How to install or reinstall Windows 8 on Lenovo with a USB

Get something wrong with the Windows 8 OS on your Lenovo laptop or desktop? And want to clean install or repair the Windows 8 system by yourself? If you do not have an installation disk, you also can install or reinstall the Windows 8 on your Lenovo pc with a USB easily and efficiently.

Following this article will show you the detail steps:

Step 1: Prepare a Windows 8 ISO image file and a USB disk.

Step 2: Download a Windows 8 USB installer tool.

. Windows 8 USB installer Tool downloads or free

Step 3: Install the Windows USB install tool – Finalbooster, and run it on the computer.

Install Finalbooster

Step 4: On the program, click on Browse button to select a Windows 8 ISO image file.

click on the browse button

Step 5: Connect a USB with the computer, and select the USB device on drop-down list, click on Burn to USB button to burn the Windows 8 ISO image file to the USB disk.

select a Windows 8 ISO image file and burn it to USB

Step 6: After Burning successfully, take the USB disk, insert into your Lenovo computer that you want to install Windows 8.

Step 7: Start/restart Lenovo pc, press BIOS Entry Key (F2) to get into BIOS settings.

How to set computer to boot from USB Drive

Step 8: When the BIOS screen comes up, press right/left key to move to the Boot Menu, press Up/Down key to move to the USB device, press +/- key to set the USB to the first boot list.

Tips:

The steps to set your Lenovo pc to boot from the Windows 8 USB installation disk is very important, if you have difficult in setting computer to boot from USB flash drive, you can ask for help from somebody else who is good at computer, or refer to the article: How to set computer to boot from USB flash drive.

Step 9: When the Windows 8 installation program comes up on your Lenovo pc, select the language and other preferences, and then click on Next, and follow the directions on the Windows 8 installation screen to finish the steps.

 

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How  to reinstall/install Windows 7on Asus laptop

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Detail steps to reinstall/install Windows 7on Asus laptop

You can reinstall or install Windows 7 on Asus desktop computer easily with a Windows 7 disk. But it may be a little difficult on Asus laptops or Asus tables, because most of them do not support a CD drive. In this case, you can try to use a USB to create a Windows 7 USB installation disk and install Windows 7 efficiently.

1. Create a Windows 7 USB installation disk

  • 1.1 Get a Windows 7 ISO image file that you can ask for it from friends or download from the official site.
  • 1.2 Download a Windows 7 USB install tool and install it.
  • 1.3 On the Finalbooster program, click on “Browse” button, and then select a Windows 7 ISO image file.

click on the browse button

  •  Select the Windows 7 ISO image installation file that you have prepared.

select windows 7 iso image file

  • 1.4 Connect with a USB, select the USB on drop-down list, and then click on “Burn to USB”.

burn windows 7 iso file to usb

Tips:

The burning process will take a few minutes, please wait for it patiently. When you get the message “Burning Successfully”, it means the Windows 7 USB installation disk has been created successfully.

burn windows 7 iso file to usb successfully

2. Set Asus laptop to boot from the USB disk  

  • 2.1 Take the Windows 7 USB installer disk you just created to connect with the Asus laptop you want to install Windows 7.

. 2.2 Boot the Asus laptop from boot menu directory

  • 2.2.1 Press Boot Menu Key (ESC) immediately when the power on and Asus logo appears.
  • 2.2.2 When the Boot Menu comes up, press UP/DOWN key to move to the USB device, and then press Enter to continue.

Set computer to boot from USB device

. 2.3 Set Asus laptop to boot from USB disk on BIOS settings

  • 2.3.1 Press the BIOS Entry Key (DEL) immediately and repeatedly when power on and Asus logo flash.
  • 2.3.2 When the BIOS screen comes up, press Right/Left key to move to the Boot Menu.

move to the boot menu

  • 2.3.3 Press Up/Down key to move to the USB device, and use the +/- key to set the USB device to the first boot list.

select usb boot device

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

Tips:

When the Windows 7 installation screen comes up, it means you have set Asus laptop boot successfully from Windows 7 USB installer disk. If it gets to the logon screen directory, it means you failed to set Asus laptop to boot from USB.

