How to set Windows 8 Boot from USB

Abstract of this article:

This article mainly describes how to set Windows 8 to boot from USB flash drive for different purposes on various of computers.

Tips:

Steps to set Windows 8 to boot from USB flash drive may be a little different in different brands of computers, but the main steps are similar:

<1>. Create a bootable USB flash drive.

<2>. Get into your Windows 8 computer Boot Menu.

<3>. Set the USB device as the first boot option.

Here will take Asus computer for example to show you how to set Windows 8 boot from a USB:

Step 1: Create a bootable USB flash drive with a program.

  •  If you want to reinstall Windows 8 on your computer with a USB, use “uiso9_cn.exe” program to upload the windows 8 setup package into your USB device.
  •  If you want to recover windows 8 forgot password, you can create a bootable USB disk with a windows password reset program, such as Vodusoft Windows password reset program.

Step 2: Get into the Windows 8 Boot Menu of your computer.

  • Connect the USB with your computer.

Step 3: Set the USB device as the first boot option.

(1) Press BIOS Entry Key and get into BIOS settings.

  • When get into the BIOS settings, use ◄ ► key to move to the Boot Menu.

move to the boot menu

  • Use ↓↑ or +/- key to select the USB device and set it to the first boot option.

set usb device to first boot option

  • Press F10, and then press Enter to save change and exit.

(2) Press Boot Menu Key and get into the Boot Menu directory.

  • When the Boot Menu comes up, use ↓↑ or +/- key to select your USB flash drive, and set it to first boot list.

select usb bootable device

  • Press Enter to save the change.

If your USB is bootable, and set it to the first boot option accurately, you will find that your windows 8 computer boot from the USB drive but not get to the logon screen.

 

BIOS Entry Key table:

BIOS Entry Key table

 

Boot Menu Key table

 

 

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Screen Capture Android Phone

Are you finding the Android Phones screen capture apps too? I find a Android Phone screen capture software finally. Here I am glad to share it with you, just have a try, it is very convenient to use.

Android Phone screen

The Android Phone screen capture app works on Windows/Linux/Mac OS with any Android device. And you can download it from the Google code for free: http://code.google.com/p/androidscreencast/

 

1. Steps how to install the screen capture App on your Android Phone

<1>. Download Android SDK and install it on your computer or laptop device.

<2>. Connect your Android Phone with your computer or laptop device through USB cable and ensure it’s detected with “adb devices”.

<3>. Run adb devices command, and you will see the device, and launch the android adb service.

Tips:

Make sure you have Java Runtime Environment 5 or later install.

<4>. Click here to download jnlp file, and then double-click on the file (or run the command javaws jnlp_file_path).

 

2. Steps to capture screen on Android Phone

(1) You can use the mouse or keyboard to control your phone device.

(2) Right-click the mouse to change showing mode.

(3) Click the mouse begin to record, click the mouse again to stop the record.

Android Phone screen capture

How to remove/reset/clear BIOS password on Toshiba laptop, computer

Setting a BIOS password on your Toshiba laptop/computer can prevent others from changing your BIOS settings, however, unfortunately if you forgot your Toshiba BIOS password, you may  have difficult to get into your BIOS screen or windows system. In this article mainly discusses about the methods how to remove, reset, clear BIOS password on Toshiba laptop/computer.

1. Remove BIOS password on Toshiba

If you still can get into your Toshiba BIOS setting, remove the password from it is very easy.

<1>. Get into Toshiba BIOS settings, click Security Option, click on “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, press Enter.

<2>. When ask you to “Enter Password”, press Enter directory letting the password text box blank, to remove Toshiba BIOS password.

 

2. Reset BIOS password on Toshiba laptop/computer

This is based on the situation that you still can access your Toshiba laptop/computer BIOS screen.

<1>. Access your Toshiba BIOS settings, select the Security Option, and then select “USER PASSWORD” or “SUPERVISER PASSWORD”, press Enter to open the password text box.

<2>. Type in a new password on the text box, and then press Enter.

<3>. When your Toshiba password is reset successfully, press and key to continue.

3. Clear BIOS password on Toshiba laptop/computer

When you forgot your Toshiba BIOS password and can’t get into BIOS settings, you can clear the password from it.

(1) Clear Toshiba BIOS password by butting off the CMOS power

<1>. Open the case box, find the CMOS jump line, transform the jump line from 1-2 stitch to the 2-3 stitch.

<2>. You also can find the CMOS battery, and then take it out for five minutes. (Some others say it may take an hour, so just have a try).

