Where do I find my windows 8 product key

This product key recovery guide explains how to find windows 8 product key in registry on your windows 8 computer if you lost the windows 8 CD package.

If you have activated the copy of windows 8 system with the windows 8 product key before, then you can find it with the product key finder instantly.

Steps as below:

Step1: Get Vodusoft Product Key Finder and install it on your windows 8 computer.

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Step2: Click on Start Recovery to find your windows 8 product key on your computer.

start to find product keys

Step3: All of the product keys are displayed on list when they are found, so you can find your windows 8 product key on the list. You also can click on Save to File to save all of the product keys to a file and safe them in a save place in case lost them again.

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Windows 8 password not working

Windows 8 password is not working? You may get the rejection message “The user name or password is incorrect”, when you type the password in the text box and press enter to logon computer but the password is incorrect or not working.

Don’t worry, you can reset or remove windows 8 password with the methods below:

1. Windows 8 password is not working? Still can get into computer with another password

When the windows 8 current system password is not working for you, try to get into computer with other passwords, such as another user account which has administrator privilege, or PIN code, Picture password.

Solution 1: Reset or remove windows 8 not working password via Computer Manage

<1>. Get into your windows 8 computer, press Windows + X to open the Start Menu.

<2>. Right-click on Computer, then select Manage.

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

windows 8 password reset

<4>. Right-click on a user account name, then select Set password…

<5>. Finish the steps one by one following the instructions.

Tips: You can let the password text box blank to remove the windows 8 not working password, and then you can get into computer without password the next time.

Solution 2: Remove windows 8 not working password with Command Prompt

Just two steps to remove windows 8 password with the Net User Command:

Step1: Get into computer, open the Start Menu to select the Command Prompt (Admin)

Step2: On the Command Prompt, type in: Net User <user name> “”

Remove windows 8 password with command prompt

Tips: Please remember the let the password blank to remove the not working password for your user account.

2. Windows 8 password is not working? And locked out of computer

When your windows 8 password is not working, and you are locked out of computer, the methods above do not work for you.

Solution 3: Unlock windows 8 incorrect password with password reset disk

If you have created a windows 8 password reset disk before, then you can use the disk to unlock windows 8 password instantly. However, if not, create one with the Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program is very easy.

step 1 to create windows password reset diskCreate a windows password reset disk

  • 1.1 Prepare a USB and download Vodusoft Windows password reset program and install it.
  • 1.2 Insert the usb and Choose media type, and then click on Begin burning to create a bootable disk.

set windows 8 computer to boot from bootable usbSet locked computer to boot from the password reset disk

  • 2.1 Transfer the password reset disk plug into the locked computer.
  • 2.2 Restart the windows 8 computer, and press the Boot Menu Key immediately and repeatedly.

Tips: Different  computer has different Boot Menu Keys, if you are not sure your computer boot menu key, refer to the table at the end of this article.

  • 2.3 Use the up and down key to select the USB device and press Enter.

boot menu

 

Unlock windows 8 not working passwordUnlock windows 8 not working password, when the Vodusoft windows password reset program pups up.

  • 3.1 Select the windows 8 system  and user account, click on Reset, and click on Yes to remove the not working password.

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  • 3.2 Click on Reboot, unplug the password reset disk, and then click on Yes to restart computer.
  • 3.3 When go to the logon screen, click on the user account to get into system without password.

 

Boot Menu Keys:

 

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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How to unlock DELL laptop forgot password

Locked out of your DELL laptop because you forgot or lost the login password? And are you searching methods to unlock DELL laptop forgot password? Be patient, this article will show you the methods.

Method 1: Unlock DELL laptop forgot password with windows password reset disk.

If you are locked out of laptop forgot password, you can’t get into your laptop to reset password via command prompt or computer management. If you have created a windows password reset disk on your laptop before you forgot password, you can use it to reset forgotten password simply and easily.

<1>. Get to the laptop logon screen, type in an incorrect password, and press Enter.

