Reset Password in Lenovo® IdeaCentre B305-40311QU Desktop
What are the common reasons for resetting the password in Lenovo IdeaCentre B305-40311QU computer systems?
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B305-40311QU desktop comes preinstalled with the Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Operating System. There are various security features in this operating system. One of it is the password protection feature. You could create username and password for Windows in your Lenovo desktop. When you change these passwords for provide more security, although you might forget the password as well. Any stranger could hack your password using any spyware program while you are on the Internet. In all these situations, you might need a password reset. If there are multiple users for the computer systems, you would create multiple user accounts and create passwords for each account. Certain situations lead you to reset the passwords of user accounts also.
Some of the tips to reset password in the Lenovo IdeaCentre B305-40311QU desktop are discussed below.
- Normal way to reset password in Windows 7
- Use Password Reset Disk
- Using Administrator Account
- Format the computer and reinstall
Normal way to reset password in Windows 7
Once you have created a password for your Windows 7 and if you have to reset that password for ensuring more security, you could use general method of password reset option. You could press 'Alt', 'Ctrl' and 'Delete' buttons together, that would give you a window containing options such as 'Lock this Computer,' 'Switch User,' 'Log Off,' 'Change Password,' and 'Start Task Manager.' Select the 'Change Password' option. You would enter the old password, new password and its confirmation.
Use Password Reset Disk
You are able to store the password in to an optical disk or USB flash drive, when you set the password for the Windows 7 in Lenovo IdeaCentre computer system. In a situation when you forget the password, you will not be able to operate your desktop. At this situation, you can use this Password reset disk or drive to get the old password and easily reset the password again.
With the use of the Administrator account, you can change both the user account and administrator passwords. For this you need to log on to the Windows using the Administrator user name and password. To reset the password, Click 'Start,' select 'Control Panel' and click on 'User Accounts and Family Safety.' There, you would get 'Change your Windows Password' option under User Accounts tab.
Sometimes, you do not have the resources to opt for any of the above mentioned procedures to unlock your Windows 7 operating system. In such situation, the final way to reset the password and get access to your system is reinstalling the operating system. During reinstallation you are able to reset the password for your Windows 7.