(2) Get into Toshiba BIOS settings with the generic CMOS password if forgot your BIOS password

If you still can’t get into BIOS screen when forgot the password, and the methods above do not work for you, you can find the generic CMOS password to have a try. You also can use the CMOS password to get into your Toshiba system when forgot the system password.

(3) Clear Toshiba BIOS password via Command

<1>. Get into Toshiba DOS screen, folllow “C:WINDOWS;” type in the command:

Debug

– 0 70 10

-0 71 ff

– q

Exit

<2>. When get out of the DOS screen, you can get into the BIOS screen again, and you will find that it would not ask you for password any more.

 

 

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I forgot my Toshiba laptop password

I forgot my password to my Toshiba laptop, what to do? This article will show you the methods how to reset Toshiba laptop password on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP efficiently and safely.

1. I forgot my Toshiba laptop password Windows 8

If you still can get into your Toshiba laptop with other user account, PIN code or Picture password that has administrator privilege, you can reset Windows 8 forgot password on Toshiba laptop through Command Prompt quickly and simply.

Step1: Get into your Toshiba laptop, press Windows +X (or click on the Start button to open the Start Menu).

Step2: On the Start Menu, click Command Prompt (Admin).

Step3: Type in the command: Net User <your username> <new password>, press Enter to run the command.

I forgot my Toshiba laptop password windows 8 

2. I forgot my password to my Toshiba laptop Windows 7

Forgot Windows 7 password on your Toshiba laptop? If still can get into your Toshiba laptop with finger print or other user account with administrator privilege, besides the method above can work for you, you also can reset Windows 7 password through Computer Management.

Step1: Get into Windows 7 on your Toshiba laptop, click on the Start button to open the Start Menu.

Step2: On the start menu right click on Computer, select Manage.

Step3: Expand the computer management: System Tools→ Local Users and Groups → Users.

Reset Toshiba laptop password through computer management

Step4: Double-click on Users, select your user name, right-click on it, select Set password…

Step5: When the password reset wizard comes up, click Proceed, and follow the steps to continue.

 

3. I forgot my password on my Toshiba laptop Windows Vista, XP

If you forgot password on Toshiba laptop on Windows Vista or XP, and locked out of your laptop, don’t worry, many password reset programs can help you to unlock your Toshiba laptop efficiently, such as Spower, Asunsoft, Vodusoft windows password reset program.

Chntpw is open source and free software that also can help you to remove Toshiba laptop password.

Step 1: Download Chntpw live cd from the official web sites for free.

Step 2: Run Chntpw to create a boot disk with a USB or writable CD.

Step3: Boot your Toshiba laptop from Chntpw boot disk.

Step 4: Select a user name and remove the password, and then you can unlock your Toshiba laptop.

 

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Lenovo BIOS password reset, recovery, removal

Forgot Lenovo BIOS password or just want to reset or remove Lenovo BIOS password? This article will show you the methods about Lenovo BIOS password reset, recovery, and removal.

1. Lenovo BIOS password reset

This method only works when you still can get into lenovo BIOS settings.

Step1: Get into Lenovo BIOS setting screen, select Security Option, click “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, and then press Enter.

Sept 2: Type in a new password on the text box, when the “Enter Password” hint appears, and then press Enter.

Sept 3: Press any key to continue, when Lenovo BIOS password is changed successfully.

 

2. Lenovo BIOS password removal

Get into Lenovo BIOS setting, remove the BIOS password easily and simply, but it is based on that condition that you still can access BIOS setting.

Step 1: Get into Lenovo BIOS setting screen, on the Security Option, select the “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, and then press Enter.

Step 2: Let the password text box blank when the system ask you to “Enter Password”, and then press Enter directory.

Step 3: Press any key to continue when get the message “PASSWORD DISBLE”.

 

3. Lenovo BIOS password clear

If you forgot Lenovo BIOS password, and can’t get into BIOS settings, you can clear BIOS password with the Command Prompt or cut off the power.

(1) Clear Lenovo BIOS password through Command Prompt

Step 1: Get into Lenovo DOS screen, type in the command following: “C: WINDOWS;”

Debug

– 0 70 10

– 0 71 ff

– q

Exit to get out of the DOS screen

 

(2) Cut power off to clear Lenovo BIOS password

If you can’t get into BIOS settings or the windows system, you can’t get into the DOS to clear BIOS password with command prompt. You can try to change the CMOS jump line or cut off the CMOS power.

