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How to Boot from USB if You Forgot Windows 7 Password

By Linda Smallwood Subscribe to RSS | February 2nd 2012 | Views:
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For Windows 7 computer users, the top question you would see in forums are just like this: "How do I set the bios from usb when I use a Windows password recovery tool to recover my lost windows 7 password?" A lot of people from all over the world met the same problem of forgetfulness.

If you have recently forgot Windows 7 password and want to learn about computer BIOS boot from USB, then read the rest of this article. It will show you how you can easily to change your computer boot from USB.

Now, please follow these easy steps to boot from a flash drive, an external hard drive, or some other bootable USB device if you forgot Windows 7 password by accident.

Turn on or restart your computer and watch for a message during the POST about a particular key, usually Del or F2, that you'll need to press to ...enter SETUP. Press this key as soon as you see the message.

After pressing the correct keyboard command from the previous step, you will enter the BIOS Setup Utility.

To change which device to boot from first, follow the directions on the BIOS setup utility screen to change the boot order. In this example BIOS, the boot order can be changed using the + and - keys. Remember, your BIOS may have different instructions. Use the arrow keys to select the Boot tab, and then select Boot Device Priority and press Enter.

Back to Boot Device Priority, and you’ll find the USB drive. Choose 1st boot device to USB, and then press F10 to save settings. And the computer will restart with the changed settings automatically. To save your changes, follow the instructions given to you in your BIOS utility to navigate to the Exit or Save and Exit menu.

Locate and choose the Exit Saving Changes (or similarly worded) option to save the changes you made to the boot order.

Choose Yes when prompted to save your BIOS configuration changes and exit.

After you set the bios boot from USB, you can continue to perform the Windows 7 password recovery with the Windows 7 password reset USB. Well, you can also take a Windows password recovery tool to boot from USB and reset the forgotten password on Windows 7, like Windows Password Unlocker.

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How do you do with your trouble if you Forgot Windows 7 password? Here Windows Password Unlocker can be one of the best choices to reset the forgotten or lost password for you.

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