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Windows 10 Password Unlocker: How to Unlock Forgotten Windows 10 Password

Jan. 06, 2015 10:46 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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“I forgot my Windows 10 password! What are my options to unlock forgotten Windows 10 password?”

The reason why you need Windows 10 password unlocker are various. Maybe you mix your passwords and forgot the login password, or your Windows user account has been cracked by other malicious person. However, every solution is after the problem. Read this article through to get the helpful ways to unlock your Windows 10 login password, even your Microsoft account password.

Way 1: Use Another Admin Account in Control Panel

If your Windows 10 computer has more than one administrator account, you can use other admin account to access your PC and change the forgotten login password, no matter it’s an admin account or standard user account. However, this option will make you lose any e-mail messages or encrypted files on that account permanently.

  • Step 1: Open Control Panel, and click on “User Account”.
  • Step 2: Choose the “Manage another account” and click or tap it.

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  • Step 3: Figure out the user account whose password your want to reset. Then click “Change the password”.
  • Step 4: Here you can unlock lost Windows 10 password, just type the newly created password twice. If you want to remove the password, leave them empty.
  • Step 5: Follow the wizard to confirm your action.

Way 2: Use Another Admin Account in Command Prompt

Different from Way 1, you should perform this way in Command Prompt. But the same requirement is that you must have another administrator account.

  • Step 1: Press "Win Key+R" and type "cmd" in the "Run" command box and click “Enter” to open the command prompt.
  • Step 2: Type the command "net user UserName NewPassword" and hit "Enter". Then, type it twice. If you want to remove this password, just replace NewPassword with *.

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Way 3: Reset Microsoft Account Password

Windows 10 also offer the Microsoft account to protect your computer. If you lost Windows 10 Microsoft account password, you need to unlock the forgotten password online. Click here to learn how to unlock Microsoft account password.

Way 4: Use Windows 10 Password Unlocker

Windows 10 password unlocker tool can be used to unlock both Windows 10 login password and Microsoft account password. You don’t need any skills or requirements to use it. Just prepare alternative Windows PC at first.

Walk through the following instructions:

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  • Step 1: Download, install and run Windows Password Recovery on the alternative PC.
  • Step 2: Insert a blank USB/CD/DVD to your PC and burn an ISO image file of this program. Click “Burn”. Here 2 options for you to burn ISO image: default one and a new one. We take the default ISO image for example.

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  • Step 3: Pull out the device and insert it into your locked Windows 10 PC. The OS will resboot.
  • Step 4: Select the account whose password you want to unlock, click “Reset”.

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You can choose from the 4 options to get the best one to unlock your forgotten Windows 10 password. If you have other solution, please comment in this article.

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