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Nov 142013
 

“I forgot my Windows 8.1 password, and locked out of the windows. I have tried all of the possible passwords that the password hint reminded me. But I keep getting the rejection message ‘The password is incorrect. Try again’. Now I want to reset my windows password, but when I click on OK and click on Reset Password, I got the message ‘This feature requires removable media, such as a USB flash drive. ”

Do not remember windows 8.1 password? And need to reset windows 8.1 password? It is usual to forget windows log on password after a long time do not use the password to log into the computer. Creating a windows 8.1 password reset disk before you have forgotten your windows 8.1 computer password is a very good idea, because resetting password with a password reset disk is the most simply and fastest way. But in fact, most of the people did not create a password reset disk before they forgot the password. Don’t worry, there are still several methods to recover windows 8.1 password efficiently and safely.

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Option 1: Forgot Windows 8.1 Password without Reset Disk? Get into computer with other Passwords.

If you can get into the windows 8.1 computer with other kinds of passwords, such as PIN code, Picture password, Microsoft account, then you can reset the forgotten Windows 8.1 password without reset disk.

Example 1: Reset windows 8.1 forgot password without password reset disk through Computer Management

Step1: Get into the windows 8.1 computer with PIN code or other passwords.
Step2: Open windows 8.1 Start Menu.
Step3: Right-click on Computer, and then click on Manage.
Step4: Expand the Computer Management list: System Tools -> Local Users and Groups -> Users
Step5: Click on Users to expand user list.
Step6: On the right panel, select a user account, right-click on it, and then select Reset password…

windows 8.1 password reset

Example 2: No reset disk? Reset windows 8.1 forgot password with Command Prompt

If you familiar with the net user command, reset password through command prompt if very simply for you. Steps as below:
Step1: Get into your windows 8 computer with PIN code or picture password.
Step2: Open Windows 8.1 Start Menu.
Step3: On the menu list, click on Command Prompt (Admin).
Step4: On the Command Prompt screen, type in Net User command: Net User <user name> <new password>and then press Enter.

win 8.1 command reset forgot password

Tips: You also can set the new password to blank to remove the password. When you get the message “The command completed successfully” it means you have reset or remove the password successfully.

Option 2: Forgot Windows 8.1 Administrator Password without Reset Disk? Recover it with Windows Password Key.

All of the above methods don’t work at all. Then you had better try third-party software such as Windows Password Key. With it, you can recover Windows 8.1 admin password and user password safely and quickly if you forgot your password on Windows 8.1. It is a useful and effective Windows 8.1 password recovery tool praised by many users.

Here’s how to the recover Windows 8.1 password:

1. Download Windows Password Key on any accessible computer (not your locked PC). You can get it from its official website: http://t.co/x8otIyR14H
Or some download website such as:
http://download.cnet.com/Windows-Password-Key/3000-2092_4-75031111.html
2. Run it and burn a Windows 8.1 recovery USB (CD/DVD is also workable).
3. Boot your locked PC from the newly created disk to recover your forgotten password and restart your computer.
Note: Normally your locked PC boots from Windows, so reboot it and set BIOS by pressing “F2” or “Delete” or “F10”.

Still not clear? Here is a video guide on Windows 8.1 password reset for you:

Should you still don’t know which technique is right for you, just make use of the Windows Password Key. It’s quite simple to use, a computer newbie may use it to totally recover forgotten windows 8.1 password inside a couple of minutes. I believe you can do better.

May 112013
 

Forgot computer password? Ever been locked out of BIOS or even Windows? Need to reset the Hard Drive password set on your computer? There are many users asking help for computer password reset, but we can’t find ultimate tricks on such topic. In this article we’ll cover all possible password problems you may experience with computer.
In general, there are three types of passwords for any computer: BIOS password, Hard Drive password and Windows password.