3. Install or reinstall Windows 7 on Asus laptop

  • 3.1 On the Windows 7 installation screen, select the preferences on drop-down list, and then click on “Next” to continue and follow the instructions to finish the installation steps.

install windows 7

 

 

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Windows 8 shortcut Keys

Windows 8 has a great touch screen interface, that give users a refreshed experience. But if in the laptop or desktop computer, they have not touch screen, we have to finish the operations through mouse key or keyboards. And the Windows 8 shortcut keys play an important role. What are the Windows 8 shortcut keys? Below this article will show you all of the Windows 8 shortcut keys. You do not need to remember all of the shortcut keys, you just need to remember the several frequently-used shortcut keys.

The two frequently-used shortcut keys:

Win + I, Open Settings

Win + X, Open Desktop Start Menu

If you do not remember the shortcut keys, you can search for it on the tables below:

Metro Charm Shortcuts:

Keyboard        Shortcut Result                 Mouse 

Win +C          Open Charms                   Hover Top right corner then move down

Win + F          Open Search Charm on Files       Hover top right corner|Search|Files

Win + W         Open Search Charm on Settings     Hover top right corner|Search|Settings

Win + Q          Open Search Charm on Active App  Hover top right corner|Search

Win + H          Open Share Charm               Hover top right corner|Share

Win + I           Open Settings Charm             Hover top right corner|Settings

Win + K          Open Devices Charm              Hover top right corner|Devices

Desktop Shortcuts: 

Keyboard         Shortcut Result                  Mouse

Win +D           Show Desktop                   Click Desktop tile

Win + E           Open Windows Explorer           Click Explorer tile

Win + I            Open Settings Charm             Hover top right corner|Settings

Win + X            Open Desktop Start Menu         Hover bottom left corner|right-click

Win + R           Open Run Dialog               Hover bottom left corner|right-click Run

Win + T           Cycle through Desktop apps on the    Hover bottom left corner|right- click

Taskbar                         Hover across Taskbar|click

Alt+Tab            Open next App                   Hover bottom left corner|right- click

Hover across Taskbar|click

Alt + 1 to 9        Open the pinned Taskbar application  Hover bottom left corner|right- click

Hover across Taskbar|click

Other Shortcuts

Key board         Shortcut Resut                    Mouse

Win + L           Lock Computer                    Start page|[User]|Lock

Win + P           Second screen options         Hover top right corner then move

Down|Devices|Second screen

Win + ,           Desktop peek

Win + O          Lock screen rotation

Win + V          Cycle through toasts

Win +Shift +V      Cycle through toasts in reverse

Win + U             Ease Access Center

Win + Enter          Launch Narrator

Win + =             Magnifier, Zoom In

Win + –              When Magnifier, Zoom out

Internet Explorer Shortcuts:

Ctrl + Tab             Cycle through open Tabs

Ctrl + Shift +p          Open an Inprivate Tab

Ctrl + T               Open a new Tab

Ctrl + F4              Close the active Tab

Tab                  Move forward through items on a Web page

Shift + Tap             Move backwards

Enter                 Active the select item

Ctrl + P                Print page

Ctrl + L                 Open Address bar

Backspace              Go back to previous Web page

Shift + Backspace        Go forward to previous Web page

If forgot Windows 8 PIN code, Picture password, System password what to do?

We can login Windows 8 with PIN code, Picture password or System password, but if you lost or forgot them accidently, what to do? Here we will discuss about the methods according the conditions we will meet with.

Windows 8 screen

Condition 1: Lost or forgot Windows 8 PIN code, but still can login to computer with Picture password or system password

In this case, you can login to computer with Picture password or system password to change the PIN code, and then you can login with the new PIN code you set next time.

Step 1: Get into Windows 8 screen with Picture password or system password.

Step 2: Press Windows key + I (or move the mouse key to the right-top corner) to open the settings.

Step 3: Click on Change PC settings.

windows 8 change pc setting

Step 4: On the PC settings, click on Users, and then click on Change PIN code.

change pin code

Step 5: Type in the system password to confirm, and then type in the new four numbers to be PIN code.

Condition 2: Lost or forgot Windows 8 Picture password but still can log on computer with PIN code or system password

On this case, you can get into your Windows 8 computer with the PIN code or system password to change the Picture password.

Step 1: Get into Windows 8 computer with PIN code or system password.

Step 2: On the PC settings, click on Users, and then click on Change Picture password.

windows 8 change picture password

Step 3: Type in the system current password to conform, and then select a new picture and draw three features.

