Reset Bitdefender settings password following easy steps

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It is easy to reset Bitdefender settings password using Bitdefender product password reset tool. One of my friend installed Bitdefender Total security 2017 and added password to protect setting of the product. But he forgot the password and was not able to change any settings without the password.

Reset Bitdefender settings password

I was trying to find a solution for him on Google but didn’t find any straight answer to reset setting password of Bitdefender. After spending some time I have found that Bitdefender provided a command line utility to reset password settings. If you forgot your Bitdefender settings password or product password, please follow rest of the tutorials to know how to reset Bitdefender settings password.

Download Bitdefender product password reset tool

First step is to download password reset tool from Bitdefender website. You can go to this support article to download: here

Or you can download the tool directly from following link:

http://www.bitdefender.com/files/KnowledgeBase/file/reset_password.exe

Start computer into safe mode

For Windows 10:  The you have to restart your computer into safe mode. For Windows 10 Computer follow following steps to restart in Safe Mode.

To restart your PC into safe mode.If you are running windows 10 operating system on your computer then you can follow Windows 10 safe mode in few easy steps.

Then you need to run the downloaded reset_password.exe from safe mode. Run as an administrator by right clicking on the tool and selecting “Run as Administrator”.

Then press any key to complete the process. The tool will automatically execute some commands and remove the password from Bitdefender total security.

Then disable safe mode and restart  PC into normal mode. Now open your Bitdeffender and will notice that the setting password for Bitdeffender is removed.

Windows 7: For Windows 7 Computer follow following steps to restart in Safe Mode.

At first Restart the computer and tap into F8 key several times before Windows starts booting. You will be able see following boot menu:
windows 7 safe mode

Now Select Safe Mode using arrow keys from keyboard and press Enter to start windows 7 into safe mode. Then you need to run the downloaded reset_password.exe from safe mode. Run as an administrator by right clicking on the tool and selecting “Run as Administrator”.

Then press any key to complete the process. The tool will automatically execute some commands and remove the password from Bitdefender total security.

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