Access Locked Windows 8.1 Computer

Top 5 Ways to Access Locked Windows 8.1 Computer

May. 27, 2014 10:42 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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Once you are locked out of your Windows 8.1 computer because you forgot the password, it will be a disaster. You can't access the operating system, nor the files really precious in it. The only thing you need to do is figure out how to access locked Windows 8.1 computer right now. Luckily, you got this article. It will illustrate the top 5 ways to access your locked PC. Check them one by one. And get the suitable one for you to solve your problem. Plus, versatile Windows Password Recovery is introduced as well.

Top 1: Unlock Microsoft Account Password in Windows 8.1

If you use a Microsoft account to log on to your Windows 8.1 and forgot the login password, you should unlock Windows 8.1 login password for Microsoft Account online. Click here to check how to recover forgotten Microsoft account password.

Top 2: Make Educated Guess

If you are a local account user, try this first. Make sure if you have tried all the possible passwords. We know, passwords are created by your inspiration in your personal life. So get all the clues together and make a guess with the following clues:

  • a favorite food?
  • your home or office address?
  • a frequently dialed telephone number?
  • something from your childhood?
  • a favorite number or set of numbers?
  • your name?
  • the name of a friend, family member, or pet?
  • a loved one's birthday?
  • a combination of any of the above?

If you are still out of your Windows 8.1, keep reading and turn to other ways for help.

Top 3: Use a Previously-created Password Reset Disk

Provided that you have created a Windows 8.1 password reset disk before you forgot the Windows 8.1 password, I will congratulate that you hold the fastest and easiest solution to access locked Windows 8.1 account. However, if you are not in this case, go and keep reading.

Go through the following steps to crack the forgotten Windows 8.1 password.

  • Step 1. Insert this created password reset disk into your locked Windows 8.1 computer.
  • Step 2. As 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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Top 4: Use Another Admin Account

If you have shared your Windows 8.1 PC with another user who has the administrative privilege, you can log in to your locked Windows 8.1 PC and reset your forgotten password with ease. But if you are the only user of your PC, skip this solution and get the Windows Password Recovery in the next part.

  • Step 1: Log on to 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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Top 5: Apply Windows Password Recovery Tool

If you have no password reset disk or another admin account, just go directly to use this powerful Windows Password Recovery to crack the forgotten password and gain the access to the locked Windows 8.1 account. It can help you access locked administrator account for Windows 8.1. Other standard user account can be access, too. Moreover, no other prior skills are needed. Just go through the 3 easy steps as below:

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  • Step 1. Download, install and run it on any of your workable Windows PC.
  • Step 2. Burn an .iso image file of Windows Password Recovery on a blank CD/DVD/USB drive.

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  • Step 3. Choose the target Windows 8.1 user account password you want to reset and click "Reset".

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  • Step 4. Click "Reboot". Then you can access your locked Windows 8.1 PC now.

Sum up, you can choose from the 5 solutions when you need to know how to access a locked user account Windows 8.1. For a local user account, Windows Password Recovery is no wonder the best choice for you to access locked Windows 8.1 computer.

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