Windows 8 Start Menu

The missing of Start menu in Windows 8 cause a strong debate, some people think that the classic Start Menu has been a part of the operating system, they can’t live without it. However, some other people have the point that now we are just not accustomed to the new Metro interface, we should learn about the new things, but not stay in the old things.

Will Microsoft bring back the Start menu? There is no doubt that windows 8 is an outstanding operating system with the beautiful Start screen. But every coin has two sides, windows 8 users are often annoyed with the problem that they have to change between the Start menu and Metro interface. What is worst, some users can’t find the windows 8 Start button or  the Shutdown button.

If you want to recover the classic Start menu without any software program, take a few minutes to carry out the method below:

1. On the Bottom-left corner, click on the Start button, and then click on Run… or Use the Windows Windows 8 Start menu +R to open the search box.
2. Type in: “regedit” and then click on OK or press Enter to open Registry.

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3. Expand the Registry: KEY_CURRENT_CONFIG\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer

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4. Click on Explorer, and double-click on RPEnabled, change the value from 1 to 0, and then click on OK to save the change and exit.
5. Then the classic Start menu gets back. If you want to change the start menu to the windows 8 current style, you just need to change the RPEnabled value back to 1.

Tips: Pay attention to that the Metro UI interface will be disable when you change the value to 0.

 

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Windows 8 remove password

Want to login windows 8 automatically? Forgot Windows 8 password and locked out of windows 8? The best way is to remove windows 8 password to let it blank, then the next time when you start your windows 8 computer to log on screen, you just need to click on your user account, and it will logon in automatically.

How to remove windows 8 password? There are many methods for you to choose, take the best one to carry out according to your different occasions. 

Three ways to remove windows 8 password:

  1. Remove windows 8 password through shortcut key
  2. Remove windows 8 password via log in with PIN code
  3. Remove windows 8 password with password software when forgot login password

1. Remove windows 8 password through shortcut key

A complex password may be very difficult for you to remember, and it is usual to forget that will cause a lot of problem. And I think it is a troublesome thing to type in password every time we logon windows. Why not remove the password if we have no important data in our computer in order to let our windows login automatically? Simple steps just below:

  •  Press on “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” and select Change a password, then the Change a password wizard below will appear.
  • Type in the Old password, and then let the New password blank to remove password.
  •  Click on the next button to save the change, then you can receive the message “Password has been change successfully”.

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2.Remove windows 8 password via log in with PIN code.

Forgot windows 8 system password? If you still can log into windows 8 with PIN code or picture password, get into your computer and then remove windows 8 password simply and fast through Net User Command.

First, press Windowswindows 8 button + X to open Start Menu, and then click on Command Prompt (Admin).

Next, on the Command Prompt Type in: Net User <user name> “” to remove windows 8 password.

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Tips: Please remember to let the password blank, and the <user name> is your account name which one you want to remove password.

3.Remove windows 8 password with password reset disk

Forgot password and locked out of windows 8? If the methods above do not work for you, don’t disappoint, you can still remove windows 8 password with windows 8 password recovery disk efficiently and safely.

If you have created a windows 8 password reset disk before, then you can use it to remove windows 8 password quickly. If not, you can create a Vodusoft windows password reset disk right now and use it to reset windows 8 password.

step 1 Download Vodusoft Windows password reset software, install it and launch it in another accessible PC.

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard trial version free download

step 2Insert a USB or CD, and choose USB Device or CD/DVD, and then click Begin Burning to create a windows bootable disk.

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Locked out of windows 8 forgot password

 Step 3Take out the bootable password reset dick and insert into the locked computer that you want to remove password.

Step 4 to set computer to boot Restart the locked computer, and set the computer to boot from password reset disk.

step 5 to remove windows 8 passwordSelect the Windows 8 System and the user account name, click on Reset, when the message box pups up, click on Yes. Click on Reboot and unplug the removable device when the prompt message appears, and then click on Yes to restart your windows 8 computer.

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Log in windows 8 with PIN code

Windows 8 System support PIN code setting and log in, support SIM card of Windows and table PC. In addition to windows 8 system passwords and windows 8 picture password, we can also set PIN code on windows 8. It is very convenient and fast for users to log on windows 8 with PIN code, it logs into computer as soon as you type in the last digit of PIN code. So users do not need to press Enter key or click on Submit button to get into windows.

PIN code is Personal Identification Number abbreviation, and the SIM card is the Personal Identification code. PIN code is a kind of safety protection measures to prevent data stolen. If users input three wrong passwords to log on, the windows will be automatically locked.

If you haven’t created a PIN code for windows 8, the steps below show you how to set up a PIN code for windows 8 log on.

Step 1: Point your mouse key to the top-right corner or click on “Win+I” button, to show the menu bar, and then click on Settings

Login windows 8 with pin code

Step 2: Click on “Change PC settings” on the bottom of the Settings.

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Step 3: on the Windows 8 PC Settings, select “Users”, and then click on “Create a PIN”.

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Step 4: Type in your windows 8 system password and click on OK. If your current account has a password, windows 8 will require you to input current account password first.

Step 5: Type/ retype 4 digits in the PIN text box and click on Finish to create a PIN code.

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Since you have created PIN code, next time when you login windows 8, it will requires you to input PIN code by default. If you want to change the logon methods, you can click on “login options” to change to the picture password or system password option. What is more, if you forget your system password, you can reset windows 8 password through logging into windows with the PIN code.

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Windows 7 home basic password reset

Forgot Windows 7 home basic login password? And locked out of windows? Don’t worry, and don’t hurry up to format your hard disk and reinstall your windows. In this article, yo will learn several simple and effective methods to reset the password for your windows.

