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Sometimes, if we don't use the computer for a long time, we will forget windows password. If we create many accounts with different passwords, we will forget the password of some account. If we lost or forget Windows password, how can we reset it? From this article, you will learn how to change, reset and recover forgotten password for windows 2000, xp, 2003, vista, win7 and 2008.

If we forgot the standard user password, we can login as administrator to reset the lost windows password. But if we forgot the administrator password, how we reset or recover it without reinstalling windows? Keep reading…

How to reset an account password for our widnows::

  1. Reset Windows xp standard user password?
  2. Reset or recover Windows xp admin password?
  3. Reset Windows vista standard user password?
  4. Reset or recover Windows vista admin password?
  5. Reset or change Windows 7 standard user password?
  6. Reset or remove Windows 7 admin password?
  7. Change or reset Windows domain common user password?
  8. Recover Windows domain admin password?

1. Reset Windows xp standard user password

If we only forget the password of windows xp standard user, we can login windows as administrator and reset the forgotten password in a few minutes by the following ways:

Method 1: Reset windows xp password by net user command.

  • Step 1: Open command prompt: Start -> Run -> type: cmd.exe -> Press enter.
  • Step 2: Reset password: net user user_name, new_password.

Method 2: Reset windows xp password by Computer Management panel.

  • Step 1: Follow the arrows to open computer Management panel: Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools - > Computer Management.
  • Step 2: Select the user you want to reset its password: Expand System Tools -> Expand Local User and Groups -> Click Users folder -> Click the user on right panel.
  • Step 3: Reset user password: Right click a user a right panel -> Select Set Password... -> Click Proceed - > Input the new password and Click OK.

2. Reset or recover forgotten password for Windows xp administrator

If we forget windows xp administrator password, we can reset it in many ways. Here show you an easy ways to reset it in a few minutes.

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  • Step 3: Boot the locked computer form Windows password reset disk.
  • Step 4: Reset Windows xp password with Spower Windows password reset program.

Those are the simple steps for resetting forgotten Windows xp admin password with Spower Windows password reset program. For more information, please visit to Forgot Windows xp admin password, how to reset?

3. Reset Windows vista standard user password

If we lost or forget Windows vista standard user password, we can use the following methods to reset it:

Method 1: Reset Windows vista password by net user command.

  • Step 1: Open Command Prompt: Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click Command Prompt -> Select Run as administrator.
  • Step 2: Type: net user use_name new_password.

Method 2: Reset Windows vista password by GUI panel: Start -> Control Panel -> User Account and Family Safety (Add or remove user account) -> Select a user account -> Select Change the password -> Input new password -> Click Change password button.

4. Reset or recover forgotten Windows Vista admin password

The method for resetting Vista admin password is exactly the same as resetting Windows 7 admin password. Refer to Reset or remove Windows 7 admin password for more information.

5. Reset or change Windows 7 standard user password

To reset forgotten Windows 7 standard user password , follow the steps below:

Method 1: Reset Windows 7 password by net user command.

  • Step 1: Follow the arrows to open Command Prompt: Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click Command Prompt -> Select Run as administrator.
  • Step 2: Type: net user use_name new_password to reset the user password.

Method 2: Reset Windows 7 password by GUI panel: Start -> Control Panel -> User Account and Family Safety(Add or remove user account) -> Select a user account ->Select Change the password -> Input new password -> Click Change password button to make it done.

6. Reset or remove Windows 7 admin password

If forgot windows 7 admin password of your computer, we need to reset the adinistrator password with password disk or password software. More information, see Forgot Windows 7 password, how to reset?

7. Change or reset Windows domain common user password

The following method will help you help reset domain user password. If you can login do mi an server as administrator, follow method 1. If you can login domain server with a user who has administrator privilege, follow method 2.

Method 1: Use net user command to reset domain user password. This method can be used in Windows 2000/2003/2008 server.

  • Step 1: Open Command prompt.
    In server 2000 and 2003: Start -> Run -> type: cmd.exe.
    In Server 2008: Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Right click Command Prompt -> Select Run as administrator.
  • Step 2: type: net user user_name, new_password.

Method 2: Use Active Directory Users and Computers management panel to reset domain user password:

  • Step 1: Open Active Directory Users and Computers management: Start -> Administrative Tools -> Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Step 2: Expand Users folder: Expand Domain node (example: newhome.abc) -> Click Users folder.
  • Step 3: Reset domain user password: Right click a user at right panel -> Select Set Password... -> Input new password.

8. Recover Windows domain admin password

If forgot domain administrator password, it is not so easy to recover it. Refer to How to reset domain admin password for more information.

 

 

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