Find Lost Windows 8.1 Password

3 Ways to Find Lost Windows 8.1 Login Password

Apr. 15, 2014 11:11 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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"How do I find my lost Windows 8.1 password? It keeps me out of the computer."

"How do I find lost administrator password in Windows 8.1?"

The Windows logon password is one of the most important password you have memorized. However, forgetting your Windows 8.1 login password can be unpredictable. So if it happened, the only thing you need to do is to find the lost Windows 8.1 password immediately. Here we will introduce 3 handy ways to solve the problem of how to find lost password in Windows 8.1. Then you can regain the access to your Windows 8.1 computer. The best password recovery tool -- Windows Password Recovery is included.

Way 1: Use Windows Password Recovery to Find Lost Windows 8.1 login Password

For any reason you lost your Windows 8.1 password and be out of the operating system, you can find lost Windows 8.1 admin password and other standard user account password with Windows Password Recovery. It can fix the password forgetting issue in only a few clicks. Just go through the tutorial as below to find your lost Windows 8.1 login password:

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  • Step 1. Free download ,install and run the password recovery tool on a workable Windows PC.
  • Step 2. Prepare a blank CD/DVD. Click "Burn" to start burning an iso image of this software on the chosen media.

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  • Step 3. Insert the burned media to your locked Windows 8.1 computer. Set BIOS to boot from the CD/DVD.
  • Step 4. Select the account password you want to reset. Click "Reset".

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  • Step 5. Click "Reboot" to finish the process.

Way 2: Find Your Lost Windows 8.1 Password with Administrator Account in Control Panel

You must sign in as an administrator to use this method. You can change other user password for Windows 8.1 in Control Panel. If you're the only user on your computer, go back to use Windows Password Recovery to find lost password for Windows 8.1.

  • Step 1. Open the Power User Tasks Menus and then open Control Panel, and click on "User Account".
  • Step 2. Click "Manage another account".
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  • Step 3. If promoted by User Account Control, click "Yes".
  • Step 4. Click on a password protected local user account that you want to recover password in Windows 8.1. Click "Change the password".
  • Step 5. Here to get back access to Windows 8.1 by removing the password: Type in a new password twice, type in an optional password hint if you like. To remove lost Windows 8.1 password: Leave all password and password hint field empty.
  • Step 6. Click "Change password".

Way 3: Find Lost Windows 8.1 Microsoft Account Password online

If you use Microsoft account password to log on your Windows 8.1 computer and now you forgot it, you should disable Windows 8.1 administrator password (That's Microsoft Account) online. Click here to check how to recover forgotten Microsoft account password.

Either one you choose, you can reaccess your Windows 8.1 computer by resetting the forgotten password. As for Windows 8.1 local user account, Windows Password Recovery is no doubt most recommended for its supreme performance.

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