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berrydance
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-03-2013

Locked Out of Windows 8 – How to Unlock Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password

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Locked out of Windows 8 is a common topic that people forgot/lost their password and can’t log on to computer happens quite often. So don’t worry, with each version of Windows, recovering a lost password becomes harder and harder from Windows XP to Windows 8. However, there’s no need to abandon hope as there are many methods u can try. This article will show you how to unlock Windows 8/Vista/XP password when you locked out of Windows 8/7/Vista/XP.

Section One: Unlock Windows 8 Password with “Windows Password Rescuer Personal

Windows Password Rescuer Personal is one of the most popular Windows password recovery tool that it can help unlock Windows 8/8.1, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 administrator and common user password with CD/DVD or USB Drive. When you forgot your Windows login password, this software is useful for you to unlock windows password without data lost. Here we take Windows 8 for example to show you how to use Windows Password Rescuer Personal to recover Windows 8 password within 3 minutes. To unlock Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 password with Windows Password Rescuer Personal is the same as this. This is the easiest and secure way to regain access to your computer.

Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal on anther computer you can access as administrator.

Step 2: Run the software to create a Windows password unlock disk with CD/DVD or USB.

Note: You must do this on another computer which you can access as administrator.

1. Plug in a writable USB Flash Drive and choose Burn to USB.                             
2. Select you drive name from the pull-down list.
3. Click Burn button, the burning process will start.
4. Burning completed successfully, take out you USB Flash Drive. You also can do this with a writable CD or DVD.

Step 3: Plug in the Windows password unlock disk to your locked computer, boot the computer from CD/DVD or USB.

Step 4: Unlock Windows 8 by resetting its password or creating a new administrator account.

Option 1. Unlock Windows 8 password by resetting password
After booting from CD/DVD or USB, Windows Password Rescuer Personal will start automatically and display a friendly interface.
1. Click a user account from the list. All user accounts of your Windows will be listed.
2. Click Reset Password button and click Yes when a confirm dialog pops up, then you can reset other users' password as well. Note: Windows Password Rescuer Personal will reset the password as blank, you can log on without password.
3. After resetting password successfully, click Reboot. When a mesage pops up, eject Windows password unlock disk, and click Yes to restart your computer then you can feel free to login without password.

You can refer to this video guide: How to unlock Windows 8.1 adminstrator password

 

Option 2. Unlock Windows 8 password by creating new administrator account offline.

 

Windows Password Rescuer Personal allows you to create new administrator account to Windows 8, Vista, XP, 2000 without logining. You can simply click Add User button to add a new administrator account, type a name and password when a dialog pops up, click OK. Then you can login Windows 8 with this new account. So you can unlock Windows 8, XP, Vista, XP password using this function. No personal files or setting will be changed. This is useful when you were locked out of Windows 8, Vista, XP or Windows 2000.

Section Two: How to Unlock Windows 8 Password Through Another Administrator Account

If you have another user account with admin privileges, including built-in accounts in Windows 8/Vista/XP, you can easily unlock other accounts' password using Lusrmgr.msc and Command Line.

Option 1: Unlock Windows 8 password Using "lusrmgr.msc"

Log on Windows 8 with your administrator account. Click on Start, type lusrmgr.msc in the Search box or Run box and click OK.

When the Local users and Groups dialog appears, open the Users folder. Right-click your user account and select "set password", type a new password and click OK.

Option 2: Unlock Windows 8 password by Command (also called CMD or net user).

Step 1: Logon your Windows as administrator(You also can logon Safe Mode with Command Prompt, pressing F8 when restart your computer, hit up/down key to choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt and hit Enter).
Step 2: Click on Start, type cmd in the Run box or Search box and press Enter.
Step 3: Type net user, all user accounts of your computer will be listed.
Step 4: Type net user "UserName" "NewPassword"(replace UerName and NewPassword with yours), press Enter, then the password will be unlock as new one and you can logon Windows Vista with it.

Source: http://www.wimware.com/how-to/reset-windows-8-password.html

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gangjong
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-04-2013

Re: Locked Out of Windows 8 – How to Unlock Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password

I have ever reset my forgotten Windows 8 password with Windows Password Key 8.0. It is really helpful!

 

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JeromeJones
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎05-29-2013

Re: Locked Out of Windows 8 – How to Unlock Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password

The most convenient way to unlock windows 8 password is choosing a windows password recovery tool for that.

The tool ever helped me for windows 8 password recovery is helpful and useful. Here is the video for you.

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artarky
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎06-07-2013

Re: Locked Out of Windows 8 – How to Unlock Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password


berrydance wrote:

Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal on anther computer you can access as administrator.

Step 2: Run the software to create a Windows password unlock disk with CD/DVD or USB.

Note: You must do this on another computer which you can access as administrator.

1. Plug in a writable USB Flash Drive and choose Burn to USB.                             
2. Select you drive name from the pull-down list.
3. Click Burn button, the burning process will start.
4. Burning completed successfully, take out you USB Flash Drive. You also can do this with a writable CD or DVD.

Step 3: Plug in the Windows password unlock disk to your locked computer, boot the computer from CD/DVD or USB.

Step 4: Unlock Windows 8 by resetting its password or creating a new administrator account.

Option 1. Unlock Windows 8 password by resetting password
After booting from CD/DVD or USB, Windows Password Rescuer Personal will start automatically and display a friendly interface.
1. Click a user account from the list. All user accounts of your Windows will be listed.
2. Click Reset Password button and click Yes when a confirm dialog pops up, then you can reset other users' password as well. Note: Windows Password Rescuer Personal will reset the password as blank, you can log on without password.
3. After resetting password successfully, click Reboot. When a mesage pops up, eject Windows password unlock disk, and click Yes to restart your computer then you can feel free to login without password.

Source: http://www.wimware.com/how-to/reset-windows-8-password.html


Useful tip that works like a charm!

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Yieni
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎03-12-2014

Re: Locked Out of Windows 8 – How to Unlock Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password

I just unlocked my Lenovo Windows 8 password with Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate easily!

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gamdlawin
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-26-2014

Re: Locked Out of Windows 8 – How to Unlock Windows 8/8.1 Admin Password


artarky wrote:

berrydance wrote:

Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal on anther computer you can access as administrator.

Step 2: Run the software to create a Windows password unlock disk with CD/DVD or USB.

Note: You must do this on another computer which you can access as administrator.

1. Plug in a writable USB Flash Drive and choose Burn to USB.                             
2. Select you drive name from the pull-down list.
3. Click Burn button, the burning process will start.
4. Burning completed successfully, take out you USB Flash Drive. You also can do this with a writable CD or DVD.

Step 3: Plug in the Windows password unlock disk to your locked computer, boot the computer from CD/DVD or USB.

Step 4: Unlock Windows 8 by resetting its password or creating a new administrator account.

Option 1. Unlock Windows 8 password by resetting password
After booting from CD/DVD or USB, Windows Password Rescuer Personal will start automatically and display a friendly interface.
1. Click a user account from the list. All user accounts of your Windows will be listed.
2. Click Reset Password button and click Yes when a confirm dialog pops up, then you can reset other users' password as well. Note: Windows Password Rescuer Personal will reset the password as blank, you can log on without password.
3. After resetting password successfully, click Reboot. When a mesage pops up, eject Windows password unlock disk, and click Yes to restart your computer then you can feel free to login without password.

Source: http://www.wimware.com/how-to/reset-windows-8-password.html


Useful tip that works like a charm!


also recommend! thanks!!!! i think i wouldn't get this without your review  :smileyvery-happy:

now back to work on my laptop, great!!

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