Override Windows 8 Password

How to Override Lost, Forgotten Windows 8 Password Instantly

2014-01-07 09:23:45 / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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"I lost my Windows 8 admin password unfortunately. And I know I can reinstall the Windows 8 operating system to get back the access to my PC. But I don't want to lose any of my information in it. Does anybody know how to override administrator password in Windows 8? Any other application or software to solve the problem?"

For maximum security, most Windows 8 users might choose a password to protect their PC. But once if you forgot the Windows login password, you will lose the access to your Windows computer or the private information. Thus you need to override Windows 8 login password instantly. Have no idea of how to achieve it? No problem. This post will give you the all-round solutions to unlock your forgotten Windows 8 password. The best Windows Password Recovery is included.

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Solution 1. Simplest Picture or PIN Password to Override Windows 8 Password

Windows 8 computer features in its picture password comparing with other versions. Once if you have a picture or a PIN password, you can access your Windows 8 PC with it when you forgot Windows 8 text password. Thus you can override forgotten Windows 8 password with ease. Or if you are not in this situation, keep reading.

Follow the instruction as below:

Restart your locked Windows 8 PC and in "Sign-in option", choose picture or PIN password to login. After you enter your PC, go to "Control Panel" and "Users" to change the sign-in options to login system with picture password or PIN.

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Solution 2. Easiest Previously-Created Password Reset Disk to Override Windows 8 Login Password

Provided that you have created a password reset disk before, you can use it to bypass forgotten Windows 8 password. If not, keep reading or directly turn to Windows Password Recovery for help.

  • Step 1. Insert your Windows 8 password reset disk into your locked PC.
  • Step 2. Put in the incorrect password in Windows 8, the "Reset Password" option will pop up, click it.
  • Step 3. Follow the instruction in "Password Reset Wizard" to override or unlock the forgotten Windows 8 password.

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Solution 3. Override Lost, Forgotten Windows 8 Password with CMD

If you have another administrator account in your Windows 8 computer, you can also override Windows 8 logon password free from the command prompt. Skip to the next method for password cracker if you don't have another admin account.

  • Step 1. Login your Windows 8 computer as administrator.
  • Step 2. Press Windows + K to open Start, type "cmd" in the Run box or Search box and press Enter.
  • Step 3. Type "net user". Then all user accounts of your computer will be listed.
  • Step 4. Type net user "UserName" "NewPassword"(replace UserName and NewPassword with yours), press Enter, then the password will be reset as new one.

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Solution 4. Best Software to Override Windows 8 Password

Have no clue to recover your forgotten Windows 8 password? Use the best software to fix this issue directly. Windows Password Recovery can override Windows 8 admin password and other account password with several clicks. No more prior skill needed.

Go through the following steps to solve the problem.

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  • Step 1. Download, install and run Windows Password Recovery on any accessible Windows PC.
  • Step 2. Prepare a blank CD/DVD/USB drive to burn an .iso image of Windows Password Recovery.

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  • Step 3. Plug your device into the locked Windows 8 PC. Choose the device and set your Windows 8 PC to boot from the device.
  • Step 4. Choose the Windows user account and the password you want to remove and then click "Reset".

Having command of these 4 solutions for overriding your Windows 8 password, I bet you have decided to choose the most suitable one. Windows Password Recovery is no doubt the best and most convenient one to unlock your Windows 8 forgotten password. Moreover, it supports Windows 8.1 and newest Windows version.

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