Steps To Reset The Windows Vista Login Password

Windows Vista operating system can be protected by a password to prevent unauthorized access to the computer. It is always good to use a password to log into your computer. This ensures the safety of the data stored in your computer and also prevents other users from accessing the resources. You may forget the password to log into your Vista computer. Microsoft provides two simple methods to reset the password in Windows Vista. These are changing the password via administrator account and changing it via the password reset disk.

The Windows Vista help guidelines that are shared below will help you to reset the log in password of Windows Vista.

Resetting From Admin Account
  • Turn on your computer and log into an alternate administrator account on the PC. After logging in, click on the Start button, select Control Panel and then choose User Accounts.
  • In the User Accounts window, select Manage another account. You will be able to see the account for which you have to reset the password. Click to select this account.
  • Choose Change Password and then type in the new password two times. After doing this, you can add a password hint that will help you to remember the password at a later time. You can then select the Change password button. You have now successfully reset the login password of you Vista computer.
Resetting With A Password Reset Disk
  • Type in any password at the log in window. Windows Vista will alert you that the password that you have typed is incorrect. Click on the OK button to see the Reset password option. Click to select it. 
  • Insert your Windows reset disk or the pen drive. This will open the Password Reset Wizard. Click on the Next button and then select the drive, which has the reset media.
  • You may then type in your new password two times and then add a password hint, which will help you to remember the password if you have forgot the password again. You may then click on the Finish button to complete the password reset process.
These are the two ways to reset the log in password in Windows Vista operating system. If you have further doubts, you can contact the Windows Vista help and support team. They will clear all your doubts and will help you to log into your Windows Vista computer successfully.
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