<2>. Click on Reset password… below the password text box.

<3>. When the password reset wizard appears, follow the instructions to finish the operation.

Method 2: Unlock DELL laptop forgot password with a usb or cd

Have not created a password reset disk yet? The method above does not work for you. But you can create a bootable disk with a usb or cd that also can help you to unlock dell laptop quickly.

Steps as below:

step 1 to install windows password reset programGet Vodusoft Windows Password Reset standard and install it in the accessible computer.

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step 2 to create a password reset disk Create a password reset boot disk with usb or cd.

  • 2.1 Choose media type, USB device or CD/DVD.

Choose media type

 

  • 2.2 Click on Begin burning

step3 to set locked laptop to boot from usb or cdSet your locked laptop to boot from BIOS with the removable device.

  • 3.1 Transfer the bootable device into your locked dell laptop.
  • 3.2 Restart your locked laptop, and press BIOS Entry Key (F2 or Fn+F1) immediately and repeatedly when the power is on until the BIOS screen appears.
  •  3.3 Move to the Boot option, and set the USB drive or CD-ROM as the first boot device, and then press F10 and Enter to restart dell laptop.

unlock dell laptop forgot passwordWhen the vodusoft password reset program starts, select system and a user account and click on Reset.

unlock dell laptop forgot password

reset dell laptop passwordClick on Reboot, and unplug the removable device, and then click on Yes to restart laptop.

Tips: The Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program can reset windows 7, 8, XP, Vista, 2008 r2 password on DELL laptop efficiently and safely.

 

The DELL laptop BIOS Entry:

Dell Inspiron, Dell Dimension, Dell Precision, Dell Optiplex, Dell Vostro, Dell XPS – press F2 to get into BIOS screen.

Dell Latitude – press Fn+F1 to get into BIOS screen

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How to find my windows 7 product key in registry

This guide shows you how to find windows 7 product key in registry on your computer if you lost the product key.

Vodusoft Product key finder is a program that can find all of your windows, Office and other software product keys from the registry quickly.

Here are the steps how to use Vodusoft product key finder to find windows 7 product key in registry.

Step1: Download Vodusoft Product Key Finder and install it on the computer where you want to find product key for windows 7.

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Step2: When the product key finder program starts, click on Start Recovery to find out your windows 7 product key in the registry.

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Step3: When the product keys are found, they will display in list, click on Save to File to save all of the product keys to a text file.

save windows 7 product key to a file

Step4: And then you can find out your windows 7 product key on the text file.

 

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Locked out of my laptop forgot password

Are you locked out of laptop? Forgot password for windows 7 or windows8? And are you looking for password recovery software to unlock your computer? Please keep reading. The guide shows you the efficient and simple way for recovering the lost password.

Method 1: Locked out of laptop? Recover forgot password with password reset disk

When you are locked out of your laptop, recover the forgotten password with a password reset disk is the simplest and quickest way if you have created a password reset disk before you forgot the password.

Steps as below:

<1>. Get to the laptop logon screen, type in a wrong password on the password text box, and then press Enter.

<2>. When the incorrect password hint appears, click on OK, and then click on Reset password… below the password text box.

<3>. When the password reset wizard starts, insert the password reset disk into your laptop and then click on Next to continue.

<4>. Select the password reset disk, and then click on Next.

<5>. Type in new password on the text box to reset a new password on your laptop.

Tips: The steps to reset windows 7, 8, Vista, XP password with a password reset disk almost are the same when you forgot password on HP, Acer, Toshiba, DELL, Gateway, Lenovo, Phoenix laptop.

Method 2: Locked out of laptop? Unlocked it with an efficient program

If you have not created a password reset disk yet when you are locked out of laptop, you can create one now instantly with a password reset program. And then use the password reset disk to reset your laptop password safely and efficiently. There are several password reset programs on the internet, such as Asunsoft, Spower, Vodusoft Windows password reset software.

