How do you use a password recovery tool?


Quick Answer

To use a password recovery tool, such as Windows Password Recovery Tool, boot the Windows operating system with a disc that contains the image of the recovery tool, and unlock the user account by removing the forgotten password. Once the system reboots, you can set a new password.

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How do you use a password recovery tool?
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Full Answer

Navigate to WindowsPasswordRecovery.com, hover over the For Windows tab, and select Windows Password Recovery Tool from the drop-down menu. Click on the Free Trial button, and initiate the setup process once the file is downloaded. Insert an empty CD or DVD into the optical drive, start the utility, and click on the Burn button. Once the process is complete, click on OK. The next step requires booting the Windows operating system by using the burned disc. If that doesn?t happen automatically after rebooting the computer, set your CD or DVD drive as the primary boot option in the BIOS settings.

Once the interface of the Windows Password Recovery Tool initializes, select your computer, and click on Next. Check the box next to the username for the account you wish to recover, and click on Next. After restarting the computer, you should be able to access your user account without a password. Tools such as Ophcrack and LCP allow users to recover the existing password instead of removing it and creating a new one, although they sometimes fail to work properly.

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