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How to reset forgotten Windows password by Windows disc

Posted In Windows - By Techtiplib on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 With No Comments »

Forgot your password is the bad thing that no one want, but if you encounter this problem have you have to do to get the password ? This article will guide you how to simply reset your password if forgotten.

Step 1: Restart computer by Windows disc then click to “Repair your computer“.

repair your windows

Step 2: To continue when you see “Command Prompt” option, click to “Command Prompt

command prompt

Step 3: Type the command codes below:

Firstly: copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\

Secondly:  copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe

command prompt-reset password

Step 4: Restart your computer again, hit the “Shift” button 5 times. At the command prompt administrator mode type the code below to set your new password:

net user <your user name, ex: geek> <new password, ex MyNewPassword>


net user geek MyNewPassword

cmd-windowsTo go back the previous option you must put back the sethc.exe file by: Restart by using Windows disc, open Command Prompt and type the command code: 

copy c:\sethc.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe


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