Question: I have a Compaq 6735b notebook computer that is running windows 7. I have forgotten the logon password. I have tried everything I can think of to reset it, but failed. I really need to access my file in my computer. How can I access it?
According to Microsoft, you can easily reset the forgotten Compaq Windows 7 password by using either a previously created password reset disk or another alternative admin account on the computer. Unfortunately, these advices seem not to be useless to your case based on the description listed above.
So it's strongly recommended to have a try of Windows password recovery or reset tools. Following is a list of excellent Windows password reset programs. All these tools allow you to create a bootable password reset CD/DVD/USB drive in seconds for resetting your forgotten Compaq Windows 7 password in one minute. You have to pay for them, but they are worth every penny.
Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery
A popular Windows password reset tool with simple GUI interface, allowing you easily and quickly rest forgotten admin and user passwords for Windows 7/Vista/XP and Windows servers.
Windows Password Breaker
A great Windows password reset program comes in DOS command prompt. It can also reset admin and user passwords for all popular Windows platforms, but it's better in compatibility and performance.
Windows Password Unlocker
A well-known Windows password reset tool that allows you to instantly reset forgotten Windows password by burning a bootable disk. It works for Windows 7/Vista/XP and servers.
* Password Unlocker Bundle
An all-in-on password recovery bundle integrates Windows Password Unlocker and other 13 password recovery tools in one simple application. It's a great way to pick up some good password recovery tools at low prices.
You can also go for some free laptop password hacking software. Some tools do work and you can find them in Google.
Free, open source Windows password cracker based on the rainbow tables developed by the inventor of this method. It can reset passwords for Windows 7/Vista/XP.
John the Ripper
A very popular free password recovery tool to find Windows account passwords.
Cain & Abel
A free, fast and effective Windows password recovery tool, but administrator privileges are required to use this tool. So this tool is a valuable resource to recover passwords to accounts other than the one you're using.
Offline NT Password & Registry Editor
A Windows password reset tool erases your forgotten Windows password instead of recovering it.
PC Login Now
Free Windows password reset tool to delete lost windows password, thus allowing you to access Windows without a password, after which you can create a new one. It supports Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Another free password reset program for Windows 7/Vista/XP, but it works differently than the password reset tools above. And it doesn't support 64-bit versions of Windows.