I need help resetting password in Vista in Microsoft Windows Vista Posted August 30, 2011 Reset With a Reset Disk* 1 Recognize the error message. When you type the wrong password, you receive a message that says "Your password or user name is incorrect."* 2 Click "OK."* 3 Click "Reset Password."* 4 Complete the instructions that follow. Windows Vista prompts you through the password resetting process.Reset With an Administrator Account* 1 Log in to your administrator account.* 2 Click the "Start" button to open your Local Users and Groups.* 3 Type "lusrmgr.msc" into the search box. Click "Enter."* 4 Type the administrator password and confirmation, if prompted to do so.* 5 Double click on "Local Users and Groups."* 6 Click on "Users."* 7 Locate the account for the password you need to reset. Right-click on the account and select "Set Password."* 8 Type your new password.* 9 Retype your new Windows Vista password to confirm it.