A login password can efficiently protect your computer security fro unauthorized users, whereas it will lock yourself out of your PC if you unfortunately forgot the Windows password. That’s why we need to create a password recovery disk in hand. In this article, we will share the top 3 options to create a Windows 10 password recovery disk to recover forgotten admin or user account password to sign into Windows 10.
Option 1: Create a Windows 10 Password Recovery Disk Using Forgotten Password Wizard
Windows 10 has the built-in feature that enable users to back up your local user account password information to a USB flash drive. Now follow steps below to make a password reset USB with Windows 10 built-in feature.
Note: If you already forgot your password and need to create a password reset disk to reset it, please refer to Option 2.
Log in to your computer with the user account that you want to create a password reset disk for. Connect your USB flash drive to your PC. Open Start menu and type control panel into the search.
In the Control Panel, click User Accounts > User Accounts > Create a password reset disk.
Then the Forgotten password wizard will open in a new window. Click Next to proceed.
Select the USB flash drive that you connected to your computer earlier and click the Next to move on.
Enter the password for the current logged-on user account, and click Next to create your password reset disk. This should take less than a minute to complete.
Option 2: Burn a Windows 10 Password Recovery Disk with Windows Password Recovery Software
You can easily create a password reset disk with your account password in above steps. However, in case that you already forgot your Windows 10 password, you’ll need Windows Password Recovery to create a Windows 10 password reset disk for a locked computer. To get started, free download Windows Password Recovery on any computer you can access.
Run Windows Password Recovery and Inset a CD/DVD disk or a USB flash drive into the computer. Here we take USB for example.
Select "Default ISO Image" on the top menu. Choose USB Flash Drive option and select the appropriate USB drive from drop-down options.
Click Burn button to start burning a password reset program to the USB flash drive. The USB flash drive will be formatted and all data in the USB drive will be wiped.
Option 3: Using Your Windows 10 Installation Disc as Password Recovery Disk
If you haven’t create a password reset disk with Windows 10 built-in feature but unfortunately forgot your login password, your Windows 10 installation disc can also server as password reset dive to help you remove your password.
Accept Microsoft software license terms and check option "Create installation media for another PC".
Select language, confirm Windows system edition and version
Plug the USB flash drive (CD/DVD-ROM) into computer and choose USB flash drive or "ISO file". Then Windows 10 installation file will be downloaded automatically and burned into selected USB flash drive (or CD/DVD-ROM).
So we have given you 3 options to create a Windows 10 password recovery disk to recover your lost admin or user account password to sign into Windows 10. If you have any other problems, please leave a message at the comment place.