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how to reset computer password

1. BIOS Password

A BIOS password is a protection measure that can be used to stop someone powering up a computer system or making changes in some of the computers most sensitive areas.
The simplest way to remove a BIOS password is to simply remove the CMOS battery. A computer will remember its settings and keep the time even when it is turned off and unplugged because these parts are powered by small battery inside the computer called a CMOS battery. If we pull out this battery, the computer will forget lots of its hardware settings, including its BIOS password.

2. Hard Drive Password

It is not a very well known fact, but all hard disks have a very strong hardware password capability build in. This password is usually stored both in a chip on the HD controller (the printed circuit board on the hard disk) and on the hard disk itself in a special hidden sector.
Setting this password will make the hard disk completely unusable to anyone that doesn’t know it. And not only on your computer, but on any computer.
The hard disk manufacturers are unable to unlock a password protected hard disk, as there aren’t any “secret” master passwords build into the firmware. Even swapping the controller of the password-protected hard disk with exactly the same controller from an unprotected HD will not remove the protection on most disks, as the password (together with most of the firmware) is also stored on the hard disk itself.

3. Windows Password

Forgot Windows administrator password and can’t log in to your computer? You can fix this problem by resetting your lost or forgotten Windows password using the third-party software: Windows Password Recovery Tool Professional. The program works with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2008 / 2003 / 2000.
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Recovery Tool Professional in any computer that can run as administrator. (A bootable CD/DVD is also available)
Free Trial Windows Password Recovery Tool Professional
Step 2: Start the application and insert the USB flash drive in computer and select your target USB flash drive, and then click the Burn button to start burning.
Step 3: Click OK when burning process is completed, and take the USB flash drive out of computer.
Step 4: Insert the burned USB flash drive to your locked computer and set the computer to boot from USB.
Step 5: Select the specified Windows account you want to reset, and then click Reset button.
Step 6: Click Yes to continue, and click OK when password has been successfully reset.

Not clear? Get more details here to How to Reset Windows password?

 

Apr 292013
 

Built the first Eee PC netbook, Asus, seems to have gotten the memo that netbook isn’t “in” anymore. Never underestimate the power of small. The Asus 1015E mini-notebook strikes the perfect balance between productivity, mobility and value. However, this new 10,1-inch laptop nowhere on Asus’ product page does the word netbook appear, even though its screen size and $299 price tag put it in line with pretty much every netbook ever made.

asus 1015e

What is the 1015E Series Notebook capable of?

Anything a normal laptop can do, aside from advanced PC games. It’ll just do it much slower, thanks to its 1.1 GHz Celeron processor and its 5400 RPM hard drive — the solid-state drives used in the 11-inch MacBook Air are the biggest reason why they feel so fast compared to PC laptops the same size. Get back to where you left off right away with ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II—delivering two-second instant on resume from hibernated model. With its energy-conserving design, now you can keep programs active and go into standby mode for up to 14 daysii. What’s more, data is automatically backed up when battery level drops below 5% to ensure your files are always saved.

What are its other specs like?

It has a 1366 x 768 display, which is the same resolution as a midrange laptop’s but sharper thanks to the smaller screen. It also has “up to” 7 1/2 hours of battery life, an option which probably increases the price, weight, and thickness (it’s normally less than an inch thick and weighs 2.64 pounds).
Compared to USB 2.0, now you can transfer data up to ten times fasterii with USB 3.0, leading to quicker backups and data access. Designed with bigger speakers and chambers plus exclusive sound tuning, the built-in ASUS SonicMaster Lite technology empowers superior audio performance on the 1015E compared with other notebooks in the same class.
Feel the difference, hear the difference. Now you can finally see grandpa’s face clearly. The 720p HD front-facing camera plus microphone make VoIP, video chatting, and socializing better with vivid image and clear sound quality.
Most of the other features are more or less standard, except for its ability to resume from hibernate mode in two seconds.

Why isn’t it called a “netbook?”

