This is a how to to change any user password on a windows 7 computer. If you forgot your password you can change any account password even if you are locked out of your account.
Warning I am not responsible for any damage done to any computer in the process of this hack or any other hacks I publish
Fair tip: Some administrators have disabled system repair making this hack useless. To see if system repair is available follow steps 1 and 2.
The first thing that you need to do is startup your computer. After you computer starts, shutoff the power source (unplug it) when you see the window startup come up.
After you shutoff your computer by cutting the power you want to plug your computer back in and turn it on again. You should then by prompted with launch startup repair, select this option by hitting enter when it is highlighted.
You will pull up the windows computer repair menu. You will see a window pop up that says Do you want to restore your computer using system restore? Just click cancel and let the windows repair search for problems and attempt to fix them.
It is going to take 15-20 minutes for the computer to finish searching and fixing the problems.
After the search and repair you should get a window saying that the computer cannot fix itself automatically. Click the View problem details drop down and scroll to the bottom of the drop down.
Click on the View problem details drop down and at the very bottom select the text document.
After you click the text document click file then open to pull up all of the systems files. From there navigate into your C: drive and open up the Windows folder. From the windows folder open up System32 and look for the following programs.
Rename the application sethc and change it to the name sethc1..
Then rename the application cmd to sethc.
Restart your computer and start it normally if you are prompted to fix it.
After you restart your computer wait until you are in the user menu. Once the computer has fully loaded hit shift multiple times until the command prompt pops up.
Once you have the command prompt up type the following command.
net user <user name goes here> <password goes here>
Do not include the greater than and less than signs.
Now there can be cases where the administrator has disabled the windows startup repair and therefore this hack cannot be done.
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