How to reset Administrator password in Windows 7 Professional

Although Windows 7 Operating System was released a couple of years ago, there are many people still asking on Internet how to reset Administrator password on Windows 7. Therefore, we prepared very simple and illustrated guide for how to accomplish that.
In this example we are using Windows 7 Professional edition.

It is worth mentioning that resetting Administrator password requires to either use Administrator account or account with Administrator rights on your computer.
In general, there are two ways how to reset administrator password.

Here is the first one:

Step #1: Click Start button, go to Computer, right-click and choose Manage

Manage Computer 01

Step #2: When Computer Management console opens, navigate to System Tools > Local Users and Groups > Users. On right pane you will see listed all your computer accounts. Right-click on Administrator account and choose Set Password…

Reset Administrator Password 02

When Set Password for Administrator dialog box appears, just click on Proceed button.

Set Password for Administrator 03

Step #3: Set your new Administrator password

Set Password for Administrator 04

If you do everything as it should, you’ll receive a confirmation The password has been set.

Administrator password has been set 05

You may want to know how to enable Administrator account in Windows 8 Professional (it can also be applied for Windows 7 Professional).

Milan Mihajlov

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