Monday, April 23, 2012

Forgot Admin password? Performing Recovery Console in an easy way

While performing the Recovery of Windows OS, it asks for the administrator password.
If u dont know/forgot it, then u can follow the below steps to escape from it.

First boot in to the windows, as mentioned in the post

Then, Start > Run > type "regedit"
Now, navigate to the below section.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows NT > CurrentVersion > Setup > RecoveryConsole

Here, change the value of DWORD to 1. Then restart the windows and perform the Repair option. When it asks for the administrator password, just press "Enter". 
That's it.

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