<1>. Open the case box, find the COMS jump line, transform the jump lime from 1-2 stitch insert into the 2-3 stitch.

<2>. Or open the case box, find the CMOS battery, get it out for five minutes, the BIOS password can be cleared automatically.

(3) Using generic CMOS passwords

If you forgot your Lenovo BIOS password, and can’t get into BIOS or windows system, you can use the generic BIOS password to get into BIOS setting or Windows system.

 

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Asus BIOS password reset/recovery/removal

This article mainly describes the methods about BIOS password reset/recovery/removal on Asus computer. BIOS password can prevent others from accessing or changing your computer BIOS setting, but unfortunately, if you forgot BIOS password, it will bring a lot of trouble. So, when you set a password on BIOS, it is better for you to learn about that how to reset or remove BIOS password.

1. Asus BIOS password reset:

This method only works when you know your Asus computer BIOS password.
Step 1: Get into BIOS setting screen with the password, select Security Option,
click “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, press Enter.
Step 2: When the “Enter Password” hint appears, type in a new password on the text box, and then press Enter.
Step 3: When the BIOS password is changed successfully, press any key to continue.

2. Asus BIOS password removal:

If you still remember your Asus BIOS password, you can remove it easily and simply.
Step 1: Get into BIOS setting screen with the password, select Security Option, click “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, press Enter.
Step 2: When the message “Enter Password” appears, don’t type in the password, press Enter directory.
Step 3: When you get the message “PASSWORD DISABLE”, press any key to continue, and then your ASUS password has been removed successfully.

3. Asus BIOS password clear:

When you forgot the BIOS password, and can’t get into the BIOS settings or windows system, you have to crack it.
(1) Crack Asus BIOS password with command prompt
This method works when you can’t get into BIOS settings, but still can get into windows system.
Step 1: Get into ASUS computer DOS screen, type in the command after “C:WINDOWS>;”:
debug
–    0 70 10
–    0 71 ff
–    q
Step 2: And then use the exit command to get out of the DOS screen.
Tips: Some of the BIOS versions are different, and the command above may not work for you, you can try with the program below:
Debug
–    0 71 20
–    0 70 21
–    q
Use the exit command to get out of DOS screen, restart computer and press the Del key to get into the BIOS screen, and then you will find that you no more need to type in the password to get into BIOS.

 

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I have a Toshiba laptop and I forgot my password

I have a Toshiba laptop, with Windows 8 system, but unfortunately I forgot my password, any safe and effective method to recover my Toshiba laptop password if I have not create a password reset disk? Yes, this article will describe the methods how to recover Toshiba laptop forgot password on Windows 7, 8, Vista, XP.

Solution 1: I forgot my Toshiba laptop password Windows 7

Try to have a think about the user account on your Toshiba laptop, if you still can get into laptop with other user accounts with administrator privilege, then you do not need to create a password reset disk to reset Windows 7 password on your Toshiba laptop. You just need to get into system with the administrator account.

<1>. Click “Start” to open the Start Menu, right-click Computer, select Manage.

<2>. Expand Computer Management list: System Tools → Local User Groups → Uses.

i have a Toshiba laptop and i forgot my password windows 7

<3>. Expand the User list, select your user account, right-click on it, select “Set password…”

<4>. When the hint message pups up, click Proceed to continue.

<5>. And then you can follow the instructions to reset or remove Windows 7 password for your Toshiba laptop.

Tips:

If this method does not appropriate for your situation, don’t be disappointed, the methods below can also work for windows 7 system.

Solution 2: I have a Toshiba laptop and forgot my windows 8 password on it

If you are locked out of Toshiba laptop Windows 8, and can’t get in with PIN code or Picture password, recover Toshiba laptop password with a password reset disk is a good idea. If you have not created a windows 8 password reset disk, don’t worry, create one with a USB or CD/DVD.

How to create a password reset disk when locked out of laptop and forgot password?

Step 1: Download a Windows password reset program on an accessible pc.

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard program trial version free download

Step 2: Install it on the accessible pc, insert a USB or writable CD/DVD, click USB device or CD/DVD.

select device

Step3: Click Begin Burning to create a password reset disk.

create a password reset disk

When you get the message “Burning successfully” it means you have created the password reset disk successfully.

Below will show you how to reset Toshiba laptop forgot password with the password reset disk.

Step 4:Take the password reset disk insert into your Toshiba laptop, restart/start your laptop, set Toshiba laptop to boot from USB drive or set laptop to boot from CD/DVD-ROM.