 

Condition 3: Lost Windows 8 system password but still can get into computer with PIN code or Picture password

On this condition, you can get into your Windows 8 computer with the PIN code or Picture password, and then reset your system password through command prompt.

Step 1: Get into your Windows 8 computer with PIN code or Picture password.

Step 2: Press Windows key +X (or click on the Start button) to open the Start Menu.

Step 3: On the Start Menu, click on Command Prompt (Admin).

command prompt on start menu

Step4: On the Command Prompt screen, type in: Net User <your username> <new password>, and then press Enter.

reset forgot password with command prompt

Condition 4: Can’t login Windows 8 computer with PIN code, Picture password, event system password

If you are unfortunately lost System password, and event can’t login to computer with the Picture password or Pin code, it would be very frustrated. In this case, you can remove your Windows 8 password with a password reset program efficiently and quickly.

Here will take Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program for example:

Step 1: Get Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program from and accessible pc and install it.

install Vodusoft Windows password reset special

Step 2: Insert a USB into the accessible pc, select the USB device on the drop-down list, and then click on Burn to USB to create a Windows 8 password reset USB.

Burn to a USB boot disk

Step3: Unplug the USB disk, insert into your Windows 8 computer, and set the computer to boot from the USB boot disk.

Step 4: When the Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program comes up, you can follow the steps on it to remove Windows 8 forgotten password efficiently.

reset Windows 8 password with vodusoft special

Step 5: And then you can get into your windows 8 computer without password.

 

 

 

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How to Delete Saved Passwords in Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9

It is very easy and simple to delete saved passwords from the Internet Explorer, no matter in IE 6, 7, 8, 9, it just takes a few steps.

The steps to delete Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 and 9 saved passwords are similar, so here will just take Internet Explorer 7 for example:

Internet Explorer 7:

1. Open the Internet Explorer 7.

2. Click on Tools in the menu bar, and then select the Internet Options.

Open Internet Options

3. On the Internet Options, select General, and then click on Delete…

Click Delete button

4. On the Internet Browsing History windows, click on Delete passwords…

Delete saved passwords in ie

5. If you get the message “Are you sure you want to delete all previously saved passwords?”, click on Yes.

Tips:

If you don’t want to save all of the passwords on the internet explorer automatically, you can set it as bellow:

  • On the Internet Explorer Options, select content, and then click on Settings.

Click on Settings

  • On the AutoComplete Settings, uncheck the checkbox “User names and passwords on forms”, and then click on Ok.

uncheck the checkbox

How to change my Wi-Fi password simply

With the widely spread used of mobile devices, the requirement of Wi-Fi network is increase day by day. And your Wi-Fi password is easier to broken with the improvement of Wi-Fi password cracker. If you think your Wi-Fi password has been finally hacked by your neighborhood, it is time to change/reset your wireless network’s password.

Follow this article will show you how to change Wi-Fi password efficiently:

Tools prepare:

  •  Wireless router
  • Network cable
  •  Windows 7

Computer parameter settings:

(1) Use the network cable to connect the computer network export with one of the router’s WAL interface.

(2) Double click on the Local Area Connection picture button.

(3) When the Local Area Connection Status windows appears, click on the Properties button.

Local area connection status

(4) On the Local Area Connection Properties windows double-click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option.

Local area connection properties

(5) Set IP address on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties windows.

Internet protocol version 4 properties

(6) On the internet explore address bar type in the address like: http://171.151.0.1

Tips: This address depends on your Wi-Fi IP address.

 

Change your Wi-Fi password:

(1) When logon the wireless router, click on the “Wireless option”.

(2) Select the “Wireless basic setting” option on the left panel.

(3) Select your Wi-Fi password protect type, such as wep type.

(4) Change your Wi-Fi password, and then click on Apply.

 

Change your Wi-Fi router login password

(1) Log into your Wi-Fi router, the default user name is admin, default password is blank.

(2) When get into your Wi-Fi router, click on the “Tools” option.

(3) Select “Set password” on the left panel.

(4) Change your Wi-Fi router login password, and then click on Apply.

 

 

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How to Break Wi-Fi Password

Found a Wi-Fi signal on your laptop or cell phone? And want to connect with it? But how disaster, It asked you for password! I met with this case too before, but I break the Wi-Fi password successfully at last. Here I am glad to share with you the experience how to crack Wi-Fi password.

