use it, however, it is essential that the relative ISO image is burned to CD / DVD or transferred to a stick. It is only available for a fee (priced from $ 27), without a free trial, and does not support BitLocker, so files encrypted with this technology cannot be recovered. Considering then that some antivirus could be detected as dangerous (given the function it is able to perform), before using it I recommend that you temporarily disable the security software you use.
That said, in order to use the program, the first thing you need to do is to purchase and download it: therefore, connected to the KON-BOOT website, click on the item For Windows placed at the top and press the button Buy Now that you find corresponding to the type of license you are interested in. Then finalize the purchase by providing payment data and download the software on your PC.
Once the download is complete, extract theZIP archive obtained in a folder of your choice and launch the file KonBootInstaller.exe contained within it. Next, connect the media of your choice to your computer, choosing from a CD / DVD or a USB pendrive.
Now that you see the main KON-BOOT window on the screen, click on the buttons Yes e OK, then, if you have chosen to use a CD / DVD, select one of the options Install to CD, wait for the creation of the KON-BOOT ISO file and burn it, following the instructions I gave you in my guide on how to burn an ISO image.
If, on the other hand, you have chosen to create a pendrive with KON-BOOT, select from the drop-down menu Available USB drives the drive related to the USB stick of your interest, click on the button Install to USB stick (with UEFI support) and his bottone award Yes.
Subsequently, connect the newly created media to the PC with Windows 7 in relation to which you want to go to act and turn on or restart the computer, taking care to carry out the boot from the disk or from the pendrive (acting on the BIOS, as I explained to you in my tutorial on how to set up the BIOS). If the computer on which the account you want to bypass is present is the one in use, simply restart it leaving the media connected.
When the welcome screen of the program will be shown, press any key on the keyboard, select theaccount user of your interest (if necessary), leave the field for entering the access key blank and press the key Submit sulla tastiera from the PC.
If there are no problems, after a few seconds, Windows 7 will start and you will be able to log in to the previously selected account without having to type its password first. Easier than that?
Offline NT Password & Registry Editor
As an alternative to the tool I have already told you about, to remove the Windows 7 password without knowing it, I suggest you consider using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor: it is a free software to be used also on an external media, CD / DVD or USB key, which allows you to bypass the access password of all editions of Windows, from NT 3.5 to Windows 8.1. Similarly to KON-BOOT, unfortunately it does not allow you to recover files encrypted by Bitlocker.
To use it, go to the program's website, click on the button Bootdisk located at the top, scroll the displayed page until you find the section Download, and click on the first link attached to it (eg. cd140201.zip), in order to download the ISO image of the tool.
Once the download is complete, open theZIP archive obtained and extract the contents into a folder of your choice. Later, if you intend to use Offline NT Password & Registry Editor via CD / DVD, burn the ISO image obtained on a disk, following the instructions I have provided you in my tutorial on the subject.
If, on the other hand, you want to transfer the ISO file to a USB pendrive, download the appropriate version from the program website (which you can obtain by clicking on the button Bootdisk, at the top) and, in the new page displayed, click on the second link attached to the section Download (Eg. usb140201.zip), then follow the instructions you find in my post on how to create a bootable USB stick.
At this point, connect the newly created media to the PC with Windows 7 installed on which you are interested in going to act, turn it on or restart it and perform the boot from CD / DVD or USB key, by changing the settings in the BIOS, as I explained to you in my guide focused on how to set up the BIOS. If the computer you want to work on is the one you are using, restart it leaving the created media connected.
Then wait for the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor welcome screen to appear, press the key Submit on the PC keyboard and select the disk partition that contains Windows 7, by pressing the corresponding number key on the keyboard and pressing the button Submit per due volte I followed.
Once that's done, hit the button 1 and press the button once more Submit, in order to select the option to reset the password. Later, repeat the operation again to view the list of accounts set up on your computer, then type the username than what you are interested in. Finally, hit the button again Submit to reset the Windows password and exit the tool, giving the commands !, q, y, n ed exit (by pressing the key from time to time Submit on the keyboard).
At the end of the procedure, restart your computer and, in the login screen, then select the user account of your interest. If everything went well, you can access it without having to type in the relevant password.
Lazesoft Recover My Password
None of the programs I have already told you about convinced you in a particular way and are you looking for an alternative? Then put it to the test Lazesoft Recover My Password: it is a no-cost program (as long as it is for personal use) that allows you to access Windows (any version) without having to enter the access key. It is very easy to use and should be copied to CD / DVD or USB stick, like the tools I have already told you about.
You ask me how you can use it? I'll tell you right away. First, visit the program's website and click on the link Download placed in correspondence with the wording Lazesoft Recover My Password x.x Home Edition (Free), present at the bottom of the page, then press the button Download now.
Once the download is complete, open the file lsrmphdsetup.exe obtained and, in the window that is shown on the screen, click on the button Yes, select the voice I accept the agreement, award your bottone Next three consecutive times and on the buttons install e Finish.
Now that you see the main program window, click on the button Burn bootable CD / USB Disk Now!, select the option 7 32 bit Windows or that one 7 64 bit Windows (depending on the version of the operating system on which you intend to go to act) from the drop-down menu attached to the next screen and click again on the button Next.
At this point, connect the media you intend to use to your computer. If you have chosen to use a diskette, select the option CD / DVD from the program window, while if you have connected one pendrive, select the option USB Flash. Then press the button Home. If you want, you can also create aISO image to be transferred later to the media of your choice, following the instructions I have provided you in my guide on how to burn an ISO image.
Once the media has been created, connect it to the computer you wish to act on and turn it on or restart it. If the PC you want to work on is the one in use, restart it, leave the CD / DVD inserted in the burner or the pendrive in the USB port.
The next time you turn on your computer, run the boot disk or key, changing the settings of the BIOS, as I explained to you in my guide on the subject, then select the item Lazesoft Live CD from the program menu and press the button Submit on the computer keyboard.
Wait, therefore, for the software files to be loaded, check that the option is selected in the drop-down menu attached to the new screen that is proposed to you Reset Windows Password (and if not, do it yourself) and click on the buttons Next e Yes.
Finally, select the options Windows 7 e Reset local password from the drop-down menus that appear, click on the button Next, select the account you want to “unprotect”, press the button once again Next and those with written on it RESET / UNLOCK, OK e Finish. Afterwards, your PC will restart and you will be able to access the previously selected account without having to type in its password. Done!
How to remove Windows 7 password
For completeness of information, as I told you at the beginning of the article, I would also like to show you how to remove the Windows 7 password when, on the other hand, you are aware of the latter but do not want to type it every time you access the system.
In that case, what you need to do is first log into your user account, click the Start button (I cheer with the windows flag) che trovi nella part in fund to sinistra della taskbar I will select the voice Control Panel from the right section of the menu that opens.
In the window that you see appear on the desktop at this point, select the wording User account and family safety and / or User Accounts (depending on the type of display set), then click on the item Remove password. On the next screen, type the password currently set in the appropriate field and confirm your intentions by pressing the button Password removal.
If you feel you need more details and would like to find out what alternative procedures you can possibly implement, refer to my article focused on how to remove the password on Windows 7.
Please note: use the tools that you find indicated in this guide only on computers of your legitimate property or, in any case, on your personal accounts. Hacking other people's computers can be a crime. It is absolutely not my intention to encourage the implementation of illegal acts, therefore I do not assume any responsibility for the use that may be made of the information contained in this guide.How to remove Windows 7 password without knowing it