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How to create password reset disk in Windows 7

STATEMENT DESCRIPTION:

How to create password reset disk in Windows 7

SOLUTION:

Instructions for creating a password reset disk:

1. Create a password for the current account.

2. Click "Control Panel" à "User Accounts" à "Create a password reset disk".

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3.
Click " Next" .

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4.
Select the USB drive. Click " Next" .

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5.
Input the current user account password. Then click " Next" .

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6. Wait a few seconds until the progress is completed. Then click "Next".

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7. When the creation is finished, there will be a file named "userkey.psw" in the USB drive.

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Instructions for using the password reset disk.
1. When a wrong password is put in, there will be a reminder of "Reset password" under the password input box. Click "Reset password".

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2. In "Password Reset Wizard", click "Next".

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3. Select the drive with "userkey.psw". Click "Next".

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4.
Input the new password as instructed. Click " Next" .

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5. The password for the user account is reset successfully. Input the new password to log in to the system.

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Document ID:

IG20100210-007

Last modified:

2010-02-23


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  • Document ID: HT069677
  • Last Updated :6/17/2014
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