How to Use Chntpw to Reset Windows 8 Password

Chntpw, open source and free software, can help to remove/reset password on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8. Here, in this article will show you the details how to use Chntpw to reset Windows 8 password.

Step 1: Download Chntpw password reset Image file from net site: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/.

Step 2: Use a CD/USB to burn the ISO image file to a boot disk.

  •  2.1 Insert a USB or CD/DVD into the pc where you download Chntpw, and run the Chntpw program.

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

  •  3.1 Take out the boot disk (USB or CD/DVD), and then insert it to the Windows 8 computer that you want to remove or reset password.
  •  3.2 Restart the computer, press BIOS Entry Key or Boot Menu key to set up the Boot Menu.

Step 4: Reset or remove your Windows 8 admin password on the Chntpw program.

  • 4.1 When the Chntpw program starts, select your use name and remove password from it.

Step 5: Save the change and exit Chntpw program, reboot your Windows 8 computer.

Step 6: When get to the windows logon screen, you can log into without password.

Tips:

If it still rejects you with the message “user name or password is incorrect”, it means the Chntpw has failed to remove or reset your Windows 8 password.

 

At last, if the Chntpw password reset program doesn’t work on your Windows 8 computer, you can get the Vodusoft Windows password reset program to recover Windows 8 password efficiently.

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard trial version free download

 

 

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