Tools to reset your Windows vista computer password


Yes, it is possible to reset your Windows Vista password. It is  possible  instantly if you have made a password reset disk earlier to losing or forgetting your password. Detailed steps are outline here

If you have not already made your windows rescue disk  or windows password repair and reset disk  you can just use a software from one of the software providers that resets most  windows versions  quickly.

Below are some free tools, which are more involved in procedure and may take some technical knowledge to follow steps and unlock your pc or computer/laptop. I will also provide a link below to custom software which makes this process easier and quicker and most people will be able to use this software easily to regain access to the locked pc/computer.

Some free tools which might take a bit of work to reset your password

  • Petter Nordhal-Hagen’s free ntpasswd tool
  • free Trinity Rescue Kit (TRK)
  • free Kon-Boot tool to remove Windows passwords
  • NTPWEdit tool
  • Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset

Some of these tools work with windows xp as well

As suggested if you have already lost or forgot your password  and have no access to it currently , and the above process is too technical you can  use this paid software to instantly reset your password.

Check out a repair disk tutorial from slide share below

system repair disk

  1. To use the system repair disc
    1. Insert the system repair disc into your CD or DVD drive.
    2. Restart your computer using the computer’s power button.
    3. If prompted, press any key to start the computer from the system repair disc. …
    4. Choose your language settings, and then click Next.
    5. Select a recovery option, and then click Next.


I would suggest making a disk when you purchase or get a new computer or then if you do  anew install of windows.It would be wise to name the disk or usb stick  reset password disk and keep in a safe place for  future use .


IF you got No Rescue DISK

And if you looking to do one of the below

  1. Reset your forgotten windows password
  2. How to reset a windows 7 password
  3. Recover your windows laptop computer password
  4. Forgot or lost your windows  7 password

Then this windows 7 unlocking software is for you , you can  just load this software and get your windows 7 pc  password in under 5 minutes. This is  specialised windows unlocking software created specifically for this purpose and it works not only on windows 7 but most  windows versions.