How to manage your user password in Windows 7?

As a Windows 7 user, you are able to create multiple user accounts on the computer. In this article, we are going to review about 4 ‘How-Tos’ to learn the basics on how to manage Windows 7 user password, like how to create a user password, how to change your user password, etc.

To manage the user account password, the first thing you should do is to open the User Accounts window by clicking Start >> Control Panel >> Family Safety and User Accounts >> User Accounts. This window offers you all related links to manage your user password.

How to create a password for your user account?
On the User Accounts window, click Create a password for your account link, and then type a password you would like to use, type it again to confirm, type a password hint and click Create password button.

Note: The password hint is optional. It is used to offer password clues when you forgot the password. As it is displayed to everyone, please never make your password as the password hint.

How to create a password reset disk for your user account?
After adding a password to your user account, please remember to create a Windows 7 password reset disk immediately to in case you forget the password in future. Go to the User Accounts screen, click Create a password reset disk to bring up the Forgotten Password Wizard. Next creating the password reset disk with a USB drive by following the wizard.

Note: If you forgot Windows 7 password without a password reset disk, you can use another admin user account to reset the forgotten password. Otherwise, you have to find a powerful and safe Windows password reset tool like Windows Password Breaker.

How to change your user account password?
Once your user account is password protected, you’ll find the “Change your password” link on the User Accounts window. Click this link, type your current password, type the new password twice, type the password hint, and click Change password button.
Another method: After logging into your user account, press Ctrl+Alt+Del , click Change a password, type your old password, type your new password, type your new password again to confirm it, and then press ENTER.

How to remove your user account password?
Click the Remove your password link on the User Accounts window. On the following window, enter your current Windows 7 password and click the Remove Password button to confirm that you’d like to remove your Windows 7 password. After that, you will no longer need to log on when your computer starts and anyone can log on to your user account once he has physical access to your computer. It’s not recommended to do this job.

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How to delete password in Windows 7/Vista?

Your Windows password is your first line of defense against unauthorized users. So deleting the password is not recommended. But you can do this job if you are in need. The following information tells you how to remove Windows password in Windows 7/Vista.

When you can remember the password
1. Go to Start – Control Panel – Family Safety and User Accounts – User Accounts.

2. On the Make changes to your user account area of the User Accounts window, click the Remove your password link.

3. On the coming Window, enter your current Windows 7/Vista password and click “Remove password” button.

When you forgot the password
If you forgot the password in Windows 7/Vista, Windows Password Breaker will help you to remove the password instantly in an easy and safe manner. This method is usually applied when you are locked out of computer after forgetting its password.

1. Download Windows Password Breaker, install and launch this program.

2. Insert a CD/DVD/USB drive in the computer.

3. Burn a bootable password reset disk with the inserted device.

4. Boot the computer you want to reset password of from the bootable password reset disk.

5. Reset the forgotten password to blank.

6. Log on to the computer without password.

More details please refer to the following video guide.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lajbsD_–uk

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How to remove Windows 7 password?

Your Windows 7 password is your first line of defense against unauthorized users accessing your computer data. But this can become annoying if you frequently restart your computer. Under this circumstance, sometimes you may want to remove Windows 7 password protection as you don’t think you need the extra security, though it is not advisable.

If you are certain you want to remove your account password, you can easily do it by following the below steps.
1. Click Start to select ‘Control Panel’.
2. Click ‘User Accounts and Family Safety’.
3. Click ‘User Accounts’ on the coming window.
4. Click ‘Remove your password’ in the right side of the window.
5. Enter your current password in the field provided, then click ‘Remove Password’ to remove your password.

Besides, you’ll also think about removing Windows password on the condition that you cannot remember the password to your Windows 7 user account. In this situation, a recommended way is to use another administrator account to do it. If there is only a standard user or guest account accessible, it’s better to use a third-party Windows password recovery tool to achieve it.

Windows Password Breaker is easy yet powerful Windows password reset software. It enables you to instantly remove the password when you forgot Windows 7 password by burning a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive. This method is often adopted by forgotten Windows password users.

1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker in the PC that you can run as administrator, and then launch it.
2. Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive, and burn a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
3. Insert the disk in the locked PC, and set BIOS of the PC to boot from CD/DVD or USB.
4. Reset Windows 7 password under DOS.

It’s estimated that the Windows 7 password reset process will cost you about 5 minutes by following its image or video step-by-step user guide. It guarantees 100% security without any loss or damage to your computer data and settings. Whether you are a computer professional or not, you can easily use it to remove your forgotten Windows 7 password.

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