Note:

This article mainly discuss about the methods to break Wep Wi-Fi password, not the Wpa password. Because the Wpa is much more difficult to break then the Wep password.

This article is appropriated for computer beginners. Here are the detail steps:

Prepare:

1. A computer with WLAN card or a laptop.

2. Search a breakable Wi-Fi signal that is encrypted with the web password, such as the signal around your house.

3. A USB at least has 2 G free space.

4. Download BackTrack3.

5. Download spoonwep2 a powerful Wi-Fi password break program.

Installation:

1. Format your USB, select the system file FAT32.

2. Extract the BackTrack3 you download and copy it to the USB, and then you can see two files, boot file and BT3 file.

3. Begin to install BackTrack3

  • 3.1 Click on Start to open the Start Menu, click Run…, type in CMD, and then press Enter.
  • 3.2 Type in your USB drive serial, here in my computer is H, so I type in H:, and then press Enter.
  • 3.3 And then type in cd boot, press Enter to get into boot file.
  • 3.4 At last select bootinst.bat, press Enter, and then the BackTrack3 program begin to install.
  • 3.5 When the hint screen comes up, press any key to continue, and then after 10 minutes, the USB will bring the system into BackTrack3.

4. Integrate the spoonwep2 software

  • 4.1 Extract the spoonwep2 you downloaded, and then copy the six .lzm files in to the USB \bt3\modules file.

How to break Wi-Fi password:

1. Insert the USB into your computer, and then restart computer, press BIOS Entry Key to get into the BIOS settings, and then set the USB to the first Boot option.

Tips: On different computers, the BIOS Entry Keys are different, such as press F2, Del or F1 when the power on.

2. After your computer boot from the USB, will get into the BT3 system automatically (If need, select the vesa mode).

3. Start the spoonwep2 software.

3.1) On the Start Menu, click backtrack →radio network → analysis → 80211 →all → spoonwep2

3.2) When the spoonwep2 program starts, you will see the WLAN card settings screen, and then set the local WLAN card interface one by one.

3.3) Select the WLAN card chip type, and the search mode, and then click on Next.

3.4) When get into the search screen, click on the LAUNCH button begin to search.

3.5) The program will list the Wi-Fi information for you, click on a Wi-Fi signal, and then click on “selection ok”.

3.6) After a few minutes the Wi-Fi password will be broken, and then you can get back to the windows and use the password to connect with the Wi-Fi.

 

 

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I can’t remember my laptop/desktop computer password

“I can’t remember my Asus laptop password, and have no reset disk, can I get into my Asus computer without password? If can, how? Can anybody give me any details? Thanks in advance!” — Question from Carl.

I forgot my Windows 8 password on my Asus desktop computer too, a few days ago. I have no reset disk and can’t get into computer with other administrator password, so I remove my windows password with a USB boot disk that created by a Vodusoft Windows password reset program. And then get into my Asus computer without password.

Here I am glad to share with my experience how to use Vodusoft Windows password reset standard program. This method can works on all of the laptop or desktop computers, such as Dell, HP, Toshiba, Lenovo, Asus.

Step 1: Download Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Standard program from an accessible computer and install it.

Download Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Standard program free trial version

Step 2: Insert a USB, click on USB device, and then click on Begin Burning to create a USB boot disk.

burn to a usb boot disk

Tips:

Before to be created a boot disk, the USB will be initialized, make sure there are no important data on the USB or backup the data on it.

Step 3: Take the USB, insert into Asus computer, and set it to boot from the USB boot disk.

How to set Asus computer to boot from USB boot disk?

  •  3.1 Restart Asus computer, and press the BIOS Entry Key (F2) repeatedly during the boot process.
  • 3.2 When get into Asus BIOS settings, click on Advanced Options, and then move to the Boot Menu option (or click on the Boot Menu option).

move to the boot menu

  • 3.3 On the Boot Option, select the USB boot disk, and then set it to the first boot option.

Step 4: When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program sets up, select Windows system, and your user account.

Step 5: Click Reset, Yes to remove password; Click Reboot, Yes to save change and restart computer.

remove the forgotten password

If you still can get into computer, you can open the Command Prompt, type in the command: Net User <user name> <new password> to reset password.

