Forgot Windows 8 admin password, any recovery methods?

“I forgot my Windows 8 admin password, can’t login computer, is there any windows 8 admin password recovery methods help me to recover forgotten password and get into computer?”

Yes, you can recover Windows 8 admin password with or without disk according to your condition.

1. Forgot Windows 8 admin password? Recover with a USB or CD

I f you are locked out of Windows 8 laptop/desktop computer, and have not created a password reset disk, you can recover windows 8 admin password with a USB or CD/DVD, and then log into computer.

Steps how to recover windows 8 admin password with USB or CD

step 1 to download windows program Download Vodusoft Windows password reset program and install it on an accessible pc.

Vodusoft Windows password reset program trial version free download

Step 2 to create a password reset disk Insert a USB or CD to the pc, launch the password program.

  • 2.1 If insert a USB, click “USB device” button, click “Begin burning”.

forgot windows 8 admin password

  • 2.2 If insert a CD, click “CD/DVD” button, click “Begin burning”.

Step 3  Take out the USB or CD insert into your Windows 8 locked computer.

Step 4 to set computer to bootRestart/start the locked computer, set it to boot from USB or CD/DVD.

step5 to recover windows 8 password When the Vodusoft password reset program comes up.

  • 5.1 Select Windows 8 system and admin user account.

Windows 8 admin password recovery

  •  5.2 Click “Reset”, password will be set to blank, click “Yes” to continue.
  • 5.3 Disconnect USB or CD/DVD, click “Reboot”, click “Yes” to restart computer.
  •  5.4 When get to the logon screen, click on user account to get into windows.

 

2. Recover Windows 8 admin password with password reset disk

If you have created a windows 8 password reset disk before you forgot password, you can use it to reset password quickly and easily.

Steps how to recover Windows 8 password with password reset disk

<1>. On the logon screen, type in a wrong password, press Enter.

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

<3>. When password reset wizard comes up, click “Next” and follow the instructions to do.

 

3. Forgot Windows 8 admin password? Reset without any recovery disk

If you still can get into Windows 8 system with PIN code, Picture password or other administrator account, then you can reset windows 8 admin password without reset disk.

<1>. Get into Windows 8 system, press “Windowswindows 8 button + X” to open Start Menu.

<2>. Click “Command Prompt”, on the black and white screen type in: Net User <username> <new password>, press “Enter” to run the command.

forgot windows 8 admin password reset

<3>. When get message “the command has completed successfully”, it means the password has been reset successfully.

 

4. Windows 8 admin password recovery with freeware

Chntpw is an open source and free program that can help to recover Windows 8 admin password. But it is based on console text, it may be a little difficult to carry out.

<1>. Prepare a USB or CD, download Chntpw from official net.

<2>. Insert a USB or CD into the pc to create a live disk.

<3>. Take the USB or CD insert into the windows 8 locked computer, and set it to boot from the bootable disk.

<4>. Select the system and user name to remove password.

 

 

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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.

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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Reset Password Windows Server 2008 Raid

Forgot Windows Server 2008 Raid password? In this article will show you the ways to reset server Raid password quickly. Be patient and take a few minutes to read about this document, you will get help from it.

Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Raid edition can help you to recover Windows server 2008, 2012, 2003, 2000 password on DELL, HP, IBM, ASUS, and LENOVO with RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4, RAID 5, RAID 5e, RAID5ee, RAID 50, RAID 6, RAID 7.

The steps how to reset password Windows Server 2008 Raid:

create a password reset diskCreate a password reset disk

  • 1.1 Prepare a Writable CD\DVD or USB insert into an accessible pc.
  • 1.3 If insert a CD\DVD, click CD\DVD, click Begin burning.
  •  1.4 If insert a USB, click USB device, click Begin burning.
  • 1.5 When Burning successfully, it means the password reset disk has been created successfully. Take out the password reset disk, insert it into your windows server 2008 locked computer.

set computer to boot from reset diskSet Computer to boot from the password reset disk

. 2.1 Restart your locked computer, press BIOS Entry Key repeatedly when the logo flash, until BIOS screen comes up.

  • 2.2 When get into BIOS screen, press ◄ ► key to move to the Boot Menu.
  • 2.3 Press ↑↓+/- key to set removable device (your USB or CD\DVD) to the first boot list.
  •  2.4 Press F10, Enter to continue.

Reset windows server 2008 Raid passwordReset Windows Server 2008 Raid password

  • 3.1 When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program set up, select Windows server Raid system, click user account.
  •  3.2 Click Reset button, Yes to set password to Vodusoft@2012.
  •  3.3 Click Reboot, unplug password reset disk from your lock pc, click Yes to restart pc.
  • 3.4 Get into pc with password Vodusoft@2012.

 

BIOS Entry Keys in different computers:

  •  DELL Inspiron, Dell Dimension, Dell Precision, Dell Optiplex, Dell Vostro, Dell XPS press F2
  •  Dell Latitude press Fn+F1
  •  Hp and Compaq Desktop PCs (Built in 2006 or later (came with Vista or Windows 7, 8)) press F10
  • Hp and Compaq Desktop PCs (Built before 2006 (XP or earlier)) press F1
  • HP Notebook PCs press F10
  • ASUS press F2
  • Lenovo press F2

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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.

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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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Windows 8 Home Premium Administrator/Domain Password Reset

Forgot Windows 8 Home Premium Administrator/Domain password on your laptop/desktop computer? And want to remove or reset your Windows 8 Home Premium password? This article will discuss the methods with you, and you just need to take a few minutes to read about the methods below, and pick the best and appropriate one to carry out efficiently.

Method 1: Change Windows 8 Home Premium Administrator/Domain password quickly with short cut key

If you still remember windows 8 Home Premium password, and just want to change the password to a stronger or simple one. You can change it quickly and easily with the short cut key “Cirt+Alt+Del”.

<1>. Get into computer, press Cirt+Alt+Del, click Change a password on the Task manage list.

<2>. Type in the Old password and New password, Confirm new password.

<3>. Click the next arrow to save the change. You also can click on the Create a password reset disk link to create a password reset disk to prevent from forgetting password.

change windows 8 home premium password

Method 2: Reset Windows 8 Home Premium Administrator password by getting in with Picture password

The Picture password on windows 8 is easy to remember, so if you have created a picture password, you can get into computer with the picture password, and then reset windows 8 home premium Local\Domain Administrator password with Net User Command simply.

<1>. Get into windows 8 pc with picture password.

<2>. Press Windows +X to open the Start Menu, click Command Prompt (Admin).

<3>. Run it with Net User Command: Net User <user account name> <new password>

windows 8 home premium password reset with command

Tips: If you are not familiar with the net user command refer to the image tutorial below.

Method 3: Reset Windows 8 Home Premium Local password through computer Management

Of course, if you forgot windows 8 home premium system password, you also can get into computer with PIN code. Then you can reset windows 8 Local user password through Computer Mange.

<1>. Log into pc with PIN code, press Windows +X to open Start Menu.

<2>. Right-click Computer, select Mange.

<3>. Expand the computer management: System Tools\Local Users and Groups\Users

<4>. On the Users list, right-click on username, click Set password… link

<5>. Follow the password reset wizard to reset password.

Method 4: Reset\remove Windows 8 Home Premium Administrator/Domain password with password reset disk.

If the methods above are not appropriate for your case, a password reset disk can help you to reset windows 8 home premium administrator \domain password efficiently. Forgot windows 8 password, and have not created a password reset disk yet? Create one with a password reset program instantly, and then use it to reset windows 8 forgotten password.

create a password reset disk Create a password reset disk with a password reset program

Download Vodusoft windows 8 password reset standard program free trial version

  • 1.2 Prepare a USB or CD, insert it into the accessible pc.
  • 1.3 Run the Vodusoft program, select the USB device or CD/DVD, and click Begin burning to create a password reset disk.

Begin burning

set windows 8 computer to boot from password reset diskSet windows 8 Home Premium computer to boot from the password reset disk

  •  2.1 Transfer the password reset disk insert into your windows 8 home premium pc.
  •  2.2 Start your windows 8 pc, press Boot Menu Key immediately and repeatedly until the Boot Menu sets up.
  • 2.3 Use the Up and Down key to select the removable device, press Enter to save the change.

Tips: The removable device is your USB or CD/DVD you use to create password reset disk, the device name may be displayed variously in different pc. And the Boot Menu Keys in different computer may be different, you can refer to the Boot Menu Key table at the end of this article.

If your computer has no Boot Menu Key, you can set your computer to boot from USB drive or CD.

Reset windows 8 home premium administrator or domain passwordReset windows 8 home premium administrator \domain password

  •  3.1 When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program comes up, select windows 8 home premium system, and your user account, click Reset, Yes agree to set password to blank.
  •  3.2 Click Reboot, unplug the removable device, click Yes to restart pc.

windows 8 home premium password reset

 

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

 

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Forgot Windows 8 Ultimate Password how to reset

If I forgot my windows 8 Ultimate administrator password, how to reset it efficiently? I don’t want to reinstall my windows 8 system and lose any data. Administrator is the only user account on my windows 8 computer, but I forgot the logon password, how can I reset my administrator password or get into computer without current password?

Locked out of your windows 8 ultimate laptop/desktop computer forgot password?

Reset Windows 8 ultimate administrator password with password reset disk.

Have not created a password reset disk yet? Create one with a USB.

Below this article, will show you how to create a password reset disk with USB, and then use it to reset windows 8 ultimate administrator password.

 

Example 1: Reset Windows 8 ultimate forgot password with Chntpw freeware

“Chntpw” and “Offline NT password and registry editor” are free programs that are based on the console text to reset forgotten password for windows 8, 7, Vista, XP domain user.

