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How to Reset Your Acer Laptop Password on Windows

Are you using Acer Aspire or TravelMate laptop? Have you met such a problem: What can I do when I forgot my Acer laptop password on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2012, 2008, 2003, 2000? Commonly we just want to create a strong password for Acer laptop data protection, but sometimes we forgot it. If you have several user accounts on your Windows, there are many methods can help you solve this problem. If you have only one user account on your laptop and unfortunately lost its password, the problem is a little complex. But take it easy, there are also some methods can reset the password in Acer laptop without lose anything. Some useful methods can be use for Acer password reset without data damaged. now I list four workable solutions which can help reset or recover your Acer Aspire or Acer TravelMate password etc. Hope they can help you.

Solution 1: Reset Acer Password Via Another Administrator Account

If you have an account with admin privileges, you can reset Acer password easily on Windows 8/7/Vista/XP. The accounts also include the built-in or default admin account in system. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Login Acer laptop with an user account which has admin privileges.

Step 2: Click Start, type "lusrmgr.msc" in the Run box and press Enter key.

Step 3: Open "Users", right-click a user account which you want to reset its password and select "Set password"

Step 4: Type a new password and input it again to confirm, click "OK".

Solution 2: Use a Password Reset Disk

In Windows 8/7/XP/Vista, we can create a password reset disk with CD or USB drive for user password. When we forgot the Acer password, we can use it easily reset it. But note that when we change the password we need to create new reset disk for it. Click here to see How to Create and Use a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk.

Solution 3: Use a Free Password Tool

There are various free password tool can reset your acer laptop password on Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2012/2008/2003/2000. Ophcrack is one of the most popular tools which is widespread on internet, it is based on rainbow tables and can be used to recover the password. You can reset your password with a bootable CD.

Solution 4: Use Professional Software to Recover Acer Laptop Password

If you are looking for an easy and fast way to help recover/reset the lost Acer password, Windows Password Rescuer is your best choice when you forgot the password. This software is designed for recovering windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2012/2008/2003/2000 forgotten password. Most of computer novice would use it because it is easy-to-use and will not damage anything, nothing lost. Experiences proved that Windows Password Rescuer not only can be used for desktop password recovery, but also support laptop password recovery. To complete your password reset you just need a blank CD/USB pen drive and a computer which you can access as administrator. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Download Windows Password Rescuer Personal and install it on an accessible computer.

Step 2: Insert a writable CD or USB pen drive, run the software and use it to create a boot disk.

Step 3: Set your Acer laptop to boot from the boot disk, you have two options.
Option one, create a CD boot disk and set your Acer laptop to boot from CD-ROM, see How to Set Your Computer BIOS to Boot from CD/DVD.
Option two, create a USB boot disk and set your Acer laptop to boot from USB, see How to Set Your Computer BIOS to Boot from USB Flash Drive.

Step 4: After booting from the Windows Password Rescuer boot disk, you can reset the user password easily, just need a few clicks.

There, is it easy to complete? Now you can reset Acer laptop password by yourself!