Resetting password on Windows 7 tablet?

We have ViewSonic viewpad that is Windows 7 based with Android emulation as well.

There is a Windows password on it (when you first come up to the Windows screen).  We normally override this with the Offline Password Tool (  

Will this work for a tablet--this tablet?  Is there an easier way to do this?
Who is Participating?
bcruse32347Connect With a Mentor Commented:
If I have a user that forgets a password, I use a Windows PE 3 boot enviornment and a utility called NTPWedit. The Windows PE 3 is actually windows 7 and provides access to the host os.

You can google windows PE 3 and the NTPWedit and get everything needed to setup up a usb or cdrom or even a network boot.
Gabriel CliftonCommented:
If there is an admin account you could use old faithful
from run window net user username NewPassword
Yes if you can log into the admin account and it is a local account.
As long as the user didn't enable EFS (Encrypted Fle System) the Offline Password Tool will work. Make sure you have a clean file system by shuttng down the computer properly. If it is turned off now power it up and shut it down properly. You do not have to login to do this. If not it can cause corruption in the SAM registry file.
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.