Monday, February 22, 2010

How to Recover Lost Windows Administrator Password?

A Windows administrator password, also termed as admin password, is the password that is used to log on to any Windows account that has administrative access. This password prevents against unauthorized access to your crucial information stored on the computer and is required at each attempt of booting the computer. Windows stores this password in its registry-based file called SAM (Security Accounts Manager). It is a database that is located at %SystemRoot%\System32\Config folder. The administrator needs to remember this password to be able to access the data stored, therein. In case, the administrator forgets or loses this password, the problem can turn into a nightmare of data loss as you lose access to the data and are compelled to look for some Windows Password Recovery solutions.

A Windows accounts administrator may lose or forget the password. Consider an instance when you store critical data on your hard drive and as a safety net, you set an administrator password. You do not use the computer for a considerable time. But, later, when you try to log on to the same computer, you realize that you cannot remember the administrative password. Consequently, all data that is stored becomes inaccessible.


Following are some tips that can help you regain data access in such cases:

  • Try to recall the possible password. Attempt to log in with most often used passwords

  • It is possible that you may not have assigned any kind of password. So try to leave the password blank and press 'Enter'

  • Check if any other user has an account on your Windows computer, with administrative level access. If so, you can let that user designate you as an administrator

  • Perform a clean Windows reinstall. But this is least recommended method as has potentials of critical data loss

  • Use a third-party Windows Password Recovery Software

Windows Password Recovery solutions prove as viable options in case of lost or forgotten Windows passwords. These applications allow you to either recover or set a blank password without setting any data loss risks.

Author: Pavan sharma

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Monday, February 1, 2010

Lost your Password? Must Read!!

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A password is a secret word or phrase, that is applied to restrict any intruder, hacker or unknown person from getting access to the personal information.
A password is generally applied for authentication of the identity or to gain access to a particular location or resource. So, in case you lose or forget your password, you will not be able to access that location of the system. Also, losing password would prohibit accessing any application like MS Office, Gtalk, etc (i.e., if you had set a password). This would lead to huge loss and inaccessibility of data or information, as you will not be able to access your password protected location or application. To avoid such situations, you must note down your password at some place where you can easily find it. And in case you lose it, you have to use a powerful Password Recovery Software to recover your password.

Imagine a practical situation – You are a regular user of GTalk application. But, one fine day, while trying to log in, you could not remember the password of your account. You try hard to recall the password, but to no avail. Finally, you take help from the 'forgot password' option of the application, but still fail to extract your password. Finally, you give up on hope, engrossed by the only thought – How can I access my account now?
Now, obviously, you would not want to lose your friends list, settings and most of all the account that you were using since a long time now. So, the question immediately arises in your mind- Now what? How should I get back my password?

The answer to this is simple, use a powerful Password Recovery application to recover your forgotten password. Such kinds of software employ high-end mechanisms to recover all your lost, deleted, or missing password of chat applications including GTalk. These Password Recovery applications can also reset any password used to login to Windows.

Stellar Phoenix Windows Password Recovery, an advanced Password Recovery Software that recovers all your lost and forgotten password of your chat messenger accounts including G Talk, Windows Live Messenger, etc. This is a sophisticated tool that also recovers serial numbers, product keys for all applications like MS Office, WinZip, etc. It supports most of the Web Browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, MSN Explorer, Netscape navigator and more' and is compatible with Windows Vista, XP, 2000, and Server (2000-2008) based systems.
Author : Pavan sharma
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