If the Methods above do not work for you, and you do not know what to do, ask for help from your computer vendor, or take your computer to repair shop for repairing.

If reinstall windows, have a think about that if there are important data on your computer hard disk, if have, please backup the important data first.

If can’t remember Windows 8 Password what to do

Can’t remember your Windows 8 password? If you still can get into your computer with administrator privilege, reset the password easily by yourself without any program and device. If not, remove or reset the forgotten password with password software in case data lose.

can't remember windows 8 password

Solution 1: Get into Windows 8 and reset forgot password without software and device

When you can’t remember your Windows 8 system password, you still can get into the system with picture password, PIN code or Microsoft account. Steps to do:

Step 1: Get into your Windows 8 computer with PIN code or Picture password that you have created.

Step 2: Right-click on Start button or press Windows +X to open the Start Menu.

Step 3: Right-click on Computer, select Manage (or click on Computer Management directory).

windows 8 computer management

Step 4: Expand the Computer Management panel: System Tools\Local Users and Groups\Users.

reset windows 8 forgot password

Step 5: Double-click on Users to open the user list, right click on your user account, select Set password…

Step 6: When the hint message pups up, click on Proceed to continue.

click proceed

Step 7: Type in the new password to reset password, you also can let it blank to remove password. Follow the wizard to finish the steps.

Note:

If you are not local user and have no administrator privilege, you can’t change the password with this method.

 

Solution 2: Can’t remember Windows 8 password, and locked out of computer

Vodusoft Windows password recovery special version can help to reset or remove Windows 8 password efficiently and safely without any data lose, it also can help to add or delete user account on Windows 8 computer.

Here will mainly show you how to remove or reset Windows 8 password with Vodusoft Windows password reset special:

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

Vodusoft Windows password reset program special version free trial download

Step 2: Insert a USB or writable CD/DVD into the computer, and then click on Burn to USB (or Burn to CD/DVD that depends on what removable device you insert).

Burn to a USB boot disk

Step 3: When the bootable password reset disk is burning successfully, take it out and then insert into your Windows 8 computer.

Step 4: Restart pc and then set your Windows 8 computer to boot from USB drive or CD/DVD.

Step 5: When Vodusoft Windows password reset program comes up, follow the steps one by one on the wizard to do.

Windows 8 forgot password reset

Step 6: When the password is remove or reset, take out the removable device (USB or CD/DVD), and click Reboot, Yes to restart your Windows 8 computer. When get to the logon screen, logon with the password you reset.

 

Solution 3: Get your computer to repaired or restore windows 8 system

If you do not want to reset your Windows 8 password with the password reset program, and don’t be afraid of losing data on your computer, you also can:

(1) Take your computer to repair shop for repairing.

(2) Restore your Windows system to the early backup point if you have backup your system before.

(3) Reinstall your Windows 8 system.

(4) Restore your computer to factory mode.

 

 

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How to Use Chntpw to Reset Windows 8 Password

Chntpw, open source and free software, can help to remove/reset password on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8. Here, in this article will show you the details how to use Chntpw to reset Windows 8 password.

Step 1: Download Chntpw password reset Image file from net site: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/.

Step 2: Use a CD/USB to burn the ISO image file to a boot disk.

  •  2.1 Insert a USB or CD/DVD into the pc where you download Chntpw, and run the Chntpw program.

Step 3: Set your Windows 8 computer to boot from the boot disk.

  •  3.1 Take out the boot disk (USB or CD/DVD), and then insert it to the Windows 8 computer that you want to remove or reset password.
  •  3.2 Restart the computer, press BIOS Entry Key or Boot Menu key to set up the Boot Menu.

Step 4: Reset or remove your Windows 8 admin password on the Chntpw program.

  • 4.1 When the Chntpw program starts, select your use name and remove password from it.

Step 5: Save the change and exit Chntpw program, reboot your Windows 8 computer.

Step 6: When get to the windows logon screen, you can log into without password.

Tips:

If it still rejects you with the message “user name or password is incorrect”, it means the Chntpw has failed to remove or reset your Windows 8 password.

 

At last, if the Chntpw password reset program doesn’t work on your Windows 8 computer, you can get the Vodusoft Windows password reset program to recover Windows 8 password efficiently.

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard trial version free download

 

 

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