“I have created a windows 8 password reset usb disk, but when I insert it into my DELL laptop and set it to boot from the password recovery disk. It came to the logon screen again and again that frustrated me very much. I forgot my windows 8 password on Dell laptop, and locked out of the windows, however I am urgent to get some important data from my laptop. What is wrong with the password reset usb? Why can’t I get into the password reset wizard successfully?”
Have you use the windows 8 password recovery disk exactly? Or is there something wrong during the time you created the password reset disk? Check it with the methods below.
1. Create a windows 8 password recovery usb with password recovery tool
There are many windows password recovery tools on the internet, and the methods of using them are similar. If you have download one and install it in a PC, here are the steps how to create a password reset usb with a password recovery tool. Take Vodusoft Windows Password reset software as example:
<1> Run the Vodusoft software, insert a USB into the PC, and click on USB device.
<2> select the usb device on the drop-down list, click Burn to USB.
When the Progress bar shows 100%, it means you have created a windows password recovery usb successfully. Take out the usb, and then you can use the windows 8 password recovery usb to reset password.
2. How to create a password reset disk on windows 8
Creating a windows 8 password reset disk is a good idea, when you set a strong system password on windows 8 to protect data from destroying by others. Here are the steps how to create windows 8 password reset disk:
<2> Click on User Accounts and Family Safety link, and then click User Accounts.
<3> On the User Accounts left panel, click on Create a password reset disk link.
<4> Click on Next, select the removable device on drop-down list, and then Next.
<5> Type in current user account password, click on Next button to continue. When the Progress shows 100% complete, click Next, and then Finish.
Tips: Label this device “Windows 8 Password Reset” and keep it in a safe place.
People who can reach this password disk, can use it to access your matching too.