How to Boot From A Windows 7 Password Reset Disk?

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  1. EmilyChang

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    Forgot Windows 7 password? It seem to be a universal iusse as widespread of Windows 7. To solve this problem, you can either buy a burned Windows password recovery CD on-line or burn such a password recovery disk with Windows 7 password recovery software. But no matter which method you choose, you have to boot your locked computer from the password recovery disk. However, you will feel frustrated when you have little computer skill. Take these 2 methods as your reference when you encounter the similar problem.

    Of course, firstly , you need to create a Windows 7 password reset disk, and then pay attention on how to boot from the Windows password reset disk .

    Method One

    Insert a burned Windows 7 password recovery CD in your locked computer boot the locked computer from the CD/DVD as follows:

    1. Turn on or restart the locked computer, watch the screen for a message like "Press to ...enter SETUP "or something similar. Press this key as soon as you see the message to enter BIOS menu.
    Note: The key pressed to enter BIOS is different based on manufacturers, but F2 or Delete are the most common keys
    2. Use arrows to choose Boot on the taskbar, select Boot Device Priority and press Enter.

    3. Set CD ROM to the first boot device according to the prompts on the right.

    4. Press F10 to save and exit BIOS. You computer will restart with the changed BIOS settings

    Method Two

    If the method above doesn't work, you can also try to enter Boot Menu to boot the locked computer from the burned CD/DVD as follows:

    1. Insert a Windows 7 password recovery CD in your locked computer.
    2. Start the locked computer and immediately tap and keep tapping F8, ESC or other keys until the Boot Menu screen appears.
    3. Select CD ROM as the first boot device and press Enter. After that, your computer will restart with changed bios settings.

    PC users can not only set bios password for computer, but also set Windows logon password. If the BIOS is password protected, you need to clear or remove the BIOS password before you can enter BIOS to change boot order.

    By the way, if you forgot Windows 7 password? or Windows 7 password-protected, it is suggested to take Windows password recovery software to create a Windows password reset disk.. Take Windows Password Unlocker for example, it takes you only 4 steps to burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive for Windows 7 password recovery in 5 minutes.

    Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Unlocker Professional in any availble PC

    Step 2: Burn a Windows 7 Password Recovery CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

    Step 3: Boot from the burned the Password Recovery CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

    Step 4: Reset Windows 7 password under Windows PE.

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