How To Reset Windows Password
The following will tell you how to reset Windows password in two situations, with or without created password reset disk. All Windows systems are supported, Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and earlier.
Method 1. Reset Windows password with password reset disk
A Windows password reset disk is an effective way to access your Windows system if you forgot the password, but just as importantly, you should know that the password reset disk must be done before you forget the password. And it only supports resetting local Windows password. So if you have created a password reset disk follow the below detailed guide to reset Windows password.
Step 1. Start your locked Windows computer and try to log in to the account where you have forgotten the password. It will then present you with the "Reset Password" option below the login box.
Step 2. Click "Reset password" and insert your password reset disk.
Step 3. Follow the steps in the Reset Password Wizard to create a new password.
Step 4. Restart your computer and log in with a new password.
Method 2. Reset Windows password without password reset disk
Most Windows users don't have a previously created password reset disk, so there are plenty of Windows Password Reset Software to help you reset your login password in case you don't have a reset disk password. Windows Password Recovery is a program that appears in the list of the 5 best Windows 10 password reset tools in the world, here we take Windows Password Recovery as an example to tell you how to easily reset Windows password.
• You can recover the forgotten password for all windows in a few minutes.
• You can easily create a new administrator account without logging in.
• You can create a USB disk or CD / DVD disk.
• Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, NT.
• Compatible with Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008 (R2), 2003 (R2), 2000, NT.
Step 1. Log in to an available computer, download and install Windows Password Recovery on it.
Step 2. Insert a CD / DVD or USB flash drive into this computer and start the software. Select a bootable media (CD / DVD or USB flash drive) to burn a password reset disc.
Step 3. Insert the password reset disk into your locked computer. Restart your computer and boot it from USB or CD / DVD, then Windows Password Reset Software will run on your computer.
Step 4. Follow the wizard to reset Windows local or domain password, reset Windows password for local account and Microsoft account, or create new Windows local and domain account.
After resetting the Windows password, you can log in to your PC with a new password.