How to Reset Windows 8 Password
"I have been using Windows 8 for a month and recently it asks me for my administrative password to make software installations to my desktop PC... The password I created when I installed Win 8 doesn't work. What is the administrative password? I only see my user account on user accounts....admin account not listed. How can I reset Windows 8 password in a quick way?"
- Anonymous from yahoo answer
As Windows 8 is getting more and more popular, a growing number of people start to look for ways about how to recover Windows 8 password, so that they could regain access to Windows when they forgot Windows 8 password. As a result, I and my colleagues summarized 3 methods about Windows 8 password recovery.
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1Method 1. Create Password Reset Disk to Reset Windows 8 Password
- A. Click Start >> Control Panel >> User Accounts.
- B. In the User Accounts pane, click the account that you want to work with.
- C. Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password to start the Forgotten Password Wizard, and then click "Next".
- D. Insert a blank, formatted disk into drive A, and then click "Next".
- E. In the "Current user account password box", type the password for the user account that you chose in B, and then click "Next".
The Forgotten Password Wizard creates the disk. When the Progress bar reaches 100% complete, click "Next", and then click "Finish". Remove and then label the password reset disk. Store the disk in a safe place.
If you want to use Windows 8 password reset disk to reset Windows 8 password, you must create Windows 8 password reset disk before you forgot Windows 8 password. However, it's so sad that many users forget to create a password reset disk before lost Windows 8 password. Don't worry, we have more than one way to bypass Windows 8 password!
2Method 2. Hack Windows 8 Password with Reliable Software
If you want to seek help from reliable software, I highly recommend you try Windows 8 Password Reset tool, an efficient yet easy-to-use tool that not only helps to recover Windows 8 admin password, but also has a superb performance in cracking passwords for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000, NT, etc. You could follow the steps below to see how to crack Windows 8 password.
- A. Download and install Windows 8 Password Recovery tool to a computer that you have access to.
- B. Then burn Windows 8 Password Recovery tool to a CD/DVD or USB flash drive. In the demo, 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 you're the computer or tablet whose password you forgot to make it boot from CD/DVD or USB flash drive. The image below shows us how to change BIOS settings if we use a USB flash drive as bootable device.
- D. When the booting finishes and you get the congratulation message, you should restart the computer. Then you will find that you could log in your computer without password, signifying that you've successfully find lost Windows 8 password.
3Method 3. Bypass Windows 8 Password with "lusrmgr.msc" Command
- A. Logon Windows 8 as administrator first, and then click Start. Next you should type in the Run box (press "Win+R" keys to open Run Box) "lusrmgr.msc" in the Search Box or Run Box.
- B. As the "Local Users and Groups" dialog appears, open "Users" folder. Then right-click a user account and select "Set Password".
- C. In the dialog that pops up next type a new password twice, and click "OK".
As we have detailed 3 different methods to remove Windows 8 admin password, you could choose the most suitable one for your situation. If you want to try the easiest and yet most efficient way, it's a good choice to seek help from the Windows 8 password recovery tool we mentioned in Tip 2.
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