Step 5: When the password reset program comes up, select the system on your Toshiba laptop, click on your user account.

Step 6: Click Reset button on the program, unplug password reset disk (USB device or CD/DVD), click Reboot, click Yes to continue.

Forgot my Toshiba laptop password windows 8

Tips: This method can work on Toshiba laptop Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP.

Solution 3: I forgot my Toshiba laptop password Windows Vista/XP

I have a Toshiba laptop and I forgot my password on Windows Vista/XP, what to do?

If you do not want to use the method above, try with Offline NT Password & Registry Editor that is open source and free software which supports all windows from NT 3.5 to windows 7, and also the Windows server 2003, 2008.

<1>. Download Offline NT Password & Registry Editor password reset CD/USB bootdisk from the official sites.

<2>. Boot off a USB or CD disk to do the password reset.

<3>. Select your user name and remove or reset password on your Toshiba laptop.

<4>. Restart laptop, and you will log in.

 

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I lost my laptop password Windows 8, 7

What to do if I lost my laptop password installed with Windows 8 or Windows 7? Can I get into laptop without password? Or any methods to find back my laptop password? If I can’t find back my laptop lost password, can I reset a new one on my laptop without current password?

Yes, you can reset your laptop lost password without current password.

Case 1: I lost my laptop password Windows 8 but still remember the PIN code or Picture password

PIN code or Picture password is very command on Windows 8, with the reasons that they are very convenient to login laptop and very easy to remember but difficult to guess by others. So, if you lost your laptop system password but still can get into laptop with PIN code or Picture password, it is very easy to reset windows 8 password.

You can reset the password with Net User command or through Computer Management easily and simply.

Reset Windows 8 lost password through Computer Management

<1>. Get into laptop with PIN code or Picture password.

<2>. Press Windows +X (or click Start button) to open the Start Menu.

<3>. On the Start Menu, right-click “Computer”, select “Mange”.

<4>. Expand the computer management, System tools, Local Users and Groups, Users.

<5>. On the right panel user list, right-click your user account, select “Set Password…”.

reset laptop lost password through computer manage

<6>. And then you can follow the wizard to reset a new password on your windows 8 laptop.

 

Reset laptop lost password on windows 8 with Net User Command

<1>. Get into laptop, open the Start Menu.

<2>. On the Start Menu click “Command Prompt (Admin)”.

<3>. On the Command screen type in: Net User <your user name> <the new password>.

reset laptop lost password through command prompt

Case 2: I lost my laptop password Windows 7

If lost your laptop password and locked out of your windows 7 system, don’t be disappointed, a windows 7 password reset USB can help you to get into laptop without password.

Step1: Create a Windows 7 password reset USB

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard trial version free download

  • 1.2 Insert a USB into the pc, run the software, click Burn to USB.

create a windows 7 password reset USB

When get the message “Burning successfully”, it means the windows 7 password reset USB has been created successfully.

Step2: Set laptop to boot from the USB drive

  • 2.1 Take the password reset USB insert into your laptop that lost password.
  •  2.2 Restart/Start your laptop, press Boot Menu Key  repeatedly when the logo appears.

set laptop to boot from USB device

  • 2.3 Select the USB device, press Enter to save the setting.

Step3: Remove laptop password following the password program

  • 3.1 When the Vodusoft password reset program comes up, click Reset, unplug USB device, click Reboot.

reset laptop lost password on windows 7

Tip: When get the hint message, click Yes to continue.

Step4: Get into laptop without password when the password is removed

 

Assembly Board

Desktop Computer

Laptop

Board Brand

Boot Menu key Desktop brand Boot Menu key Laptop brand Boot Menu key

ASUS

F8

HP

F12

HP

F9

GIGABYTE

F12

DELL

ESC

DELL

F12

ONDA

F11

Acer

F12

Acer

F12

COLORFUL

ESC or F12

ASUS

F8

ASUS

ESC

MSI

F11

Lenovo

F12

Lenovo

F12

BIOSTAR

F9

Hasee

F12

Toshiba

F12

SUPOX

ESC

Hasee

F12

SOYO

ESC or F12

SAMSUNG

F12

ECS

ESC

SONY

ESC

YESTON

F8

Gateway

F12

MAXSUN

ESC

FOXCONN

ESC

Intel

F12

ASROCK

F11

SPARK

ESC

UNIKA

ESC

pcasl

F10

TOPSTAR

F11 or F12

JETWAY

F8

locked out of my computer forgot password windows 8, 7, Vista, XP?

