How to Login to Windows 7 without Password in 5 Ways (100% Working)

author_icon Ronnie Barnes time_icon Last updated: May 24, 2019 10:40 am tips_icon Windows 7

You do not have to be annoyed every time you are unable to log into your Windows 7 computer. You may enter the wrong password. Check if Caps Lock is on. Passwords are case-sensitive, and if CAPS lock is on, your password won't be accepted. If you indeed forget the Windows 7 login password, you can also dive into other tips anyway.

There are some simple ways to login to Windows 7 without password. So, in case you forget your Windows password in the future, why not take a look at the methods we are highlighting below to reset your Windows 7 password before reinstalling your Windows system? These methods are really simple if you have forgotten your password and you do not have a password hint to help you find the login password.

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1. Login to Windows 7 without Password Using Windows Password Recovery

One of the best methods that we can guarantee that will work for you whenever you forget your Windows 7 password is using Passper WinSenior. It is an efficient and reliable third-party tool designed to help you to login to Windows 7 without password. By using this program, you can reset Windows 7 admin password for any user account on your locked computer. And what's the best thing about it? It can reset or recover Windows password without erasing your data and files.

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To use this method, you have to prepare two things: a spare Windows 7 computer that you have access to and a burned bootable reset disk which could be USB flash drive or CD/DVD.

Follow the steps below to know how Passper WinSenior can help you to login to Windows 7 without password.

Step 1: Download and Install Passper WinSenior tool on an accessible computer. Launch it and create a reset disk by burning a bootable disk on a USB flash drive or CD/DVD. Select the drive and click on "Create".

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Step 2: Allow the software to format the drive and burn a password reset disk. After burning successfully, exit the disk.

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Step 3: Insert the USB recovery disk into your locked computer. Set your Windows 7 computer to boot from the USB drive.

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Step 4: Once the Windows 7 has entered the boot menu, open Passper WinSenior and from the main window, click on  "Remove Windows Password". Click on "Next" to move on to the next step.

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Step 5: Choose the user account that you need to remove its password and then click on "Next".

choose an user

Step 6: The password will be removed in 1 second and you can then get into your Windows 7 without entering any password.

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2. Login to Windows 7 Using Admin Account

If the built-in administrator account on your computer is activated, then it will be very simple to reset the password. Check out the steps below to activate your account to reset your Windows 7 password. Follow the steps below to do this;

Step 1. Start your computer and when you get to the login screen, press shift for five or six times to launch the administrator account.

Step 2. Click on "Start", then click on "Control Panel".

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Step 3. Click on "User Profiles" and select "Change Password".

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Step 4. Enter your new password and click on "Save".

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Step 5. Restart your computer, and you will be able to use this password to access your Windows 7 computer.

You must, however, note that you must have created and activated the built-in admin account before you forgot the password to your PC. You must also enable administrator privileges for you to use this method.

3. Windows 7 Login without Password in Recovery Mode

You can also bypass windows login to your Windows 7 if you put your computer in Recovery Mode.

Step 1. Start your computer and press F8 before the loading screen comes up.

Step 2. Select a Windows 7 safe option and press "Enter".

Step 3. Use your keyboard to type "Net user" and press "Enter" to display all the accounts on the computer.

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Step 4. Type your new password in the command prompt that comes up on the screen.

Step 5. Restart your computer, and you will be able to bypass Windows 7 log in with the new password.

4. Login to Windows 7 without Password Using USB or Disk

If you can get a Windows DVD or bootable USB drive that already has Windows 7 loaded on it, you may be able to enable a disabled administrator account using command prompt. You can also force your Windows 7 to launch the startup recovery by switching on your computer and on the windows loading screen, press and hold the power button for a few seconds to turn it off.

Step 1. When you start up your computer some other time, you will see a boot menu with the option "Launch Startup Repair".

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Step 2. Click on it and Windows will automatically search for problems by itself.

Step 3. After the search is complete, click on the drop-down menu named "View problem details". Click on the last link.

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Step 4. A text file will open, but you do not need this file because you will only use it to access the File Explorer. When this text file opens, click on "File", and then on "Open". Find the Windows/System32 folder.

Step 5. Locate the "sethc" file and change the "File type" to "All files" instead of just text files.

Step 6. Right-click on the file named "sethc" and click on "Rename". You can simply add a letter or number to change the name.

windows32 folder

5. Reset Window 7 Password via Command Prompt

On your Windows 7, you will see the feature to reset your Windows 7 password using command prompt in safe mode and a built-in Administrator account that does not have the password. We will take you through the process below;

Step 1. Boot your computer and press F8.

Step 2. This will give you access to Advanced Boot Options. Select "Safe Mode with Command Prompt".

safe mode with command prompt

Step 3. In the command prompt interface, type in the following "net user username new_password". Note that you will replace "username" with your account's username and "new password" with the new password you want to use.

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Step 4. Now you can Login with the new password that you set.


Logging into Windows 7 without password can be really simple if you know where to start from. Passper WinSenior - Windows Password Recovery tool is an effective tool to reset your Windows password or create a new password. It is a 100% secure and efficient choice that is worth to try.

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These tips are not allowed to be used to access someone else's computer. They are only allowed to be used on your own computer.


By Ronnie Barnes to Windows 7

Posted on May 14, 2019 ( Updated: May 24, 2019 )

Ronnie Barnes, a blogger with more than 5-year experience in writing tips about password recovery for Windows and office files.