There are 2 options if you want to use command prompt to overcome your forgotten Windows 7 password. But these options will be turned out to be effective only when you can log to your computer with another administrator account.
Bypass It with Command Prompt
When it comes to a lost Windows 7 password, there are many solutions to getting rid of it, actually, but some of these methods will not take effect on in some situations. The highly recommended way among lost Windows password users is to use Windows Password Breaker, which helps you instantly, easily and safely reset lost or forgot Windows password to blank with a CD/DVD or USB flash drive. But here will show you how to bypass lost Windows 7 password with command prompt.
Option 1: Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Step 1: Turn on your computer, and then repeatedly tap F8 key as the computer is booting.
Step 2: When “Windows Advanced Options Menu” window appears, use arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Command Prompt” and press Enter.
Step 3: Log in as administrator when you see a logon screen. After successfully logged into safe mode, you’ll see Windows command prompt after entering safe mode.
Step 4: Enter “net user” on the command prompt, and press Enter. It will list all the user names of your Windows accounts. Here we assume that there is a user name of “Breaker” in the list and you want to bypass its password.
Step 5: Enter “net user Breaker 123456″ on command prompt and press Enter. This command line means that you want to reset the lost “Breaker” account password to “123456″. When it takes effect, you’ll be able to logon the Breaker account with the new password of “123456″.
Step 6: Now all the operations compete and you can exit safe mode by restarting computer.
Option 2: Administrator account with Command Prompt
Step 1: Log on your Windows 7 computer through the accessible administrator account.
Step 2: Open command prompt by typing “cmd” in the start text search box, and right-clicking “Command Prompt” to select “Run as administrator”.
Step 3: Execute the net user command lines as listed in option 1.