“Netbook” has first meaned a small, slow, and cheap laptop. Asus earlier announced plans to abandon the “netbook” market, while Samsung and Acer have both moved on to making netbook-sized “Chromebooks” instead. Maybe Asus appears to have decided to just keep making netbooks, and call them by a different name.

If you are interested in this Asus 1015E mini-notebook, you can keep your close attention to it or go for it. While enjoying it, you can create account to protect personal information on Windows. If you forget your password and can’t get access to your notebook, you can try Windows Password Recovery Tool, which can help you reset Asus password instantly for lost or forgotten administrator or other user accounts.

 

Apr 162013
 

Microsoft has reminded customers that it will pull the life service and updates for Windows XP in May 2014. There will be no more new security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates to help protect personal computers from harmful viruses, spyware and other malicious software.

If you still run Windows XPreplace windows xp on your computer, you probably keep XP going with a good anti-virus package, but that will only protect you from known threats. AS Computer threats include viruses, worms, exploits, backdoors, password stealers, spyware and other variations of potentially unwanted software. What is more, if you are Small and medium-sized enterprises and consumers, you will face vulnerabilities and risks at business disruption and extra costs. So moving away from Windows XP to a more modern platform in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 will ready for future technology solutions and growth of business. In a word, anyone still running it will be playing with fire.

Why more and more PC users replace Windows XP with Windows 7?

According to StatCounter released data, Windows 7′s market share has soared to 54.76%, serving as the most popular Windows OS. While Windows XP slipped to 21.59 percent, which collapse almost overnight. More and more people replace Windows XP to Windows 7. Except from the end of Microsoft support, there are lots of reasons for people get rid of Windows XP. In fact, most of them can be due to the disadvantage on Windows XP, compared with Windows 7.

(1) Performance
Windows 7 is faster and more secured than Windows XP.

(2) User Account Control
In Windows XP, in its first form, it was hideous, assaulting users with endless popup warnings. While in Windows 7, it’s better than ever, and more configurable. That means you can tune it to give you as few or many warnings as you want.

(3) Windows XP Mode.
Through Windows XP Mode, you can use XP and get benefit from Windows 7. If you have Windows 7 on right version, you can have the best of both worlds.

(4) More applications
If you want that new 3-D shooter game or kick-butt utility, chances are it won’t work on XP. Upgrading to Windows 7 will give you access to all the cool stuff your neighbor has that you don’t. Meanwhile, windows 7 have better graphics and animations, and some new features while you can’t experience in Windows XP.

(5) Appearance
Windows XP is unfriendly for user while windows 7 have a very nice look and feel. Meanwhile, Graphical User Interface (GUI) components are good in win 7.

(6) User defined themes can be implemented in Windows 7 but in Windows XP themes cannot be created by the user.

(7) In windows 7 there is no necessity for the drivers to be installed but in Windows XP it is necessary to install drivers.

All in all, Windows 7 has lots of feature than Windows XP and most of the software which does not work in Windows XP will work in Windows 7.

How to Replace Windows XP to Windows 7?

For convenience, here I would like to give a detail guide on how to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 for you who are still Windows XP users. Visit:  http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/upgrading-from-windows-xp-to-windows-7

Is Windows XP password recovery the same as Windows 7 password recovery?

As the widely used on Windows 7, the security on it seems to be more and more important. Windows 7 login password shouldn’t be ignored. How to create, reset, remove or recover Windows 7 password, is of great importance. As it can help you to prevent others from peeping your data on your Win 7 computer. In other word, anyone can not access to your Windows 7 Os without a password. It is a good habit for you to safeguard your vital data on Windows 7. Unfortunately, most of us may forget Windows 7 password accidently. Did it mean a disaster for us?

For most Windows XP user, maybe they only familiar with Windows XP password recovery methods while have no idea when comes to Windows 7 password recovery. Though some operate is different between Windows XP and Windows 7, the principle is the same.

