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Video: Create a Windows password reset disk on a USB flash drive

Bill Detwiler shows you how to create a Windows password reset disk using a USB flash drive instead of an optical disc or floppy.

For years, IT pros and end users have created Windows password reset disks using CDs, DVDs, and even old-school floppies. But, it's the 21st century and these days there's another option. During this week's TR Dojo episode, I show you how to make a password reset disk on a USB Flash Drive.

Check out the following TR Dojo episodes for more cool things to do with a USB drive:

For those who prefer text to video, click the View Transcript link below the video player windows or check out Greg Shultz's' article, "Use a USB Flash Drive to create Windows Password Reset Disk in Windows 7," on which this video is based.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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