Windows Server 2012 Forgot Administrator Password

How to recover Windows server 2012 forgot administrator password? If you still can get into computer with another administrator count, you can reset password without any reset disk. If you have no other accounts, but have a password reset disk, you also can reset password simply and quickly.

However, if you have no other accounts or password reset disk to get into computer, don’t be disappoint, you do not need to reinstall windows, create a Windows server 2012 password reset usb or cd disk, and use it to reset password.

Method 1: Use an administrator account to recover Windows Server 2012 forgot password

Step 1: Get into windows with administrator account, click Start to open Start Menu.

Step 2: Click Command Prompt (or click Run… type in: command, press Enter) to open it.

Step 3: On Command Prompt screen, type in: Net User <user name> <new password>, and then press Enter.

Method 2: Use a password reset disk to recover Windows server 2012 forgot administrator password

Step 1: On the logon screen, type in a wrong password, you will get the incorrect password hint, click OK, click Reset password … below the password text box.

Step 2: When the password reset wizard set up, follow the instructions to finish the password reset process.

Method 3: Recover Windows Server 2012 administrator forgot password with a USB.

Step 1: Download and install Windows password reset special program on an accessible computer.

Windows password reset special program trial version free download

Step 2: Insert a USB, click “Burn to USB”.

create a windows server 2012  password reset usb

Step 3: Unplug the USB, connect to your windows server 2012 pc.

Step 4: Restart/start server 2012 and set computer to boot from the USB drive.

Step 5: When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program comes up, reset password following the steps.

recover windows server 2012 forgot password

.5.1 Select windows server 2012, click on your user account name.

. 5.2 Click “Reset”, pay attention to the hint message, click “Yes” to set your password to “Vodusoft@2012”.

. 5.3 Unplug the USB from your locked computer, click “Reboot”, click “Yes” to restart server.

. 5.4 Log into windows server 2012 with password “Vodusoft@2012”.

Tips:

If you do not have a USB, you can also use a writable CD to create a password reset disk, the steps are same with the USB.

I Forgot My Excel Spreadsheet Password for a file

Forgot Excel 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013 Spreadsheet password for a file? I forgot my Excel 2007 workbook protected password too before, here I am glad to share with you my experience how to open Excel file if password is forgotten.

Steps how do I open my password protected excel file:

Get Vodusoft excel password recovery programGet Vodusoft Excel password recovery program and install it on your computer.

Vodusoft Excel password recovery trial version free download

Select Excel password forgot file Launch password recovery program, click Open to select your excel password forgotten file.

recover excel password

select attack mode Choose a password Attack Mode.

hoose excel file password attack mode

There are Brute-force, Mask, Dictionary, Smart attack modes for you to choose.

If you still remember part of the password, combine the Brute-force attack mode with the Mask attack mode. It will shorten much time on the process to recover password for you if part of the password is specify.

adjust excel file passord attack settingsAdjust the attack settings according to your password situation.

. 4.1 Select Brute-force, select character range options. Click Length to specify the Minimal and Maximal password length.

specify password length

. 4.2 Select Mask, specify password on the Mask text box.

specify password symbol

For example, if your password is vodusoft, and you forgot the last four characters, you can specify the password like “vodu????”, replace the forgotten character with “?”.

start to recover excel spreadsheet file  forgot passwordClick Start to begin to recover excel spreadsheet file forgot password.

When the password is found out, it will show out for you, Copy it to Open the protect excel file with the password.

excel 2007 password recovery

I see many similar questions, like “I forgot my Excel sheet protection password, how to open a protected excel file without the password?

As a matter of fact, if you have created a password on the excel sheet, you can’t open it without password, unless you remove the password from it. However, it is difficult to remove password from Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 without knowing password.

 

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Windows Server 2008 password reset with usb disk

Forgot or lost Windows Server 2008 Local/Domain administrator password? In this document will show you how to create a windows server 2008 password reset USB, and then use it to reset password efficiently and safely.

