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.

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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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