Here I will take Vodusoft Windows Password Reset standard program for example to show you the steps how to reset your laptop password by yourself.

step 1 to install windows password reset program Get Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program and install it in an accessible computer.

Download Vodusoft Windows Password Reset free trial version

step 2 to create a password reset disk Create a password reset disk with the program

  • 2.1 Insert a usb or cd into the accessible computer where you install the Vodusoft password reset program.
  •  2.2 Click on USB device or CD/DVD to choose the media type.
  •  2.3 Select the device on the drop-down list, and then click on Begin burning.

step3 to set locked laptop to boot from usb or cd Set your locked laptop to boot from USB flash drive or CD/DVD-Rom

  •  3.1 Transfer the usb or cd insert into your locked laptop.
  •  3.2 Restart your laptop, and press the BIOS Entry Key immediately and repeatedly.
  • 3.3 Set the laptop to boot from your device.

Tips: If you have difficult in setting your laptop to boot from BIOS with the password reset disk, refer to:

reset the locked out of laptop forgot passwordd When the Reset program starts, follow the steps to reset your laptop password

  •  4.1Select a windows system and your user account.
  • 4.2 Click on Reset, and then click on Yes if the hint message pups up.
  • 4.3 Next, click on Reboot, when the hint message pups up, unplug the removable device, and then click on Yes to restart your laptop.

Get into laptop When go to the logon screen, get into laptop without password

Tips: The steps to reset windows 7, 8, Vista, XP password with a password reset program are similar on HP, Acer, Toshiba, DELL, Gateway, Lenovo, Phoenix laptop. The difference is the steps to set laptop to boot from Bios, and the different laptop has different BIOS Entry Keys.

 

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MS Access/Outlook 2013 Password Recovery

I saw many questions about forgetting Access/Outlook password from the Microsoft Question Net, such as:

“I set up my outlook account with a user id and password but have not used it to send anything yet, now I cannot remember the password of my outlook I used set. Is there any way to set up a new user or recover password for my outlook on my computer?”

“Hi, I am using MS access 2013 and built a database, and I set a password on the database for security. But unfortunately, I forgot the password, and now I can’t open the open it to see the data. Please help me to recover the password on the access database, thanks in advance!”

Forgot Access/Outlook password? This article will discuss with you the Access/Outlook 2013 password recovery methods. If you lost the Access/Outlook password, you can refer to the methods below to recover the lost password for you.

1. Access database 2013 file password recovery

Steps how to recover Access database 2013 password:

<1>. Download Vodusoft Access Password recovery program and install it in the computer that you place the access file.

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<2>. Launch the vodusoft access password recovery program, click on Open to choose the Access database 2013 file.

<3>. Among the four Attack Modes, select the appropriate one.

Brute-Force Attack: Access Password recovery program can find out a short password quickly, but will take more time to recover a long password.

Dictionary Attack: Access password recovery program will try all password character combinations set in the dictionaries. So if you use the Dictionary Attack, add the possible characters combinations to the dictionary, which will help you shorten the password recovery time.

Smart Attack: Access password recovery program will try all of the printable character combinations, which will take more time to find out a strong password.

Brute-force with Mask Attack: If you remember part of the password, mask the password, specify the unknown characters as “?” symbol. For example, if your password is “vodusoft”, specify it as “vo????soft” on the mask text box.

<4>. Specify the password settings such as the password range, password length, password symbols.

<5>. Click on Start to recover the access 2013 database password.

<6>. When the password is found, copy it to open the access 2013 database file.

2. Outlook 2013 password recovery

The steps to recover Outlook password is similar to the Access, here I will show you the main steps:

<1>. Get Vodusoft Outlook password recovery software and install it on your pc.

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<2>. Click Open to choose the Outlook 2013 password protected file.

<3>. Select the appropriate password Attack Mode, and specify the attack settings.

<4>.Click on Start and begins to recover the Outlook 2013 password.

<5>. Copy the password to open the access 2013 locked file.

