I need to reformat [Solved/Closed]

bumdoper 3 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date July 23, 2016 Last seen - Jul 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM - Latest reply: Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen
- Jul 24, 2016 at 02:46 AM
wife forgot her administrator password and I need to reformat hd but am listed as user only.
I have tried f8 tab to advanced options but no joy.
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Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen - Jul 23, 2016 at 01:15 PM
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Thank you
What windows is it?
Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen - Jul 23, 2016 at 01:21 PM
For windows 8 and 10 = Hold shift and click restart
Then click troubleshoot
And you will find the "reset your pc" button.

Hoped this helped.
bumdoper 3 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date July 23, 2016 Last seen - Jul 23, 2016 at 09:33 PM
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Thank you
Windows 7
Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen - Jul 24, 2016 at 02:31 AM
ok
Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen - Jul 24, 2016 at 02:33 AM
what company made the computer? as in dell
Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen - Jul 24, 2016 at 02:45 AM
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1. Download and install Windows 7 Password Genius on another accessible computer.

2. Create a password reset disk through USB device or CD/DVD.
Insert writable USB device or CD/DVD-ROM to accessible computer and click Begin burning, wait few minutes until burning successfully.




3. Set the locked computer boot from USB device or CD/DVD.

How to Set Computer Boot from USB Device
How to Set Computer Boot from CD/DVD-ROM



4. Boot the locked computer from USB device or CD/DVD.

5. Remove Windows 7 forgotten password or create new account for Windows 7. You can choose a user account, and click Reset Password to remove password for selected account. Or you can click Add User to create new user account for Windows 7 system.



6. Get in Windows 7 computer without password or with new administrator. Click "Reboot" button and exit the removal drive, then successfully access locked Windows 7 computer.
Helper.NeedHelp 287 Posts Saturday July 23, 2016Registration date April 20, 2017 Last seen - Jul 24, 2016 at 02:46 AM
Hope this helps!