N/APosted on - 10/13/2016
Passwords are used to secure our important from others. It is a private thing and only we know about it. But being humans it is not possible to remember everything. It might happen you have forgotten the password and cannot login. For this reset tools are made. Describe the local admin password reset tool.
Local Admin Password Reset Tool Used When Password Is Forgotten.
• Restart your computer.
• Press the F8 key as soon as the Windows logo appears.
• You will be redirected to the Boot menu.
• Go to repair my computer.
Follow the onscreen instruction till you reach the command prompt.
To backup the original file type ‘c:windowssystem32sethc.exe c:’
Then type ‘c:windowssystem32cmd.exe c:windowssystem32sethc.exe’
Restart your PC.
How to reset the password?
When you get the login screen, press the shift key for 5 times.
Administrator mode command prompt will be displayed.
net user_name geek new_password You have reset the password and now can login with the new one.