Forgot Vista password on Dell laptop?

“We forgot the password to our admin main user. We recently got a new printer and can’t set it up without that password. Is there way to reset the password or to delete that admin account? It’s a dell laptop with Windows Vista Home Basic.”

With respect to reset a forgotten Windows password, the most recommended way is to use an alternate administrator account or a password reset disk. Of course, the presupposition is that the admin account or password reset disk is available for you.

If not, my suggestion is to use some password reset software to reset the forgotten Windows Vista password to blank. Highly suggested software is Windows Password Breaker, which can help you reset forgotten Vista password in 5 minutes. No matter what your level of computer knowledge is, you can easily do the job on your own. No need to reinstall Windows or resort to others. And on any knowledge of the lost password is required.

After download and installation, all you need is to create a bootable password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive, then boot the locked Dell laptop from the bootable disk for Windows password reset disk. No data will be lost or damaged after Windows password reset.

If you’re prone to recover your lost admin main user password for free, Ophcrack will be your ideal choice. With Ophcrack, you don’t need any access to Windows system to be able to recover your lost passwords instead of recovering it. Simply visit the site, download the free ISO image, burn it to a CD and boot from the CD. The Ophcrack program starts, locates the Windows user accounts, and proceeds to recover (crack) the passwords.

Please note that Windows Password Breaker is released as shareware while Ophcrack is free. But compared with Ophcrack, Windows Password Breaker is much easier, faster and more convenient while it guarantees nearly 100% Windows password reset rate.

How to create a password reset disk on Windows Vista?

A Windows password reset disk is the easiest way to regain access to your computer when you forgot Vista password. So please remember to make such a password disk if you don’t want to get in trouble in future. Here will show you how to create a password reset disk on Windows Vista and how to use it when you forgot Vista password.

Create password reset disk in Windows Vista

Follow the below steps to create a password reset for your account:

1. Open the user account window by clicking “Start”, “Control Panel”, “Family Safety and User Accounts”, and “User Accounts”.

2. Click “Create a Password Reset Disk” on the left side.

3. Insert a USB flash drive. Click the “Next” button.

4. Choose the drive that you want to use, and then click the “Next” button.

5. Enter the current password for the user in the “Current user account password field”. Click the “Next” button.

6. Click the “Next” button when the progress bar shows it has reached 100 percent. Click the “Finish” button.

7. Remove the USB flash drive, label it and keep it in a safe place.

How to Use Windows Vista Password Reset Disk

When you forgot Windows password, just reset your password with the password reset disk by following the steps below:

1. Click on the “Reset Password” link after entering a wrong password on Vista logon screen.

2. Insert your password reset disk into your computer and click the “Next” button.

3. Select the drive that contains your password reset disk, click the “Next” button.

4. Type in the new password you want your computer to have.

5. Click the “Next” button, and then click “Finish.”

6. Log on to the computer with the new password you chose.

Tip:
If you forgot Windows Vista password without password reset disk, you can resort to Windows Password Breaker to fix your problem.

Windows Password Breaker is a powerful Windows password recovery tool, which can help you create a bootable password reset disk to reset your forgotten password on you own. Only with a few steps, you can get back onto your account without a password, with no damage to your computer data or settings.

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