How to set windows password

new computer, I want to place a password that will stop anyone form using my computer. I placed a password on my last computer but its been so long I forgot how to complete this task on this new computer
Asked May 19, 2010
easiest way to do it go to the office button in the bottom left hand corner, then click on "control panel", from there click on "user accounts and family safety", then under user accounts click on "change your windows password", and you should be able to change it. this was on windows 7 but its pretty much universal with all windows machines.

Best regards
Answered Jun 15, 2010
well, there are often two ways to set a password to laptop. One is bios password created and the other is Windows password set.
I just created a Windows password for my pc. If you want to know more and DIY by yourself, the following article is more detailed on
Answered Sep 03, 2010
Edited Sep 03, 2010
Reset windows password, I recommend use Windows Password Reset, you can
download it from then follow the
instructions to reset your password, so easy and safe.

Step1:Download Windows Password Reset and install it.
Step2:Burn Windows Password Reset ISO file to CD/DVD,or USB.
Step3:Put in your newly created CD and remove your Windows Password.

Hope this method can help you .
Answered Jun 24, 2012
If you want to reset your password,I konw about a tool called Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery . It can help you reset forgotten or lost Windows password by creating a password reset disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
You can Reset your forgotten Windows password with 3 simple steps: Download –> Burn –> Reset
Step1: Download Windows Password Unlocker in any PC.
Step 2: Burn a bootable CD/DVD/USB drive in a few seconds.
Step 3: Reset Windows password under Win PE within a few clicks.
I think it can also help you.You can get it and see the datail from
Answered Sep 25, 2012
I know a simple way to reset windows password to blank when you forgot windows password,it need not to reinstall windows OS,and wont loss any data,by using “Windows Password Key“. Maybe this could help you.
You could get the Windows Password Key from the reference link:
Answered Dec 24, 2012
Edited Dec 24, 2012
Can't remember password? Windows password Recovery Tool has a neat trick that will get you back in.This method is easy for everyone to follow.

Download the utility from

and install it then burn the software to a CD/USB drive,then insert the newly created CD/USB drive to your locked pc and reboot your computer,then press "F2" to enter your BIOS setup,following the instruction to reset your lost windows password.
Answered Dec 24, 2012
Don't worry about the problem, I can tell you how to remove and reset your password without restall your computer. The SmartKey Windows Password Recovery can help you. It is professional password recovery software which have the function of recovering password.

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Answered Jan 28, 2013

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