Windows 8 USB Install Tool

Windows 8 USB Install tool can help you to install Windows 8 from a USB flash drive easily and efficiently. If you want to install or reinstall (repair) Windows 8 on your computer, you just need to download a Windows 8 .ISO file, download Windows 8 USB Installer for free and prepare a USB flash drive.

Following this article will show you how to install Windows 8 with a USB flash drive.

Main steps to install Windows 8 with the Windows 8 USB install tool:

 

Detail steps to create Windows 8 install USB disk and use it to install Windows 8:
step 1 Get Windows 8 USB Installer that you can download for free and install it on a computer.

step 2Create Windows 8 installation USB disk.

  • 2.1 Click “Browse” button to select a Windows 8 ISO image file that you can download from Microsoft Office site.

click on the browse button

  • 2.2 Select Windows 8 installation image ISO file.

select the windows 8 installation image file

  • 2.3 Insert a USB into the computer, and select the USB on the drop-down list, and then click on “Burn to USB” button to burn the ISO image file to USB flash drive.

burn to usb on finalbooster

Tips: It will take a few minutes to burn the ISO image file to a USB flash drive, please wait for the process patiently until you get the message “Burning Successfully!”.

burning successfully on finalbooster
Step 3Set the computer to boot form the Windows 8 install USB disk.

  • 3.1 Connect the USB disk with the computer where you want to install/repair Windows 8.
  • 3.2 Restart the computer to get into the BIOS Settings or Boot Menu to set computer boot from the USB flash drive.

Tips: If you have difficult to set the computer boot from the Windows 8 install USB disk, you can refer to the article: How to set Computer to boot from USB flash drive.
Step 4Install Windows 8 following the direction on installation screen.

  • 4.1 When the Windows 8 installation screen comes up, it means you have set your computer to boot successfully from the Windows 8 install USB disk.
  • 4.2 Select the language and other preferences on the drop-down list, and then click “Next” to continue.

install windows 8 following the direction

  • 4.3 If you are sure to install Windows 8 on your computer, click on the “Install Now” button to start the installation.

 

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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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Password Protect Email Outlook

The security of email is more and more important in nowadays with the widely used of net work. How to protect email outlook with the password? And how to prevent the email password from hacker? This article will discuss the methods with you!

Method 1: Encrypt personal file to protect email password

The sent and received Email are stored in a file that we can create password to protect it. How to set a password on the Email file? Below will show you the detail steps:

(1) Open the Outlook, find Personal file, right-click on Personal file, and then select Personal file properties.

(2) Click on Advanced, click on Change Email password, and then on the password text box type in the old password, new password, and the confirm password.

 

Method 2: Use the Email filtering rules

If you receive thousands of emails every day, then it is hard for you to find the email you want, that will waste you a lot of time. And what is worse, sometimes, you will get the rubbish email which may bring you virus.

How to create a filter on Outlook Email:

Step 1: Get into Outlook 2000, on the Tools bar select Rules wizard, on the right panel click on New to add the email filter rules.

Step 2: Select the rule: Check the email when it arrives.

Step 3: Click on “Protect email password Next”, and then select the requirement: “My name is not on the receiver box”, and then click on Next.

Step 4: Select how to deal with the rubbish email, you can select move to a file, and then if you want to read it next time, you can recover it. If you select delete it forever, then you can’t find it forever.

 

Method 3: Backup your email password information to prevent email password from hacking

How to backup the email information:

Step 1: Copy all of the email file to E: mymail.

Step 2: On the Outlook Express, click on Tools, and then select Options.

Step 3: Click on Maintenance, click on stored file.

Step 4: Click on Change, select the E: mymail for the stored file, and then click on Yes.

 

 

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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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How to Reset Windows 8 Enterprise Forgot Password

What to do if you forgot your Windows 8 Enterprise administrator or domain login password and locked out of your computer? It would be very frustrated when you are urgent to use it but can’t get into computer.

Windows 8 Enterprise forgot  password

1. Ask for help from people who are good at dealing with windows problem

If you are locked out of your computer and have no idea what to do, you can ask for help from others who are good at dealing with computer problems, such as:

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

(2) Ask for help from your computer vendor.

(3) Restore your computer to factory mode or reinstall Windows by yourself.

2. Reset Windows 8 Enterprise forgot password with a windows password recovery program

If there is another accessible computer beside you, you also can get a password program to recover lost password. Many Password recovery programs on the internet for you, such as Vodusoft Windows password reset standard/special/enterprise version.

Detail steps how to use Vodusoft Windows password reset program to reset Windows 8 Enterprise forgot password:

Step 1: Download Vodusoft Windows password reset program from an accessible pc and install it.

Step 2: Insert a USB, select the USB device on drop-down list, click on Burn to USB to create a bootable USB disk.

Burn to a USB boot disk

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

  • 3.1 Restart your locked computer, and press the Boot Menu Key (F2 or other keys) repeatedly the soon logo flash.
  • 3.2 When the Boot Menu appears, move to the USB removable device, and then press Enter to set it boot.

select usb boot device

Step 4: When the Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program comes up, follow the instructions to reset Windows 8 Enterprise password.

  • 4.1 Select Windows 8 Enterprise from drop-down list, click on your user account.

Reset Windows 8 Enterprise forgot password

  • 4.2 Click Reset, click Yes to remove password; Take out USB device from your computer, click Reboot, click Yes to restart computer.

Step 5: When the password is reset successfully and get to the logon screen, log into computer with the new password you reset. Most of the password programs would remove your user account password directory, so you can login without password.

3. Get into your Windows 8 Eterprise computer with another user account

If you still can get into your computer with other account that has administrator privilege, you can reset your own password without a password program or reset disk. You can reset it directory with the Command Prompt.

Step 1: Get into your computer with other user account, press Windows + X to open the Start Menu, click on Command Prompt (Admin).

command prompt on start menu

Step 2: On the black and white screen, type in: Net User <your user name> <the new password>, and then press Enter.

reset forgot password with command prompt

4. Crack forgot password with Windows 8 Enterprise password reset disk

If you have created a password reset disk from your Windows 8 Enterprise computer before forgot password, you can use it to recover the password easily.

You just need to insert the password reset disk into your locked computer, and restart it to the logon screen, type in a wrong password, press Enter, and then click on OK;

click on OK

Below the password text box, you can see the Reset password… link, click on it, and then follow the password reset wizard to finish the steps.

Windows 8 click on reset password

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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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