“I am locked out of my computer forgot password , Windows 8 , what to do?Any simple methods to unlock my windows 8 computer?” Question from Abel

This article will show you the methods how to unlock your computer or laptop, if you are locked out of computer, no matter you forgot password on Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP.

 

 

 

 

 

Locked out  of my computer forgot password Windows 8, 7, Vista, XPLocked out of computer forgot password on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP

Get into computer with other administrator account and then reset your Windows account password through Command Prompt. Command Prompt is the most simple and easy way to reset password if you forgot password.

1. Get into computer with other account.

2. Click Start button to open the Start Menu, click “Command Prompt” (or click Run…, type in command, press Enter to open the Command Prompt).

3. On the Command Prompt screen, type in the command: Net User username newpassword, press Enter to run the command.

reset forgot password through command prompt

Note:

The “username” is your windows user account name, the “newpassword” is the new password you want to reset on your account.

When you get the message “The command has completed successfully”, it means you have reset windows password successfully.

 

If Locked out of computer forgot password windows 8If locked out of computer forgot Windows 8 password but still can get in with PIN code or Picture password

If forgot Windows 8 password, but still can get into computer with PIN code or Picture password, besides reset password through Command Prompt, you also can reset windows 8 password via Computer Management.

1. Get into windows 8 computer with PIN code or Picture password, open the Start Menu, right-click “Computer”, click “Manage”.

2. Expand the Computer management, System Tools, Local Users and Groups, Users.

3. Open the Users, right-click on your account, select “Set Password…”.

reset computer forgot password through computer manage

Locked out of my computer forgot password windows 7Locked out of Computer forgot password Windows 7

Forgot Windows 7 password on laptop or desktop computer? If you can’t get into computer with the administrator account, don’t worry, you can reset windows 7 password with password reset disk. If you have not created a windows 7 password reset disk, create on with Vodusoft Windows password reset program.

1. Install Vodusoft Windows password reset standard program on an accessible pc.

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard program trial version free download

2. Insert a USB or CD to create a password reset disk.

create a password reset disk

3. Take the password reset disk insert into your windows 7 computer, set computer to boot from the reset disk.

4. When the password reset program comes up, click Reset, unplug reset disk, click Reboot to restart computer.

reset windows 7 forgot password with standar program

5. And then you can get into your windows 7 computer without password.

Locked out of computer forgot password Windows XPLocked out of computer forgot password Windows XP

Windows XP has a administrator account whose password is blank by default, you can get into windows XP computer with the administrator account, or get into the Save Mode. And then reset Windows XP password through Command Prompt. If administrator account is the only account, you can unlock your windows XP computer or laptop with a password reset disk. If you have not created a windows XP password reset disk yet, create one with Vodusoft Windows password reset program.

 

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Windows Server 2008 r2 administrator password crack/hack

When you forgot Windows server 2008 r2 administrator password, a password cracker can help you to crack or hack the forgotten password efficiently and safely.

Windows Server 2008 password crack/hack with Vodusoft windows password reset program

1. Get and run Vodusoft Windows password reset special program on an accessible pc.

Vodusoft Windows password reset program trial version free download

2. Insert a USB, select USB device, click Burn to USB to create a Windows Server 2008 password reset usb.

Burn to usb

3. Or insert a writable CD, select CD/DVD device, click Burn to CD/DVD to create a Windows server 2008 password reset cd disk.

Burn to CD

4. Take out the USB or CD , insert into the windows server 2008 pc, and set the locked pc to boot from USB or CD.

If have difficult in setting computer to boot from the reset disk, you can refer to the articles:

5. When the Vodusoft password reset wizard comes up, click Reset, password will be set to Vodusoft@2012, unplug the reset disk, click Reboot to restart Windows server 2008.

Windows server 2008 password crack with software

Windows Server 2008 password hack with VB script

1 Download windows server PE live cd from the official sites.

2 Burning a USB or CD to bootable disk with burning software, such as NERO or UltraISO.

3 Set windows server 2008 pc to boot from BIOS or Boot Menu with the USB or CD.

4 Insert Windows PE boot disk to windows server 2008 pc, and restart the pc.

5 Create a VB script following the steps, when the windows PE starts.

  • 5.1 Use “Regedit” to run Windows PE Registry, load registry file “System” of windows serve 2008 to Windows PE registry.
  •  5.2 Upload registry file “system” of windows server 2008.
  • 5.3 Eject Windows PE boot disk, and then restart windows server 2008.

6 Login windows server 2008 with the new password you reset.

 

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