Here just take Chntpw as example, mainly steps as follow:

<1>. Get Chntpw from the official net: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

<2>. Prepare a usb and insert into an accessible computer.

<3>. Run Chntpw program to create a password reset disk with usb.

<4>. Transfer the usb insert into windows 8 ultimate pc, and set it to boot from usb.

<5>. Remove the administrator password directory with the command.

 

Example 2: Reset Windows 8 ultimate administrator forgotten password with a good interface program

The Vodusoft, Asunsoft, Spower are Windows password reset programs that have friendly interface and good user guide that can help you to reset password for windows 8, 7, XP, Vista domain or local user.

Here will take Vodusoft Windows password reset standard for example, follow the steps below:

step 1 to create a password reset disk Create a windows 8 password reset disk with USB

Download Vodusoft Windows Password Reset standard program free trial

  • 1.2 Install Vodusoft windows password reset program, and insert a usb into the pc.
  •  1.3 Run the vodusoft program, select the USB device, and click Begin burning to create a password reset disk usb.

Tips: When you get the message “Burning successfully!” it means the password reset disk has been created successfully.

step 2 to set windows 8 ultimate computer to boot from usbSet Windows 8 ultimate laptop/computer to boot from usb disk

  • 2.1 Take the usb, insert into your windows 8 ultimate laptop/desktop computer
  • 2.2 Restart your windows 8 ultimate pc, press Boot Menu Key repeatedly when the pc logo appears, until the Boot Menu comes up.
  •  2.3 Select the USB device on the Boot Menu, and press Enter to boot computer.

Tips: If your computer has no Boot Menu key, and can’t set to boot from Boot Menu, you can press the Bios Entry Key to set it to boot from BIOS. If you have difficult in it, can refer to:

step3 to reset windows 8 ultimate forgot passwordReset Windows 8 ultimate forgot password following the Vodusoft password reset program

  • 3.1 When the Vodusoft password reset program comes up, select widows 8 ultimate system, and your administrator user account. You also can click on add user to add another user account on your pc.
  • 3.2 Click Reset, Yes agree to set password blank.
  •  3.3 Click Reboot, Unplug usb device, click Yes to reset password on your windows 8 ultimate pc.

 

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

 

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Windows 8 Professional Forgot Password Reset

Forgot Windows 8 Professional password? And finding methods to reset forgotten password? You can reset windows 8 professional password with net user command or password reset disk.

When you forgot windows 8 professional password, and locked out of computer/laptop, don’t be disappoint, come down to have a think that whether the password is similar with the other passwords you are using, take them to have a try on the password logon screen. If all of the passwords do not work, think about that whether you still can get into your computer with other user accounts. You can get into computer with another user account that has administrator privilege, and then reset windows 8 professional password with command prompt.

  •  Get into windows 8 professional laptop/ desktop computer.
  • Open the start menu, run Command Prompt (Admin).
  •  Run with the command: Net User <user name> <new password>

 

Although, reset windows 8 professional password with command prompt is very easy and simple, it doesn’t work if you can’t get into computer. The methods below may be helpful when you are locked out of windows 8 professional pc.

Reset Windows 8 professional forgotten password with password reset disk

Have created a windows 8 professional password reset disk on your computer? It is very good, it is helpful for you to reset forgot password.

  • On the logon screen, when you type in the wrong password, it will hint you the password is incorrect. Below the password text box, click on the Password reset…link.
  • When the password reset wizard appears, click Next, type in the new password to reset password.
  • When finish the operations, you can get into windows 8 professional computer with new password.

Unlock windows 8 professional forgotten password with windows password reset program

Have not created a password reset disk yet? The windows password reset program can help you to create one. Are you curious about that how to create a password reset disk with password reset program? Here share with you the steps:

Create a password reset disk with Vodusoft windows password reset standard program

Step1: Prepare a USB, download Vodusoft Windows password reset program and install it.

Dowload Vodusoft Windows password reset standard free trial

Step2: Run the password reset program, insert the usb, click USB device.

Step3: Select the usb device, click Begin burning to create a password reset disk.

How to reset windows 8 professional password with the password reset disk

Step4: Set windows 8 laptop/computer to boot from usb

  • 4.1 Take the usb insert into your windows 8 pc.
  • 4.2 Restart windows 8 computer, press Boot Menu key or Bios Entry key immediately and repeatedly when pc logo appears.
  • 4.2.1 If press Boot Menu key, when the Boot Menu sets up, use up and down key to select USB device, and then press Enter.
  • 4.2.2 If press BIOS Entry key, when the BIOS screen appears, move to the Boot menu, set the USB device to the first boot list, press F10, press Enter.

Step5: When the Vodusoft password reset program appears, select user account, click Reset, click Yes to continue, click Reboot, take out the usb from computer, click Yes to restart computer.

Step6: When you get into the logon screen, click on user account name, get into laptop/computer without password.

 

Tips: If you have trouble in setting laptop/computer to boot from usb, you can refer to the article:

How to set laptop to boot from usb drive

 

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