There is no doubt that the operating system developed by Microsoft, Windows is quite flexible and offers a neat and clean interface to its users. Its user-friendliness is one of the important reasons why it is liked and used all over the world. But I have seen many people being in frustration because of having forgotten their Windows password. Have you ever faced this situation? If yes, you must be very well aware of how problematic it can be for a person to be in such a situation if the person is not technically smart. It becomes a very big challenge for that person to crack Windows 7. Hence, in order to help you get out of such a frustrating situation, I have written this guide on various methods to crack Windows 7. So just keep reading till the end.
Methods To Crack Windows 7
There are many methods for you to apply in order to crack Windows 7 password. Below I have explained the most effective methods out of those available ones.
Method-1: Use CMD For Cracking Windows 7
You very well know that the Windows operating system also offers a command prompt as an admin tool for you to make use of. This command prompt is also referred to as CMD. Many issues and errors of the system can be resolved with the uses of this command prompt (also known as command line). Similarly, it is also possible to crack Windows 7 with the use of this command line of Windows.
Steps To Be Followed
All you need to do is just take the steps mentioned below so as to successfully crack your Windows 7 through the command line successfully:
- 1. The very first step in the process is to restart your PC or computer.
- 2. While the system is restarting, you should press and hold down the “F8” key just before the logo of Windows appears in front of you. And, while you are holding down the “F8” key, the system will display the “Advanced Boot Option.”
- 3. In the “Advanced Boot Option,” you will see a list of a number of options. Here what you have to do is just choose the option “Safe Mode with Command Prompt.” This option will activate the command of MS-DOS.
- 4. Next, press the “Enter” key from your keyboard on selecting the above-mentioned option from the list.
- 5. When you hit the “Enter” key, the window of command prompt will appear in front of you to help you crack Windows 7. Here, at the end of the “C:\Windows\System32\“, you will need to fill the user command for changing the password and then press the “Enter” key.
- 6. After filling the command and hitting the “Enter” key, a new interface will appear in front of you. There you will need to alter your login name and enter the new desired password. You may be asked to enter the new password twice for confirmation.
- 7. Once you are done with the above steps, restart your computer. After the system has restarted, you will be asked for the credentials or log in details to access the system. Now you can enter the details with your newly created password. And, you will be successfully logged in. And it’s done!
Method-2: Making Use of Ophcrack
Ophcrack is a simple and easy to use tool that you can use for cracking the Windows 7 password. The algorithm with which this tool has been coded is very advanced, and it just takes a few minutes for cracking the password. Ophcrack is an open-source tool that is available for free use. You can simply go to its official site and download the application from there in order to install and start using it. And, you can use it on Mac, Windows, and some other OS as well. Moreover, there is no need to be having any special computer skill in order to start using the application. That’s because the user interface offered by it is quite simple and intuitive.
Some of the important features of the tool are as follows:
- The operating systems supported by the application are Windows, Mac, Linux/Unix, etc.
- It is based on a graphical interface.
- The user interface is very simple and user-friendly. So you will not face any problem in getting used to it.
- There are free tables for Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7.
- The algorithm of the tool is very advanced.
Method-3: Crack Windows 7 Through SAC
Microsoft has provided a hidden attribute known as SAC (Super Administrator Account), which is mainly used for recovering the Windows password when it has been forgotten. This account offers admin rights with the use of which you can change the password of the account of another admin as well. In order to initiate the attribute and crack the password of your Windows 7, you will need to follow the steps mentioned below:
- 1. First, you should turn on your PC or computer whose accessing password you have forgotten.
- 2. Once you see a welcoming screen in front of you, press the “Shift” key from your keyboard for five times.
- 3. On pressing the “Shift” key five times, it will start the “Super Admin Account.”
- 4. Once you have got entry to your system with the SAC account, the next step will be to navigate to the “Start Menu.” From there, choose the “Control Panel” & open it by double-clicking it.
- 5. While you are on your control panel, select the “User Accounts and Family Safety” option.
- 6. You will get to see the option of “Manage another account.” You should select the account for which you intend to crack or change the password. Next, just click on the “Change the password” option that you will be provided on the next window.
- 7. Then you will be asked to fill in a new password. After you have filled in the desired password, you should click on the “Change password” option. And, as soon as you click on this option, it will complete the process. And, that’s it.
Method-4: Crack With The Use of A Password Reset Disk
Another method to access the system for which you have forgotten the password is to make use of a password reset disk. But it is mandatory for you to have created this disk before you get locked out of your system.
Steps To Be Followed
The steps that you will follow in order to crack Windows 7 password with this method are as follows:
- 1. First, you will have to operate your system and insert the Password Reset Disk.
- 2. Now while trying to get logged into the system, you will be asked to fill in the password (which you actually don’t remember). As soon as you fill in the wrong password, a message will pop up immediately on trying to log in with a wrong password. It will say that the password that you have filled in is incorrect.
- 3. Hit the “OK” button provided in the message.
- 4. Next, click on the link of the “Reset password” provided just below the password box.
- 5. As soon as you hit that link, the “Password Reset Wizard” will appear in front of you, which will take you through the password resetting process. Click on the “Next” button.
- 6. On hitting the “Next” button, a new window will appear where you will be asked to enter a new password. Enter the desired password & then enter it again for confirmation. There is also a box for filling in a password hint that you can fill. After you have filled in all these details, just hit the “Next” button provided at the bottom area. And, this will finally complete the wizard.
- 7. After you finish all the steps mentioned above, you should take out the inserted disk and go-ahead to restart the system. After the computer has successfully restarted, you can easily log in with the newly created password. And, that’s it.
Method-5: Using A Reliable Password Cracker
Last but not least method to crack Windows 7 is to make use of a reliable password cracker like Passper WinSenior. The tool comes with the various useful features listed below:
- It makes the password cracking process for Windows very easy, and there is no need to resettle the PC.
- In this tool, USB flash drive and CD/DVD are the two options with which you can create the password recovery disk.
- Almost all the Windows laptops, computers, and tablets are supported by Passper WinSenior.
- The rate of success with this tool is 100%.
Steps To Be Followed
As far as the process to crack the Windows 7 password is concerned, it includes the steps mentioned below:
- 1. First, install the program and launch it on a device that you have access to.
- 2. You will then need to make a bootable USB/CD/DVD with the use of a CD/DVD or USB. You will be asked to select any one option out of these two options of USB and CD/DVD.
- 3. The burning process will start, and it will complete in a few minutes. Thus all the necessary files will be transferred to a transferrable drive. Once it’s done, you will need to eject the drive from your computer.
- 4. Now you have a password recovery disk in your hand, the next step will insert it into the computer that is locked, and you don’t remember the password needed to access it.
- 5. Next, select the brand name and the type of computer for getting a special key. Once you have a special key, it is required to press on it over and over again. Thus on repeatedly pressing on this special key, you will get into the Boot Menu.
- 6. You will be provided the “Windows Password Recovery” on rebooting the computer that is locked. You should select a system & then select the “Remove Windows Password.”
- 7. Next, you should select a user account for removing the password. It will take a few minutes, and then finally, the password will get removed. Once it’s successfully removed, you can reboot and get logged into your computer without entering any password. And, that’s it.
No one would be happy to have forgotten the password to access his computer. That’s because he will be deprived of all the saved files/folders, as well as the applications installed on it. Hence, it is recommended to be aware of the methods to crack Windows 7 password so that it may become easy for you to get out of the frustration caused by such situations. All the methods mentioned above are quite effective, and you can use any one of them as per your preferences.