Windows 8 Password is Incorrect

What to Do When Windows 8 Password is Incorrect

June 06, 2013 5:44 pm / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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windows 8 password wrong 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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".

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