If you have created a Windows Server 2008 password reset disk on your computer, using it to unlock forgotten password is very simple and easy. However, if you have not created a password reset disk on your computer, you can create a Windows Server 2008 password reset usb on another computer, and then use it to reset password instantly.

Here are the steps how to create a windows server 2008 password reset usb

Step 1: Prepare a writable USB, download and install Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Special on an accessible pc.

Vodusoft Windows password reset special trial free download

Step 2: Insert the USB and launch vodusoft password program, select usb device, click Burn to USB.

http://www.vodusoft.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Burn-to-usb.png

Step3: When get the message “Burning successfully”, take out the password reset usb.

The details how to use windows server 2008 password reset usb

Step 1: When you have created the Windows server 2008 password reset usb successfully, insert it to your windows server 2008 pc.

Step 2: Restart/start your pc, set it to boot from Boot Menu directory or set it to boot from BIOS.

  • 2.1 If set pc to boot from Boot Menu, press Boot Menu Key repeatedly, when the power on and pc logo flash. When Boot Menu gets up, press ↑↓ key to select the USB device, then press Enter.

boot menu

  •  2.3 If set pc to boot from BIOS, press BIOS Entry Key immediately when pc starts. When BIOS screen gets up, press ◄ ► key to move to the Boot Menu, press ↑↓ key to select USB device and set it to first boot list. Press F10, Enter to save change.

select item

Step 3: When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program comes up, following the steps on it, select the system, user account, press Reset, Yes to set password to Vodusoft@2012, click Reboot, unplug USB device, Yes to restart pc.

Windows server 2008 password reset with usb

Your password is set to Vodusoft@2012, log into windows server 2008 with it.

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

 

BIOS Entry Key table:

Bios Entry Key table

 

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Locked out of Windows XP Professional Forgot Password

Locked out of Windows XP Professional forgot password? Easy and simple methods in this article show you to unlock Windows XP professional laptop/desktop computer.

It would be very frustrated when you forgot password and cannot log into windows XP professional. But don’t be annoyed with it any more, take a few minutes to read about this article, and choose the best and appropriate one to get out of the problem as soon as possible.

Case 1: Locked out of windows XP professional? Reset forgot password with password reset disk.

If you have create a windows XP professional password reset disk before forgot password, then you can use it to reset password easily.

<1>. Start computer to the Windows XP professional logon screen, type in a wrong password, press Enter.

<2>. When the incorrect password hint pups up, click OK, click Reset password… link below the password text box.

<3>. When the password reset wizard comes up, click Next, type in the new password, confirm password, password hint that can help you to remember password.

<4>. Click Next, Finish to restart pc, log into windows XP professional with the password you reset.

Case 2: Cannot log into Windows XP professional? Unlock laptop\computer with USB.

If you are locked out of laptop\computer and forgot the password have not created a password reset disk, you can unlock laptop\computer with a USB.

First, create a windows XP password reset iso file on the USB to create a boot disk.

Windows password reset standard trial version free download

  •  Insert a USB into the computer, launch password software, click USB device

select USB device

  •  select usb device, click Begin Burning

Begin burning

Second, set computer to boot from the USB disk

  • Take out the USB, insert it into your windows XP locked pc
  • Boot your Windows XP pc, press BOIS Entry Key repeatedly to get into BIOS
  • On the BIOS screen, move to the Boot Menu

move to boot menu

  • Set USB device to the first boot list, press F10, Enter to save setting

How to set computer to boot from USB

Third, unlock Windows XP professional following the steps

  • When Vodusoft password reset program sets up, select Windows XP professional, click your user name.

unlock Windows XP Professional forgot password

  • Click Reset, Yes to remove windows xp password
  • Take out the USB disk, click Reboot, Yes to restart pc
  • Log into Windows XP Professional without password

Case 3: Still can get into Save Mode or system with administrator account? Reset Windows XP professional password without reset disk.

If you forgot Windows XP professional password but still can get into Save Mode or computer with the administrator account, you can reset or remove windows XP professional password with the Net User Command that without any disk and software. Most of the Windows XP system has a default administrator account whose password is blank.

