Reset Acer Windows 8.1 Password

Top 4 Ways to Reset Forgotten Acer Windows 8.1 Login Password

June 19, 2014 10:21 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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"My Acer Aspire Windows 8.1 PC has been locked now. I really to get back the access to it, so how to get Acer Aspire Windows 8.1 password reset?"

For the question how to reset forgotten Windows 8.1 password, you actually have no need to worry about too much. It will include top 4 handy ways in this post. You can choose whichever you like to reset Windows 8.1 password on Acer computer.

1. Use Windows Password Recovery Tool

Windows Password Recovery tool can be regarded as the most powerful way for you to reset forgotten Windows password, including Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista. To apply for this tool, no requirements are needed, nor any prior skills. All you need to do is perform a few clicks. Plus, it can reset Acer Windows 8.1 administrator password and other standard user account password both. Check the detailed instruction on how to use it to reset Acer Windows 8.1 password as below:

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  • Step 1. Download, install and run this password recovery tool on any workable Windows PC (not the locked one).
  • Step 2. Prepare a blank CD/DVD/USB drive to burn an .iso image of Windows Password Recovery. Click "Burn" to get started.

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  • Step 3. Put out the device and insert it to your locked Acer computer. Specify the target user account password you want to reset and click "Reset".

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  • Step 4. Click "Reboot" to finish the process of Acer laptop Windows 8.1 password reset.

2. Apply Password Reset Disk Created before

To use this way to get forgotten Windows 8.1 password reset, there is a limitation – you must have an Acer password reset disk for Window 8.1. If you have no one, get back to use Windows Password Recovery.

Note: If you have cracked the forgotten password already, you are recommended to create an Acer Windows 8.1 password reset disk in case that you forget it again.
  • Step 1. Insert this created password reset disk to your locked Windows 8.1 PC.
  • Step 2. Once you input the incorrect password in Windows logon screen, the "Reset Password" option will pop up, click it.
  • Step 3. Follow steps in "Password Reset" wizard. Create and log on with the new password.

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3. Use Another Admin Account

This way also has a requirement. You must share your Windows 8.1 computer with another person who has the administrative privilege. Thus, you can access to your locked Windows 8.1 PC with this account and reset Acer Windows 8.1 password. If you are not the one, skip this way and choose again.

  • Step 1. Access your locked Windows 8.1 computer with another admin account.
  • Step 2. Press "Windows + R" to open "cmd" and press Enter.
  • Step 3. Once Command screen appears, type in net user, username, new password, and then press Enter.

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4. Reset Microsoft Account Password for Acer Windows 8.1 PC

If you are not a local user in your Acer Windows 8.1computer but using Microsoft account to log on to your PC, then move to use this option. First you need to crack your Windows 8.1 admin password (That's Microsoft Account) online. Click here to check how to recover forgotten Microsoft account password.

Either one you choose, you can achieve you goal with ease. Then no more asking how to reset Acer laptop password in Windows 8.1.

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