Windows 8 forgot password no reset disk

“How do you reset your computer password if you can’t remember your windows password and you do not have a reset disk?” – Question from Microsoft.com

Windows 8 forgot password

Forgot windows 8 password no reset disk? It is very command for us to create a password on our computer, but do not create a password reset disk. Here are the methods to reset windows 8 password if you have not created a windows 8 password reset disk when forgot the password.

1: Forgot windows 8 password no reset disk? Crack it with password reset programs

However, if you do not have other kinds of passwords, and can’t get in the windows 8 computer, the methods above do not work for you. So you can’t reset windows 8 password without a windows password reset program help. Many password reset tools can help you to create a bootable usb or live cd, such as the free program Offline NT Password and Registry editor or other password reset programs.

Example1: Reset windows 8 forgot password with a USB.

This example shows you a simple and efficient ways to recover windows 8 forgotten password if your are locked out of windows 8. If you have a USB flash drive, it will make this way work perfectly. A CD/DVD burn device and a CD/DVD disc as well too.

Now, follow the steps below to unlock your windows 8 password:

Step1: Get into an accessible computer, download Vodusoft windows password reset program, and install it.

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Step2: Insert the USB into that accessible pc, and select the USB device, click on USB device to create a bootable usb password reest.

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Step3: Plug in the bootable usb to the windows 8 locked computer.

Step4: Restart the locked computer, and set the computer to boot from usb drive.

Step5:When the Vodusoft password reset program appears, select the windows 8 system and your user account.

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Step6: And the click on Reset, click on Yes to continue.

Step7: Click on Reboot, unplug the usb, and then click on Yes.

Step8: When get to the computer log screen, click on your user account, and then you can get in to computer automatically.

Example2: Crack windows 8 forgot password with free software

The Offline NT Password and Registry editor and Chntpw are free and open source program that can help to reset windows forgot password. Here will take Offline NT and Registry editor for example.

The Offline NT Password and Registry editor and Chntpw are console program operated by text command, so they are not easy to carry out as GUI base programs like Asunsoft, Vodusoft, Spower windows password recovery software.

Steps to use Offline NT Password to crack windows 8 password:

Step1: Download Offline NT Password Registry editor from: http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd

Step2: Create a bootable live cd with the program.

Step3: Boot the locked computer with the bootable live cd.

Step4: When the Offline NT Password and Registry editor program appears, follow the instructions to remove the windows 8 password on your computer.

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2: Forgot windows 8 password no reset disk? Get into computer with other passwords

If you can get into the windows 8 computer with other kinds of passwords, such as PIN code, Picture password, Microsoft account, then you can reset the windows 8 forgot password without reset disk.

Example1: Reset windows 8 forgot password without password reset disk through Computer Management

Step1: Get into the windows 8 computer with PIN code or other passwords.

Step2: Press windows windows 8 forgot password no reset disk+ X to open windows 8 Start Menu.

Step3: Right-click on Computer, and then click on Manage.

Step4: Expand the Computer Management list: System Tools -> Local Users and Groups -> Users

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Step5: Click on Users to expand user list.

Step6: On the right panel, select a user account, right-click on it, and then select Reset password…

Example 2: No reset disk? Reset windows 8 forgot password with Command Prompt

If you familiar with the net user command, reset password through command prompt if very simply for you. Steps as below:

Step1: Get into your windows 8 computer with PIN code or picture password.

Step2: Press Windowswindows 8 forgot password no reset disk + X to open the Start Menu.

Step3: On the menu list, click on Command Prompt (Admin).

Step4: On the Command Prompt screen, type in Net User command: Net User <user name> <new password> and then press Enter.

reset windows 8 forgot password command

Tips: You also can set the new password to blank to remove the password. When you get the message “The command completed successfully” it means you have reset or remove the password successfully.

Reference:  http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-security/forgot-windows-8-password/191f7852-e4fb-46be-aaea-d95729ca9302

 

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