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

 

BIOS Entry Key table:

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