How to Reset/Recover Lost Password for Acer Aspire One

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I forgot my administrator password to my Acer Aspire. It's Windows 7. Is it possible to reset windows 7 password on Acer Aspire?

The answer to this question is definitely yes. The article below shows you two methods to perform Acer password reset.

Method 1. Reset Acer Windows 7 Password with Password Reset Software

You should promise that this program only be used on your own computer, never try to use it to hack other person's login password without permission. Remember this? Then follow the guide to check how to do Acer Aspire one Netbook password reset.

Create an Acer Windows 7 Password Reset Disk

Download Windows 7 Password Recovery Tool and install it in any accessible computer. Launch the program. In the main interface, you are allowed to create a password reset CD/DVD or USB drive. Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB Drive to the computer, select it and then click "Burn" to start creating.

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Boot Locked Acer from CD/DVD or USB Drive

Insert the newly created CD/DVD or USB drive to the inaccessible computer, change the BIOS setting and make it boot from CD/DVD or USB Drive.

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Click here to see how to set BIOS to boot from CD/DVD-ROM
Click here to see how to set BIOS to boot from the USB Flash Drive

Remove Lost Acer Windows 7 Password
  • 3.1. Select your current locked Windows 7 operating system and click "Next" to continue.
  • 3.2. All users account will list there. Check the user account you have lost the password and then click "Next". acer netbook password reset
  • 3.3. The password will be removed in no time. Click "Reboot" button to restart the computer and log on PC without any password. Before booting up, please take out the CD/DVD and USB drive from the computer. lost acer windows 7 password

Tips: The above way to find lost Acer Windows 7 password with Windows Password Recovery Tool also works on any Acer Desktop/Notebook/Netbook/AIOs/Tablet based on Windows.

Aspire S7 Aspire R Iconia W7 Predator G and T
Aspire S3 Aspire V3 Iconia W5 Aspire M and T
Aspire P/M Aspire E Iconia W3 Aspire X
Aspire V7/V5 Aspire U Revo L Aspire Z

Method 2. Bypass Acer Aspire Password with Password Reset Disk

Have you got a recovery or password disk when you purchase the laptop? If so, you can follow the tutorial below to bypass Acer Aspire forgot password. You also can factory reset Acer when forgot password for Acer Windows 7 but this will cause all data loss,

  • 1. Windows will display a message says the password is wrong if you enter the wrong password when you attempt to log on. When you see that message, click "OK" to close the message.
  • 2. Click "Reset password", and then insert password recovery disk to your Acer computer.
  • 3. Follow the steps in the Password Reset wizard to create a new password.
  • 4. Log on Acer computer with the new password.

Acer eRecovery Password Reset

The eRecovery is a utility that we Acer users can be used to restore pc to the factory setting or a pointed custom settings we created or stored on some removable media or hard drive. To enter eRecovery, there will need a password. Someone may change the defaulted password "000000" to a new one. Then how to reset forgotten Acer eRecovery password if lost? The three easy steps below will help you:

  • 1. Open the eRecovery passwords' kept location - PQService. It was a hidden rescue partition. There will be a file "aimdrs.dat". Then right click, choose "Open with" and then "Textpad," "Notepad" or another text editor you like.
  • 2. Open the file with the editor you choose and find the eRecovery password. Find the words: "Password=password name," "Hint=the password hint." Remember the password and close the .dat file.
  • 3. Open eRecovery using the recovered password and then create a new one.

For more info on Acer eRecovery Management, there is detailed instruction:

Now you have a clear idea about how to clear Acer password. If you have any other questions about how to reset administrator password on Acer Aspire, leave a message in the comment place.

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