How to Recover Windows Password for Locked Computer

How to recover Windows password? If you are one of the many people who have forgotten Windows password, the following article shows you how to recover password Windows with smart methods.

These methods described below will be suitable for all Windows operating systems including Windows 7, Vista, XP, Windows 2000, 20003, 2008 etc.

Method 1: Recover password Windows with another user account on the computer.

The first way you may quickly think of is to use another user account to recover your forgotten Windows password if possible. