Reset Windows 10 Password

How to Reset Forgotten Windows 10 Password

Nov. 05, 2014 11:29 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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"I forgot my Windows 10 password! How can I reset forgotten Windows 10 password in a very short time? Help!"

Hey, it often happens. You're supposed to make a complicated password so they're difficult to guess by other strangers, but sometimes you forgot it yourself since it's too complicated. For the newest Windows operating system, how to reset lost Windows 10 local account password? Or if you use Microsoft account to protect your computer, how to reset Microsoft account password in Windows 10?

This article dwells on introducing the overall solutions for how to reset lost Windows 10 login password instantly, including the best Windows Password Recovery.

To reset Windows 10 local Administrator password and other standard account password:

1. Use a password reset disk you created before

Surely, you can reset forgotten Windows 10 password with system repair disc, but it will be complicated. Actually it's the easiest way to crack your forgotten Windows 10 password by using a created password reset disk. If you created it before, you can refer to the following steps to get back the access to your Windows 10 computer; but if you haven't created it before, please skip this method and keep reading.

  • Step 1: Insert this created Windows 10 password reset disk into your locked PC.
  • Step 2: Click the "Reset Password" option in Windows logon screen.
  • Step 3: Then the Password Reset Wizard will appear for you to reset the forgotten password. Enter the new created password twice.

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2. Apply for a Windows 10 password recovery tool

After having searched a lot, Windows Password Recovery is recommended for you here. It enables you to reset Windows 10 administrator password and standard account passwords for both local account and Microsoft account. No more prior skill or requirements needed. Just follow the simple tutorial on how to use Windows 10 password recovery tool.

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  • Step 1: Install Windows Password Recovery tool on this prepared Windows PC.
  • Step 2: Insert your blank CD/DVD into the PC and click "Burn" to start burning an iso image of this software on the chosen media.

    Note: Here you can choose to burn a default ISO image and a new ISO image. We'll take the default ISO image for example.

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  • Step 3: After burning, take out the media and insert it to your locked Windows 10 computer. Set BIOS to boot from the media.
  • Step 4: Select the type of your account password you want to reset. Click "Reset".

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  • Step 5: Click "Reboot" to finish the forgotten Windows 10 password reset process.

To reset Windows 10 Microsoft account password

1. Make educated guess

You can have a try to guess the corresponding password. Check the passwords for other email and fill them in. If you still fail to get access to your PC, then go to the second solution.

2. Reset Microsoft account password online

Second, you have to recover Windows 10 admin password, which is Microsoft account online. Click here to learn how to recover forgotten Microsoft account password.

According to your own situation, choose the best method for you to reset forgotton and lost password on Windows 10 professional/home premium. Anyway, Windows Password Recovery is outstanding for its function.

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