Reset a Windows Password
- Level: Beginner
- Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
- Date Created: March 18, 2010
- Length of Class: 18 Minutes
Purpose of Class
- This class teaches students how to reset a lost password on a Windows computer.
- Difference between recovering and resetting a password
- Difference between free and pay for versions of password reset software
- Demonstration of resetting a password on a Windows Vista computer
- You can reset a Windows Password, but not recover one
- If the Windows computer uses EFS (Encrypted File System) you will not be able to access encrypted data until you remember the old password.
- Types of Software
- Free/ Open Source is good, but you have to read. Pay for software gives you friendly GUI enviornments.
- We use Offline NT Password and Registry Editor