(1) If you have previously-created a password reset disk, then you can boot it to reset the lost Windows 7 password.

(2) Try to use another account that has administrator privileges to change the password.

(3) There is also a lot of password recovery software out there to either to remove, reset, or recover the Windows 7 password for accounts. As for free program, Ophcrack is the best choice. But without basic password cracking knowledge you may can’t get it to work. The recovery time mainly depends on the complexity of your passwords. In other words, if your password is too long or you are computer newbie, it doesn’t work at all. So you had better try the most powerful and easy-to-use windows password reset tool such as Windows Password Recovery Tool or Windows Password Key, etc.

(4) The last option would be to reinstall the computer operating system with the repair option or another operating system to access the computer.

At last, we’d love your thoughts on Windows XP or any problem on Windows 7 password recovery in the comments below.

 

Mar 192013
 

Q: “How can I regain access to my laptop without the admin password? You know, I forgot my Windows 7 password. It is Dell XPS 12. Much appreciation!”

A: There are 4 simple ways for you to access your locked Dell laptop without any software and password. One is windows password reset disk (It must be created before the forgotten Windows password issue), the other one is another accessible administrator password. You can also contact on Microsoft website for help or install OS. However, if all of these methods don’t work for you, Windows password reset tool will be your best solution.

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So many windows password reset tool available on the Internet, I think Windows Password Recovery Tool should be the most popular one. Only 5 minutes, you can totally reset your forgotten Windows 7 admin password on your Dell XPS 12 laptop. It has been proved to be the most powerful Dell password cracker.

First, prepare another PC which you can run as administrator, then download and install Windows Password Recovery Tool. Insert USB flash drive into the compute (You can also apply CD/DVD), and then select the option of burn a bootable USB flash drive. Click “Burn” button. Make it! A bootable windows password reset disk has been created.
Next you have to crack the forgotten Windows 7 admin password on Dell laptop by the following detail guide:

[1] Insert the burned bootable windows password reset disk in the Dell XPS 12 laptop and start your PC from USB drive.
[2] It will run Windows Password Recovery Tool after loading OS inside the USB flash drive. Then list lots of user accounts.
[3] First select the user account which you need to reset password, then click “Reset” button. Only in seconds, the user password will be left blank.
[4] Restart the PC and remove the bootable Windows password reset disk.
[5] Select the user account which you have reset password of when the Windows logon screen appears, and access it without password.

Make it! How to hack a dell laptop password? Is it easy and simple? What is more, Windows Password Recovery Tool can also help you Crack any Windows login password on any PC brands like HP, ASUS, Acer, Lenovo, etc.

Jan 232013
 

Western Digital hints the world badly. Western Digital, one of the biggest maker of hard drives in the world, reached its highest in more than 15 years on speculation that it may go private following the potential buyout of Dell Inc. This news bring a big wave in IT industry. And people who want to buy a new hard drive will definitely pick Western Digital rather than the other brand like Seagate.

As everyone knows, the hard drive stores data for your computer. Like closets, hard drive can be filled with stuff like family photos, documents for work and business, cellected songs and movies and so on. However, unlike closets, computers know where everything is and can retrieve data–assuming everything is working properly. What about external hard drive? External hard drive is a kind of computer hard drive that is attached to the computer externally. Today, external hard drives are widely used to store important data, too.

Without hard drive, computer cannot function at all. Because the hard drive holds all your installed programs, operating system and personal data on computer. When the computer needs them, it reads them off the hard drive and uses them.

But what if incident or disaster happens on your hard drive? Losing all your precious family photos, important documents and some other files on your Western Digital hard drive? This really drives one crazy. Panic is a killer when it comes to data loss, on the other hand, rash actions can cause unsuccessful data recovery.
Western Digital Data RecoveryOnce you realize that your hard drive has encountered a data loss problem, immediately turn your computer off or unplug it if it is a external hard drive. If you continue working on it, you will likely lose more data and make the situation worse. Any delay in power off your computer can result in more data loss, making the problem more difficult, lengthy and costly to resolve. Therefore, you’d better immediate take action by powering off the computer as a measure to prevent against future data loss.

