How do I reset the Windows password on an Acer Aspire One 753? [duplicate]

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How can reset Windows administrator password?

I have an Acer Aspire One 753 notebook, but I don’t know the password to the Windows 7 installation on it.

How do I reboot it back to default settings? It doesn’t have a CD drive which would allow me to reinstall Windows.


You could load windows 7 recovery mode with an USB stick holding the contents of recovery disc. But I am not sure whether you could revert the password back…

Please read here, perhaps that’ll help you. It uses a Linux distro from

It is impossible to recreate here what the above web page shows.
It is full of screenshots.

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