Problem: I haven't used my old laptop because I barely used it and I forgot the password. It's a Fujitsu t4210 it originally had windows XP but I put windows 7 professional on it. I tried pressing F8 ...
Problem: I haven't used my old laptop because I barely used it and I forgot the password. It's a Fujitsu t4210 it originally had windows XP but I put windows 7 professional on it. I tried pressing F8 while it was starting but nothing happened. But I saw some text while I was pressing F8 it said press enter or left click so I did and it gave me these options.
Choice A: Crack the lost Windows 7 password
To achieve it, you can take advantage with Ophcrack. The program basically uses something called a Rainbow Table which will go through a list or dictionary of computer hashes and passwords trying to crack the password located in the Windows SAMs file (file containing all user passwords) - If you don't trust it you can always use a Live Linux CD and browse to the SAMs file and edit it.
Choice B: Reset the forgotten Windows 7 password
Windows password reset tool is useful in terms of resetting a forgotten Windows 7 password. It enables you to use a CD/DVD or USB flash drive to instantly reset lost Windows 7 password to be blank in minutes, no matter how long and complicated your password is. Besides, there are many good Windows password recovery tools like Windows Password Buster, Windows Password Breaker and Windows password Unlocker
What you need to do is to prepare an unlocked computer and find the best Windows password reset software to install it on the computer. Then, you need to burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive to get rid of the lost Windows 7 password. It is very easy. Take Windows Password Buster for example.
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Buster. Step 2: Burn a bootable password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive. Step 3: Boot the computer that you want o reset password of from the bootable disk. Step 4: Reset the forgotten Windows 7 password to blank.