If your hard drive is not physically or mechanically damaged, then you may need to get a Western Digital data recovery software.
Western Digital hard disk recovery steps are so easy that even can be performed by any computer novices. How can I get a good Western Digital hard drive data recovery tool? Here I suggest you to have a try on Card Data Recovery (http://www.card-data-recovery.com/). Only 3 steps to help you recover data from hard drive easily.

Step 1. Install this free download hard drive data recovery software on your computer. Launch it and choose the hard disk where your lost flies were stored before and start scanning;

Step 2. After scanning ends, you can preview your lost photos, you can choose which you want to get back and then click “Recover”.

Step 3. Set a folder on your computer to click on “Save” and then all your data will be recovered in a while.

Western Digital data recovery is quite easy as long as you choose the right software to help you. Just now we talked about hard drive data recovery on windows. If you are running Mac OS X on your computer, you could use Card Data Recovery for Mac .

Jan 062013
 

Recently, it was reported that people who using Windows phone 7.X and Windows phone 8 were unable to access Google Maps in Internet Explorer browser. They was automatically redirected to Google’s homepage.

Yesterday, Google responsed that Google made the decision to redirect users away from Google Maps on Windows Phone devices. As many users know, Google Maps works well on Internet Explorer for desktops. Microsoft said that if IE 10 could render a page, Windows Phone 8 should be able to render Google Maps equally well. So, accessing Google Maps issue on Windows Phone devices is about vendor choice, not browser capabilities.

“Recent improvements” to IE mobile and Google Maps now provide better experience and Google will remove the redirect.

Google says it will no longer keep Windows Phone 7.X and Windows phone 8 users away from accessing Google Maps, which intends to ensure a good user experience.

Google, the search and mobile-OS giant said the following in a statement sent to The Next Web today:

Windows Phone 8 accessing Google Maps Issue

“We periodically test Google Maps compatibility with mobile browsers to make sure we deliver the best experience for those users.

In our last test, IE mobile still did not offer a good maps experience with no ability to pan or zoom and perform basic map functionality. As a result, we chose to continue to redirect IE mobile users to Google.com where they could at least make local searches. The Firefox mobile browser did offer a somewhat better user experience and that’s why there is no redirect for those users.

Recent improvements to IE mobile and Google Maps now deliver a better experience and we are currently working to remove the redirect. We will continue to test Google Maps compatibility with other mobile browsers to ensure the best possible experience for users.”

In a word, Windows phone users will be able to access Google Maps soon in order to improve user experience.

If you are using Windows Phone 7.X and Windows Phone 8, you may be worrying losing all your personal data like photos you took with your phone, videos you recorded, documents for word and music you loved. Here is a easy solution for you.

As a matter of fact, you have a memory card (Most likely is Micro SD card) on your Windows phone that all your files are stored there. And there are some Windows phone data recovery software that enable you recover deleted, lost data on the memory card of your Windows phone by a few mouse clicks on computer. (Well, what if I’m using an iPhone? iPhone has no pluged-in memory card! Don’t worry, that is why iPhone data recovery software designed for. ) Read more about Windows phone data recovery: http://www.any-data-recovery.com/topics/photo/windows-phone-recovery.html

Dec 202012
 

Only if you are one of the millions of computer user, you must know that hard drive stores all your data that is saved to your computer. Solid state drive (SSD hard drive) is becoming the most popular factory-installed hard drive. SSDs looks exactly like HDDs on the outside, but they don’t have much in common on the internal processes. SSD drive doesn’t have a moving part which at the same time, standard hard drive has two magnetic and spinning plates. That is why SSD drive requires less power suply and runs faster to save data. What’s more, SSD drives can read data directly so that the computers are able to boot up faster. So, how about upgrading to a solid state drive from a standard hard drive to make your computer run faster and convenient to use?

