We often face situations where we forget Windows password or somebody had changed the password of our system. In such a situation either we have to install windows again or find a solution to reset the password so that we can use the system easily. In this post, I will show you how you can reset the password of Windows Vista easily with the help of your Flash Drive. The password reset file is of only 2Kb size so you can use flash drive with small storage capacity too. In this post I will use a Flash Drive of 1 GB.
How to Create Password Reset USB Flash Drive
First of all you have to create a password Reset disk, to create a password reset disk you must have an administrator account on Vista. Log in to your account and Follow these steps: –
Insert your USB Flash Drive in to the System
Once the Drive is ready to use, Click User Accounts and Family Safety link and then go to user Accounts.
On the left hand side you will see an option to create a Password Reset Disk as shown in Following Figure. Click on that link.
On Clicking that, you will see a Forgotten Password Wizard window appears, click Next . After that You need to select a portable media which in our case is our USB Flash drive as shown in Figure.
After that Click Next, and then it will ask for your current account password as shown in following figure.
After that Click Next, And Vista will start creating Password reset Disk, Once the status bar show 100% progress click Next and then Finish. Now you have your own Password Reset USB Drive which you can use to reset Password.
How to Use Password Reset USB Flash Drive
Now, you have your Password rest Flash Drive, You can use it in case when you forget your password.
On the Login screen, Insert Your USB Flash Drive and Click on password reset Link as shown in Following Figure.
The Password Reset Wizard Will open and then You have to select your Password Reset USB Flash Drive as shown in following figure and then click Next.
After that Vista, will ask you for a new Password as Shown in following Figure.
Type in Your New Password and Then Click Next and then Finish. Now the Password to Windows Vista has Been Changed and you can log in to the System With the help of your new Password.
This is a guest post by Gagandeep Singh. Gagandeep Singh, is Working as Internet Marketing Executive for Fortepromo, which Supplies Custom Flash Drives. These Imprinted Flash Drives which contains your logo are the best giveaway for your clients and to promote your brand in the market.