Reset Windows 8 Administrator Password

Top 4 Tricks on Reset Windows 8 Administrator Password

2013-12-20 12:12:01 / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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Windows 8 administrator password helps to protect your computer by allowing only an authorized person to use a specific computer. If you forgot Windows 8 administrator password, you will be helpless to install software, update drivers or do any kind of administration whatsoever. You can't even install games. However, you have no need to panic since there are some methods for resetting Windows 8 administrator password. Then you can get back into power over your Windows 8 computer in no time.

Here check the different methods for Windows 8 administrator password reset, the best Windows Password Recovery is included.

Trick 1: Windows 8 Administrator Password Reset with Another Password

Provided that you have a picture password or a PIN to login into your Windows 8 computer, you can hack Windows 8 administrator password after login Windows by switching to picture password or PIN. If you have no one of them, keep reading.

Follow the tutorial: Restart your locked Windows 8 PC and in "Sign-in option", choose PIN logon or picture password to login. After you enter your PC, go to "Control Panel" and "Users" to change the forgotten Windows 8 text password.

Trick 2: Password Reset Wizard to Reset Windows 8 Administrator Password

Password Reset Wizard is no doubt the easiest and simplest way to reset Windows password (it can be used for Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP password reset). But it requires a previously-created password reset disk when you want to reset Windows 8 admin password. Click to learn how to create a Windows password reset disk before you forgot it.

  • Step 1. Sign in Windows 8 with the wrong password. Click on "Reset password" after it says Windows 8 password incorrect.
  • Step 2. After the password reset wizard appears, insert your password reset disk to the computer.
  • Step 3. Change Windows 8 administrator password step-by-step follow the prompts.

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Trick 3: Windows 8 Administrator Password Reset with Command Prompt

If your Windows 8 computer is shared with another admin account, you can also recover Windows 8 admin password from the command prompt. But if you are the only one user of your Windows 8 PC and lost Windows 8 administrator password, go to the next Windows Password Recovery for help.

  • Step 1. Press "Win Key+R" and type "cmd" in the "Run" command box and hit enter to open command prompt.
  • Step 2. Type the command "net user UserName NewPassword", in the command prompt and hit "Enter".

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Trick 4: Windows 8 Administrator Password Hack with Windows Password Recovery Tool

Actually, apply for a third-party Windows password recovery tool is the fastest and most effective choice when you lost Windows 8 admin password. It allows you to crack forgotten Windows 8.1/8 administrator password easily (other account password as well). Just free download this tool and follow the steps to crack Windows 8 admin password as below.

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  • Step 1. Install and run Windows Password Recovery on a workable Windows PC.
  • Step 2. Burn ISO image of this software to a blank CD/DVD/USB flash drive.

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  • Step 3. Insert the newly created Windows 8 administrator password reset USB or disk to your locked PC. Specify it and set your PC to boot from the device.
  • Step 4. Select the admin password you want to reset and click "Reset".

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Every method may have its advantage and disadvantage. Choose the suitable one according to your own situation.

Note: Different operating system has different way to reset Windows admin password. Move to learn how to reset Windows 7 administrator password here.

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