So you can get into computer or save mode with the administrator account without password, and then click Start to open the Start Menu, click Command Prompt, on the black and white screen type in command: Net User username newpassword, press Enter to run the command.

 

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How to unlock active directory account with software if forgot password

How to unlock active directory account if forgot password? This article will show you the details about password reset in active directory.

Vodusoft Windows password reset special version can help you to reset windows server 2012, 2008, 2003, 2000 active directory user account password. It also can help to create\delete active directory user account.

Steps how to unlock active directory account with Vodusoft Windows password reset special:

download windows programPrepare a USB or CD\DVD, download and install Vodusoft Windows password reset special on an accessible computer.

Vodusoft Windows password reset special version free download

create a password reset diskInsert the USB or CD\DVD into the accessible pc.

  •  2.1 Insert a USB, select USB device, click Burn to USB

Burn to USB

  • 2.2 Insert a CD\DVD, select CD\DVD-ROM, click Burn to CD\DVD

Burn to CD

step3 to set locked laptop to boot from usb or cdTake the USB or CD\DVD out, insert into windows server where you want to unlock active account.

boot windows server Boot windows server from the USB or CD-ROM

  •  4.1 Restart\start locked computer, press BIOS Entry key immediately when the logo flash
  • 4.2 Get into BIOS, press key to move to the Boot Menu

move to boot menu

  • 4.3 If boot from USB, use ↑↓ or + – key to set USB device to the first.

select item

  •  4.3 If boot from CD\DVD-ROM, set CD device to the first .
  •  4.4 At last, press F10, Enter to save change.

save change

reset active directory passwordWhen Vodusoft password reset program set up successfully, select Windows server, and user account name. Click Reset, password will be set to Vodusoft@2012, write down the password on the note book. Unplug removable device (USB or CD), click Reboot.

Unlock active directory account

When go to the logon screen, get into windows server with Vodusoft@2012 password you just set.

Bios Entry Key table:

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Windows Server 2012 Password Reset\Recovery

Forgot Windows Server 2012 Administrator Local/Domain password? And finding methods to reset Windows Server 2012 password? This article will show you the methods to recover server 2012 password with or without password reset disk.

Solution 1: Reset Windows Server 2012 password with a password reset disk

You can reset Windows Server 2012 password easily and simply with a password reset disk created on your windows server 2012. However, forgot password and have not created a password reset disk yet? Create one on another computer.

Windows server 2012 password reset step 1Prepare a USB or CD, download Vodusoft Windows password reset special program on another accessible computer.

Windows password reset special program free tial version

create a password reset disk Insert USB or CD into the computer, run the password program, click Burn to USB.

step3 Take the USB or CD, insert into your server 2012 computer.

set windows server 2012 computer to boot Start\restart your server 2012 computer,

Windows server 2012 password reset When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program comes up, follow the wizard to reset windows server 2012 password.

  • 5.1 Select windows server 2012, click your user name.
  • 5.2 Click Reset, click Yes, please remember the password you set.
  • 5.3 Click Reboot, unplug USB or CD device from computer, click Yes.

reset Windows server 2012 forgot password

When your computer restarts to the logon screen, type in the password you just reset, and then get into computer.

 

Solution 2: Windows Server 2012 reset password by Command

If you have got into your windows server 2012 computer, you can reset the password quickly with net user command.

Step 1: Click Start, click Command Prompt.

Tips: If you do not see the command prompt, click Run…, type in: command, click OK.

Step 2: On the command prompt screen, type in: Net User <user name> <new password>

Step 3: Click Enter to run the command.

windows server 2012 reset password

When get the massage “The command complete successfully”, it means you have reset your server 2012 password successfully.

 

Solution3: Forgot Windows Server 2012 password? Reset with another user account.

If you forgot Windows server 2012 password and locked out of computer, try to get into with another user account that has administrator privilege.

Step 1: Get into your server 2012 computer, click Start, right-click Computer, select Manage.

Step 2: Expand the computer management by: System Tools → Local Users and Groups → Users

Step 3: Right-click user name, click Reset password … link

Step 4: Follow the wizard steps to reset windows server 2012 password.

 

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