Skip to main content

Create a USB Password Reset Disk For Windows 7 [How to]

I think one of the very least used or never used Windows feature is password reset disk option. If you create a password for your computer, it is recommended to create a password-reset disk, so that you can use it to reset your password, if you lost it.

Here is how to create a USB password reset drive in Windows 7. It is more or less similar in Windows XP and Vista.

How to Create USB password reset disk in Windows 7?

  1. Insert your USB drive in your computer and format it. Don’t forget to backup the contents of your USB drive before formatting.
  2. Now go to Control panel - Users Accounts and Family Safety - User accounts and click “Create a password reset disk” option shown on the left pane.
  3. You should see ‘Forget Password Wizard’. Click on next button for further process.
  4. Select a drive (in our case USB device) for creating password reset disk. You can choose your pen drive location from the drop down menu. Then click on next button.
  5. Click Next to Start the process and click next to Finish the process.
Now you have a USB password reset disk that you can use to reset your PC’s user password, if lost it!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

Which is the safest browser- IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Opera?

The safest way to surf the web is to pick the best browser, but how? The most important parameter while judging a browser is its security . Because of the ever growing threats via web browsers, browser developers have trying to give best security features to their browser. All major browsers have added security technologies to combat web-based threats, but, not all of them have taken the same approach, nor claim to stop the same breadth of attacks. NSS Labs , the leading independent security product testing and certification organization, has examined six major browsers- A pple Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera against socially engineered Malware and published a report called ‘ Web Browser Security - Socially Engineered Malware Protection ’. The report reveals that Internet Explorer 8 (RC1) is the safest one with a 69% catch rate against Malware. It was 30% in Mozilla Firefox (3.07), 24% in Apple Safari, 16% in Google Chro