How to reset windows 7 password on vaio laptop quickly

Forgetting Windows 7 administrator password has happened to all of us at one time or another, and this makes it impossible to log into Windows. Instead of taking the PC to service center and reverting it back to its original factory settings, there are other ways to get you back on your machine. Today, we’ll discussion about how to reset the lost password of Windows 7 on a VAIO laptop.

Microsoft Windows 7offers a built-in option in User Account settings under Control Panel to create a password reset disk in case of your Windows 7 password lost on VAIO and other PCs. If your login password is ever forgotten, even if it has been changed since you made the disk, you can insert the disk into your computer USB port and follow this guide to reset the password.


The problem is that if you don’t have such a Windows 7 password reset disk created before the password is lost on your VAIO computer, this option is not for you. What are we going to do? Oh well, it doesn’t really matter. The fact is that there is a host of tools out there capable of creating a Windows 7 password recovery or reset disk to unlock your VAIO computer in question.

Spowersoft Windows Password Reset is what we’ll use for such kind of jobs. It’s a simple and efficient utility that allows you to reset Windows 7 admin & user account password on VAIO computer quickly in a safe way. It comes with three editions ( comparison here) and works for other versions of Windows — that is, for Windows XP, Vista, 8, 10, and Windows Servers 2003, 2008, 2012. What’s more, it provides a useful feature to create a new account with administrator privileges, and delete unwanted accounts on the computer.

Please download and install the program on a second computer. Now, let’s walk you through what you need to do to reset password on VAIO computer with windows 7. The screen shots below are from my Windows 7 machine, but Windows XP, Vista, and 8 are all documented as being supported.

Insert a blank USB flash drive or a CD/ DVD to your computer; press the USB device or CD/ DVD button, in the next screen press Start burning button. The tool will first format your disk and then start burning its ISO file into the disk to create a password reset disk for your Windows 7 system.

As we know, when a computer starts normally, it will boot from the operating system (Windows, Linux…) installed on your hard drive. As such we need to reconfigure the VAIO computer‘s BIOS to be able to boot first from the disk you just made to reset the Windows 7 lost password.

To adjust which device to boot from first, go to Boot menu, expand Boot Device Priority, you then will see all available bootable hardware that’s connected to your computer. If you created a password reset disk on USB drive earlier in this guide, here select Hard Drive (it may be called USB/ Removable Device in some BIOS) as 1st Boot Device; if you create a disk on a CD/DVD media, here select CDROM as 1st Boot Device.

You just reset your Windows 7 password on VAIO. Now restart your computer by clicking the Reboot button on the bottom of the screen. Remember to remove the password reset disk from the computer (important!) so your computer won’t try to boot form it again.

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