Just before the end of Windows XP, Microsoft brought Windows 8 to us. Along with the picture password that is exclusive of Windows 8, Windows 8 is also much more secure than other versions of Windows. If you get the Windows 8 password is incorrect message and forgot Windows 8 password, you'll surely be locked out of your computer. Read on and you'll learn what to do when Windows 8 says password is wrong.
Solution I. Use Windows 8 Password Reset Disk if Windows 8 Password is Incorrect
A password reset disk could really come in handy if you forgot Windows 8 password. As long as you have previously created a password reset disk for your user account in Windows 8, you can use this disk to reset Windows 8 password when Windows 8 login password is incorrect.
Note: If you forgot to create a password reset disk in advance, you'd better try Windows 8 Password Recovery, a third party Windows password recovery program.
1. In Windows 8 log-on screen, you can see "Reset password" below the password dialogue box. Click it to start the reset process.
2. In the pop up Windows 8 Password Reset Wizard, click "Next" to continue.
3. Insert the password reset disk to the computer, select it and click "Next".
4. Now you are in "Reset the User Account Password" screen. Type the new password and password hint there. Then click "Next".
5. Click "Finish" to close the password reset wizard. And you will not bothered by the "Windows 8 says password is wrong" problem.
Solution II. Use Windows 8 Password Recovery Tool to Reset Incorrect Windows 8 Password
Windows Password Recovery tool is a wonderful tool that you can put your trust on. Similar with the solution above, it also deals with the Windows 8 password is wrong situation using a disk. What's more, you can use a USB flash drive instead of the disk. Overall steps are listed below.
A. Download and install Windows 8 Password Recovery tool to a computer that you have access to.
B. Burn Windows 8 Password Recovery tool to a CD/DVD or USB flash drive. In the demo picture, we take USB flash drive for an example.
C. Insert the burned CD/DVD or USB flash drive to the computer which you lost login password, and use it to boot the locked computer.
Note: Before the booting starts, you are required to finish BIOS settings of your locked Windows 8 computer to make it boot from CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
D. As your PC boots up, you'll get the program interface. Select the Windows OS which you would like to remove password from and tap "Next".
E. When all user accounts displays, choose the user account you want to remove password for, press "Next" and then reboot your PC again.
F. Wait till you get the congratulation message, restart your computer then. You will then be able to log in your computer without password, signifying that you've successfully solved the Windows 8 password incorrect issue.
Next time Windows 8 says password is incorrect; just let Windows 8 Password Recovery fix this for you. Guess after reading this article you'll never ask questions like "what should I do when Windows 8 says my password is incorrect".