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Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 password recovery

Searching Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 password recovery methods? This article will mainly discuss how to recover the office (Word/Excel/PPT/) document protected password efficiently if you forgot the password.

It is very command for us to forget the Excel/Word/PowerPoint password, when we set a strong protected password on the document to protect the important data but have a long time such as a month or two more do not use it.

The Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 password recovery methods:

1. Excel 2013 document password recovery

2. Word 2013 file protected password recovery

3. PowerPoint 2013 protection password recovery

1. Excel 2013 document password recovery

“Is there any methods to recover Excel 2013 sheet password instantly if my excel document protection password is more than 8 characters?” Yes, if you specify the Excel 2013 password recovery settings appropriately, Vodusoft Excel Password recovery program can help you as soon as possible.

Following the steps as below:

<1>. Get Vodusoft Excel Password Recovery program and install it in the windows that you save the excel sheet file.

<2>. Click on Open to open the password protected Excel 2013 document.

<3>. Choose the appropriate password Attack Mode among the four attack types: Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack.

Tips: If you remember part of the password, select the Brute-force with Mask attack type, can shorten the password recovery time. If you have no idea which is the best one to attack your excel password, keep the default attack mode.

<4>. When you select the Brute-force with Mask attack mode,specify the attack settings according to your password.

.4.1 Select the Brute-force Attack mode, on the Range option, select the type of characters.

.4.2 On the Length option, specify the password Minimal and Maximal length.

.4.3 Select the Mask mode, on the Mask text box, specify the character symbol. For example, your password is “vodusoft”, you can specify it like: “vo????ft”

<5>.Click on Start to recover your excel protection password.

<6>.When the password is found, click on Copy to copy the password, and click on Open, and then paste the password on the password text box to open the excel sheet.

2. Word 2013 file protected password recovery

“I wrote a report in ms word 2013 and then locked the document with password to protect the data, but today the password did not work, I tried many other passwords, but all of them are incorrect password, how can I find back the correct password? I have to show the report tomorrow, please help!”

Forgot your Excel 2013 document password? Don’t be disappointed, Vodusoft Word Password Recovery program can help you to unprotect your word document quickly.

The steps how to recover word 2013 password are similar to the steps to recover Excel password.

<1>. Get Vodusoft Word Password Recovery program, and install in the computer where you place the word document.

<2>. Launch the vodusoft word password program, click on Open to choose your locked word 2013 document.

<3>. Select the appropriate Attack Mode.

<4>. Specify the attack settings according to your password.

<5>. Click on Start to recover your word 2013 document password.

<6>. When the password is found, then you can open the word 2013 protected document with the password.

3. PowerPoint 2013 protection password recovery

“How can I remove the PowerPoint 2013 password when I forgot password on my PowerPoint presentation?”

Lost your PowerPoint 2013 protection password? Don’t worry, Vodusoft PowerPoint password recovery program can help you to find back the password as soon as possible

The steps how to recover PowerPoint 2013 password is similar to the steps above, if need more details, you can also refer to the article: How to recover PowerPoint password

 

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Crack Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 Password efficiently

Forgot your Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 document password? And finding methods to crack the Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 document protected password? It would be very frustrated if you are urgent to get data from the protected document but forgot the protection password. Don’t annoyed with it any more, this article will show you the details how to crack the encrypted password efficiently and safely.

1. Crack the Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 protected password with other passwords

Try to remember the password related to the things you like such as the name of people, pet you love. The birthday of your family member, or the numbers you like to use. If they do not work for you, try the other passwords you are using. Don’t laugh at it, it would be very helpful for you, because many people like to use the same password for many things.

2. Crack Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 password with the password recovery program.

If you only forgot one of the document passwords among Excel/Word/PowerPoint, you can choose the Excel, Word or PowerPoint password cracker program to help you crack the forgotten password, or you can choose the Office password recovery program.

The steps to use them are similar, and here I will take Office password recovery program for example:

Step1: Download Vodusoft Office password recovery program and install it on the windows where you place the office 2013 document.

