Top 3 Ways to Recover Windows 10 Password

Top 3 Ways to Recover Forgotten, Lost Windows 10 Login Password

Oct. 22, 2014 12:12 pm / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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Windows 10 is Microsoft's newest operating system. With the Start button came back and some amazing new features, Windows 10 is really noteworthy. But it's not free of problems. The biggest one might be password forgotten issue. Here we will focuse on Windows 10 password recovery in the following part.

Note: For those who haven't installed Windows 10, it's interesting to read this guide: How to Install Windows 10 on Windows and Mac PC.

Method 1: Using Windows Password Recovery Tool

As for how to recover Windows 10 password, applying a password recovery tool is definitely the best idea. Here you can try Windows Password Recovery tool. It can recover Windows 10 administrator password and other standard user account password with only a few clicks. No damage or any mistakes will be caused to your Windows 10 computer.

First, you can get Windows Password Recovery free download on any workbale computer, but not your locked Windows 10 PC.

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Then, walk through the following steps on how to use this software.

  • 1. Prepare a new CD/DVD/USB to burn Windows Password Recovery ISO image. Here you can choose to burn a default ISO image and a new ISO image. After you decide which one to burn, you can insert the media to your Windows PC and click "Burn".

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  • 2. After burning, pull out the Windows 10 password recovery USB or disk and insert it into the locked Windows 10 computer. Start to set BIOS to boot from the device.
  • 3. Choose the Windows installation in which you would like to recover the Windows 10 login password. And then select the Windows user account whose password you want to recover. Click "Reset".

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  • 4. Click "Reboot" to finish the process and then restart your Windows.

Method 2. Use Command Prompt

If you shared your Windows 10 computer with another admin, you can recover Windows 10 password without disk but command prompt. Login in that administrator account and follow the steps on how to recover Windows 10 password using command prompt.

Note: If you are the only user for your PC, go back to use Windows Password Recovery.
  • 1. Press "Win Key + R" or directly click Start button and type "cmd" in the "Run" command box and hit enter to open command prompt.
  • 2. Type the command "net user UserName NewPassword", in the command prompt and hit enter. If you want to remove this password, just replace NewPassword with *.windows 10 password recovery

Method 3. Reset Microsoft Account Password

If you use Microsoft account to protect your Windows 10 PC, you can't refer to Method 2 introduced above. You need to crack your Windows 10 admin password, which is Microsoft account online. Click here to learn how to recover forgotten Microsoft account password. But if you still failed with referring to the tip, you can use Windows Password Recovery Ultimate.

To sum up, a third-part program can help you most. Don't hesitate to use Windows Password Recovery when you forgot Windows 10 password. Plus, it can be used for Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP as well.

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