How To Reset the Administrator Password in Windows 2008 R2

Recently had an issue where the local Administrator password was lost for a Windows 2008 R2 server. This post covers how to change the password of the Administrator’s account using the Windows 2008 R2 installation DVD / ISO image. Boot from the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 DVD / ISO image From the Install Windows menu, click “Next”. Select “Repair your computer” In the System Recovery Options,... read more

How To Remove syskey Windows 7 bootup password

Recently had a client who accepted one of the calls from “Windows Microsoft” and allowed them to access their computer. They gave them access to their computer and cancelled the support shortly afterwards.  During the process they installed a startup password which begins prior to the windows login screen. Luckily they were given the password to access their system but wanted the password... read more