Step2: Click on Open to choose the office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) 2013 protected document.

Open-office-file

Step3: Choose an appropriate attack mode, such as Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and smart Attack.

attack mode

Step4: If you remember part of the password, you can choose the Brute-force with Mask Attack. Following the steps show you to use this attack mode to crack office password quickly and efficiently.

  • 4.1 Choose the Brute-force Attack, on the Range option select the appropriate character options, and then on the Length option specify the Minimal password length and Maximal password length.

select character option

specify the password length

 

  • 4.2 Choose the Mask Attack, and specify some password symbols that you are sure to remember. For example, if the password is “Vodusoft”, but you forgot the four characters among the password, you can specify it like “vo????ft”

specify the password symble

Tips: If you need more details, you can refer to the article how to recover office password.

Step5: After specify the settings, click on Start to crack the office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) 2013 document password.

start crack office password

Step6: When the Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) password is cracked successfully, the password will be display as below, and then you can copy it to open the document instantly.

open office document

How to find MS Office 2013 product key

“When I was away from home, my little sister uninstalled my Microsoft Office 2013 program accidently that I installed on my windows 8 laptop recently. Now I want to reinstall it, but unfortunately, I forgot where the office 2013 product key I saved. How can I find back my Office product key quickly from my laptop? Thanks in advance! ”- From Bruce

Lost or forgot your Microsoft Office 2013 product key? This article will show you how to find your MS Office 2013 product key as soon as possible.

1. Find Office 2013 product key from registry

Find product key from the regedit is very complex and will take you much time because the ways to find different product keys on the computer are various.

<1>. Open the Start Menu, click on Run….

<2>. Type in: Regedit, and then Press Enter to open the regedit.

<3>. Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Registration

Try with this way to find your Office 2013 product key on the registry, if you can’t find it, you can take a product key finder to help you.

2. Find Office 2013 product key instantly with a product key finder

Product Key Finder is a program that designed to find product keys for Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Visual Studio and other software. If you have installed that software such as office 2013 on your computer and activated it before, then you can find the product key instantly.

<1>. Download Vodusoft Product Key Finder and install it on the windows where you want to find office 2013 product key.

install product key finder

Vodusoft Office produt key finder free trail

<2>. When the product key finder launch, click on Start Recovery to find product keys.

start to find Ms office 2013 product key

<3>. All of the product keys will be displayed in list when they are found.

save all product keys to a file

<4>. Click on Save to File to save all of the product keys on a text file. And then you can find the Office 2013 product key easily and quickly.

 

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Office Password Cracker

“I set a strong password on my Microsoft Office to prevent others from editing data on my document, but I forgot the open password after several days away from home. Any office password cracker can help me to crack the password and reset a new one?”-Ask by Kevin

Forgot your office password? And finding methods to crack Office Password? Many Office password crackers can help you to recover Microsoft Office password instantly! Such as Asunsoft, Spower, Vodusoft Office password remover can help you to remove the file protected password, and then you can open the document without password.

We also can take the Vodusoft Office Password Recovery program to crack or find out the document protection password, and then use the password to open the file quickly. Here are the steps how to recover office password.

office  crack step 1Download Vodusoft Office Password Cracker program and install it on the windows where you place the ms office document.

install-office-password-recovery

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crack office step 2 Click on Open to select a password protected office document file.

Open office file

crack office step 3 Choose the appropriate attack mode.

Office password attack settings

Tips: There are four attack modes, such as Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack. If you still remember part of the password, choose the Mask Attack and specify some password symbols that you can remember will be quicker. If you choose the Brute-force Attack mode, choose the character range, and specify the password length that can shorten the password recovery time.

step 4Click on Start to crack office password.

start crack office password

step 5When the office file password is found, click on Copy to copy the password, click on Open, and then paste the password on the text box to open the protected document.

Open Office document

The Vodusoft Office Password Recovery can help you to recover forgotten/lost password for MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. It can save you lots of time to recover complex password with high-speed.

 

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