1. Use windows 7 password reset disk to reset the lost password.

Windows 7 Password reset disk is the easy use password reset tool for recovering windows 7 password. A few clicks can help you get round your lost password.

1. On log on screen, click one use and attempt to login windows.

2. When password error message appears, click “OK” to close it.

3. Click the “Reset password” to start password reset wizard, and you can follow the wizard to reset the password step by step.

If you usually forget your windows 7 login password, it is better to create a password reset disk.

2. Recover windows 7 home basic password with Vodusoft password software

Vodusoft Windows password Reset is effective and reliable password recovery software designed for reset lost password for windows 7 and other windows without any old password. With the built-in burning feature, this software can help to create a USB or CD/DVD windows password reset boot disk easily. What you need is a writable USB flash drive or CD/DVD disc.

Steps to use Vodusoft Windows Password:

Step 1: Get Vodusoft Windows 7 Password Reset Software and install it windows.

Step 2: Create a Vodusoft windows 7 password recovery disk. Insert USB flash disk or blank CD/DVD disc, and then click “Burn to USB” or “Burn to CD/DVD” to create a password recovery disk.

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Step 3: Set the locked windows 7 computer to boot from USB or CD-ROM.

Step 4: Insert Vodusoft windows 7 password recovery disk to the locked computer, and restart it to boot from password recovery disk.

Step 5: When Vodusoft password program starts, select a user account, and click the “Reset” button to set a new password for it.

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Step 6: Click “Reboot” to restart computer, and login with new password.

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Windows 7 home premium forgot administrator password

Windows 7 home premium forgot administrator password? How to reset the password and regain access to windows? In this article, i will show some workable ways for you to get rid of your windows password when forgot.

Windows 7 home premium is a widely used edition of windows7, which has most of the feature of windows 7 and cost less compare to professional and ultimate edition. Forgetting windows 7 login password is a common thing, but it is not a annoyed thing, because we have many ways you will learn these ways soon to reset the lost password easily when forget login password.

1. Reset Windows 7 home premium password with windows 7 password reset disk.

Windows 7 password reset disk is the easiest use password reset tool for resetting lost password for windows 7. So if you have one you can use it to recover the lost password, if you don’t have one , create one immediately.

Steps to use Windows 7 password reset disk:

  • Step 1: Starts Windows to log on screen.
  • Step 2: Click a user account you want to reset its password, and then press “Enter” to log in. When message “The user name or password is incorrect” appears, click “OK”.
  • Step 3: Click “Reset Password…” text button under password box to start password reset wizard.
  • Step 4: Insert Windows 7 Password Reset disk, and then you can follow the step by step wizard to create a new login password to the current user.

2. Reset Windows Home premium password with Vodusoft password software.

Vodusoft Windows Password reset Standard is reliable and effective professional password reset software for reset lost password for windows 7/vista/xp/2000/2003/2008.

Steps to use Vodusoft Windows Password reset Standard:

Step 1: Get Vodusoft Windows 7 Password Reset Software and install it windows.

Step 2: Create a Vodusoft windows 7 password recovery disk. Insert USB flash disk or blank CD/DVD disc, and then click “Burn to USB” or “Burn to CD/DVD” to create a password recovery disk.

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Step 3: Set the locked windows 7 computer to boot from USB or CD-ROM.

Step 4: Insert Vodusoft windows 7 password recovery disk to the locked computer, and restart it to boot from password recovery disk.

Step 5: When Vodusoft password program starts, select a user account, and click the “Reset” button to set a new password for it.

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Step 6: Click “Reboot” to restart computer, and login with new password.

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Windows vista home premium password reset

Forgot password to windows vista home premium? And locket out of your windows? Don’t panic. This article shows you 3 simple and effective vista password recovery methods to reset Windows vista home premium password in few minutes.

Method 1: Reset Windows vista home premium password with password reset  disk.

With a vista password reset disk, you can reset lost password for the user on your vista system. So if you have a windows vista home premium password reset disk, just use it.

Steps to reset vista user password:

  • 1.Boot your vista to the  log in screen.
  • 2. Click the user your want to reset it password, and press “Enter” to log in.
  • 3. When login with wrong password, a message “The user name or password is incorrect” appears. Click “OK” to close the message.
  • 4. Click “Reset Password…” under password box, a password reset wizard will start.
  • 5. Insert Vista password reset disk and follow the wizard to create a new password to the locked user.

Method 2: Reset Windows vista user password with Vodusoft Password Software

Vodusoft Password Software can help you reset a new password to the user whose password you have forgotten and don’t have a vista password reset disk.

Step 1: Get Vodusoft Windows Vista Password Reset software and install it to a accessible windows.

Step 2: Create a Vodusoft Password Reset disk.

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  • 2.1 Run Vodusoft Password Reset software.
  • 2.2 Insert USB disk or CD/DVD disc.
  • 2.3 Click “Burn to USB” or “Burn to CD/DVD” button to create a Vodusoft Password Reset disk.

Step 3: Access to the BIOS and set the locked computer to boot from USB Drive or CD-ROM.

More information about set your compute to boot from USB drive or CD-ROM, please refer to the following guide:

Step 4: Inset Vodusoft Password Reset disk to the locked computer and restart the locked computer.

Step 5: When Vodusoft Password Reset software starts, select a user account, and click “Reset” button to reset a new password to the selected user.

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Step 6: Click “Reboot” button to restart the locked computer, and you can log on with new password.

Method 3: Reset Windows vista home premium password with Chntpw

Chntpw is open source and free software, which can remove vista password offline.

  • 1. Download Chntpw live cd from official site: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/
  • 2. Create a USB or CD/DVD boot disk with Chntpw live cd.
  • 3. Boot your locked vista computer from chntpw boot disk.
  • 4. Select a vista user and remove its password.
  • 5. Reboot the locked computer and login with new password.