If you are interested in upgrading your Windows with a SSD drive, I’m here to recommend you one good choice to show you how brilliant a SSD drive it is. Look at the quick review for the OCZ Vector SSD drive.

SSD drive data recovery

The OCZ Vector SSD is good at performance and looks. It is fast, energy-efficient and good-looking. And it comes with cloning software and desktop accessories. However, hardware encryption is not supported. This is not a big deal. In a word, the OCZ Vector SSD drive will promote computer users from using a hard drive as the main drive of Windows operating system(Linux and Mac are also supported).

If you’re looking for a fast SSD drive for your computer, be it running Windows OS or a Mac OS X, the OCZ Vector will be an excellent choice, as far as performance is concerned. And in energy usage, it works well under Windows and Mac OS.

SSD drives’s prices continue to plunge over the pasr couple of years. And at the same time, SSD drives today are far more reliable, more energy-efficient and perform better than ever. And now, it is at prices from $150 to $185. That is the perfect time to upgrade your Windows os with a SSD drive!

If you already have a SSD drive on your computer, you may experience disaster and accident which may lead to data loss. If you happen to be in trouble of data loss on SSD drive, here is a SSD drive data recovery tutorial for you: http://www.any-data-recovery.com/topics/data/ssd-recovery.html If you have time, check it out.

Dec 072012
 

HTC Windows Phone 8X have made many people shocked! It was thought as a remarkable, compact and beautiful Windows phone. There is no doubt that HTC has found a strong partner in Microsoft except Android. A gorgeous 4.3-inch screen like most of remarkable smartphone in the market and plenty of visual flair, is HTC Windows Phone 8X capatable to be into your Christmas gift list? Let’s see what is the most brilliant feature of Windows phone 8.

In order to keep highly personalized and integrated foundations, Windows Phone 8 enables you to share things with some certain people, which divided into two features – Groups and Rooms.

Both of Groups and Rooms are able to add two or more contacts into logical entities that you can access at once. However, they has something different. Groups can only be used in real-world relationships including friends, families, co-workers, etc. that you wish to chat with all together. At the same time, you can only use Rooms to share with who have a Windows Phone 8 as well.

What’s more, except for sharing items with certain people, each room can be customized with a background image. But only the person who created a room can add more members and remove any member like a Administrator of a forum.
HTC Windows Phone 8
Both are brilliant features. Brilliant as they are useful for family units or groups of close friends. They pulled together 4 functions.
1. Chat
With a group chat, you can chat with multiple people and everyone gets all the messages from everyone.
2. Calendar
There is a shared outlook calendar. Go to outlook.com, login, and drop down the “share” list and select the calendar with the same name as your room. That the calendar. Note it is shared with all the members of the room.
3. Photos
It’s a shared folder on skydrive. Open skydrive.com, login, and click on folder named with the roomName, then click “roomName Photos” folder. There you will see all the shared photos. Again, permissions is set to those in the room.
4. Notes
There is a shared notebook in every roomName folder on skydrive.

Do you think HTC Windows Phone 8X is brilliant? Are you going to get one? Or you have already get one on your hand? Please tell me.

Everyone of us has a mobile phone. We have so many personal data on our mobile phone that we also have choices that losing all files on it. So, what if you accidentally deleted some photos you took on your phone, or something you need just gone missing? Is there any way to recover deleted files from mobile phone?

In fact, there are some mobile phone data recovery software that enable you recover deleted, lost data on the memory card of your mobile phone with ease. (Well, what if I’m using an iPhone? iPhone has no pluged-in memory card! Don’t worry, that is why iPhone data recovery software designed for. ) Read more about mobile phone data recovery: http://www.any-data-recovery.com/mobile-phone-data-recovery.htm