How do I reset my password on Windows Embedded Standard

Clayton, Josh 0 Reputation points
2023-07-11T13:57:29.08+00:00

I have a version of Window Embedded standard here, and my issue is the password has been forgotten. I have looked allover the internet but I haven't found anything that helps so I thought I would post a question here. How do I reset a profile password on a system like this? There are no other users so far as I am aware and I don't have any qualms about losing any info that might be stared on it so if I need to do some sort of factory reset I will do that.

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  1. Sean Liming 4,501 Reputation points
    2023-07-12T15:55:36.4166667+00:00

    It might be a challenge to recover. Did you build the Windows Embedded image? If so do you have the build files in which the password was set?

    Nirsoft might have a password recovery utility that might help: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/index.html#password_utils

    Here is one other option: https://www.howtogeek.com/96630/how-to-reset-your-forgotten-Windows-password-the-easy-way/