Break Windows 8.1 Password

How to Break Windows 8.1 Login Password to Regain Access to Windows 8.1

Mar. 11, 2014 11:31 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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Question: I need to break Windows 8.1 login password and how can I do this to regain access to my Windows 8.1 computer?

Actually, we've told you how to choose a secure yet easy-to-remember password to help keep the data secure. However, you are human, forgetting things can't be foretold. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to get it back. Some of these ideas only apply if you log in to Windows 8 using a local account, some work only if you're using a Microsoft account, and some work for both.

Answers: Choose Suitable Method to Break Your Windows 8.1 Logon Password

As a Windows 8.1 user, you can login your computer with two kinds of account type: local account and Microsoft account. If you're choosing local account, it has three authentication methods to log in the system, text password, picture password and PIN code. If you want to use a Microsoft account to protect your Windows, a password corresponding to your Email address is required. Before breaking your forgotten Windows 8.1, figure out your situation and then choose the suitable solution for you:

Situation 1: How to Break Windows 8.1 Local Account Password?

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To Break Windows 8.1 Text Password

Use the best Windows 8.1 password breaker to break forgotten or lost Windows 8.1 logon password is no doubt the smartest and most efficient idea. Searching the internet, Windows Password Recovery is most recommended for its outstanding performance. It can break Windows 8.1 administrator password and standard user account password with only a few clicks.

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  • Step 2. Insert a blank CD/DVD/USB flash drive to this Windows PC. Click "Burn" to start burning an .iso image on the media.

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  • Step 3. Put out the media and insert the chosen media to your locked Windows 8.1 computer. Start to set BIOS to boot from the device.
  • Step 4. Select the target Windows 8.1 user account password you want to break and click "Reset".

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  • Step 5. Click "Reboot" to break Windows 8.1 password using USB or other media.

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To Break Windows 8.1 Picture Password

Picture password in Windows 8.1 can be cracked only if you can sign in the computer with the traditional local user account. Thus, you can follow the steps below to break Windows 8.1 password.

But if you also forget Windows 8.1 local user account password, turn back to apply Windows Password Recovery to break Windows 8.1 user account password first.

  • Step 1. Open PC setting, click on Account in the left pane.
  • Step 2. Click on Sign-in options on the left side, click on Change under Picture password on the right.

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  • Step 3. Type in your current user account password and click OK. Then you can change a new picture password.

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To Break Windows 8.1 PIN code Password

If you forgot your Windows 8.1 PIN logon, simply switch to sign in with your text password and then break Windows 8.1 PIN logon following the next steps. But if you are not the one, turn to Windows Password Recovery for help.

  • Step 1. Go to PC settings and then click Change PC settings.
  • Step 2. Click Users on the settings window. Click Change PIN or Remove under Sign-in options.

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Situation 2: How to Break Microsoft Account Password in Windows 8.1?

If you use Microsoft account password to protect your Windows 8.1 computer and you forgot it, you should break your Windows 8.1 admin password (That's Microsoft Account) online. Click here to check how to recover forgotten Microsoft account password.

Thus, you have all the solutions to break Windows 8.1 logon password no matter which type of account you are using. Just choose the right one for you.

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