I lost my laptop password Windows 8, 7

What to do if I lost my laptop password installed with Windows 8 or Windows 7? Can I get into laptop without password? Or any methods to find back my laptop password? If I can’t find back my laptop lost password, can I reset a new one on my laptop without current password?

Yes, you can reset your laptop lost password without current password.

Case 1: I lost my laptop password Windows 8 but still remember the PIN code or Picture password

PIN code or Picture password is very command on Windows 8, with the reasons that they are very convenient to login laptop and very easy to remember but difficult to guess by others. So, if you lost your laptop system password but still can get into laptop with PIN code or Picture password, it is very easy to reset windows 8 password.

You can reset the password with Net User command or through Computer Management easily and simply.

Reset Windows 8 lost password through Computer Management

<1>. Get into laptop with PIN code or Picture password.

<2>. Press Windows +X (or click Start button) to open the Start Menu.

<3>. On the Start Menu, right-click “Computer”, select “Mange”.

<4>. Expand the computer management, System tools, Local Users and Groups, Users.

<5>. On the right panel user list, right-click your user account, select “Set Password…”.

reset laptop lost password through computer manage

<6>. And then you can follow the wizard to reset a new password on your windows 8 laptop.

 

Reset laptop lost password on windows 8 with Net User Command

<1>. Get into laptop, open the Start Menu.

<2>. On the Start Menu click “Command Prompt (Admin)”.

<3>. On the Command screen type in: Net User <your user name> <the new password>.

reset laptop lost password through command prompt

Case 2: I lost my laptop password Windows 7

If lost your laptop password and locked out of your windows 7 system, don’t be disappointed, a windows 7 password reset USB can help you to get into laptop without password.

Step1: Create a Windows 7 password reset USB

Vodusoft Windows password reset standard trial version free download

  • 1.2 Insert a USB into the pc, run the software, click Burn to USB.

create a windows 7 password reset USB

When get the message “Burning successfully”, it means the windows 7 password reset USB has been created successfully.

Step2: Set laptop to boot from the USB drive

  • 2.1 Take the password reset USB insert into your laptop that lost password.
  •  2.2 Restart/Start your laptop, press Boot Menu Key  repeatedly when the logo appears.

set laptop to boot from USB device

  • 2.3 Select the USB device, press Enter to save the setting.

Step3: Remove laptop password following the password program

  • 3.1 When the Vodusoft password reset program comes up, click Reset, unplug USB device, click Reboot.

reset laptop lost password on windows 7

Tip: When get the hint message, click Yes to continue.

Step4: Get into laptop without password when the password is removed

 

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