Well, let’s just admit it even the best people on planet with strong memory forgets their computer password once in a while. The reason why we keep forgetting Windows 10 password is because we have a tendency to use tough and secure passwords that are hard to guess but at the same time they are extremely difficult to remember as well and as a result if we jumble up the letters in our head then we might end up forgetting it.
The furious part of forgetting Windows 10 password is that you won’t be able to access any data in your computer whether its data, files, folders, apps, software, pictures, documents or any other stuff. But never worry, in this tutorial we will demonstrate 3 disparate ways to reset Windows 10 password without formatting your computer.
So, let’s get started with the easiest ideas first then move to advanced solutions.
Solution #1: Reset Windows 10 password with Password Reset Disk
If you have created a password reset disk of your computer before forgetting the password then it is the perfect time to use it now. Congrats for being a proactive person. Follow the below steps to reset Windows 10 password with password reset disk.
Step 1. Insert the USB stick containing the password reset files and restart your computer.
Step 2. Click on “Reset Password” under the username field.
Step 3. A new forgotten password wizard window will pop up. Simply click on “Next” to continue.
Step 4. Choose the flash drive name where the password reset disk is saved and go to the next page. Enter a new password for your computer and save the changes.
Now, reboot your PC to apply the effects and enter the new password to access your PC again.
Most people don’t even bother with creating a password reset disk.
Only works if you have pre-created the password reset disk from the same PC before forgetting the password.
Solution #2 : Reset Windows 10 Password with iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery Pro
If you are looking an efficient way to reset your computer password without having a password reset disk then iSeePassword – Windows Password Recovery Pro is the perfect option to go with.
What is iSeePassword – Windows Password Recovery Pro?
It is an innovative and efficient Windows password recovery program that is used to remove or bypass the logon screen on any Windows computer. It not only resets the password but it actually removes it completely from your system so that you can enter into your PC without any password at all. Basically, it helps to create a password reset disk using your USB flash drive and CD/DVD so that you can unlock your original computer.
Compatibility – Windows XP/Vista/10 /8/10 and even with Windows 95/98/2000/NT.
Supported desktop and laptop brands – Samsung, Sony, Acer, Lenovo, HP, Dell and other 2500+ brands and models.
Download: Windows Version
Steps: Follow the steps below to learn how to reset Windows 10 Password
Step 1. Quickly get a distinct accessible computer from your friends or siblings and install the password reset tool on that system. Next, insert a USB flash drive to the computer and let the program detect it automatically.
Step 2. Next, select the USB flash drive name by clicking on the drop down menu and click on “Burn USB” to create a new password reset disk. Once the process is finished, you will be seeing the following message indicating the password reset disk is successfully created.
Step 3. Take out the flash drive and insert it on your locked computer. Reboot the PC and keep pressing F2 to activate the boot menu. Select the flash drive to boot from and press enter to load the Windows password recovery program.
Step 4. Now, select the Windows version as Windows 10 from the given list and choose your main username of the computer. Then, click on “Reset Password” to destroy the password from your PC and reboot your system.
Voila!! Your computer is now magically unlocked and you do not need any password to access your PC anymore. If you’re Windows 7 users, and forgot Windows 7 login password. See tutorial to learn how to bypass Windows 7 password.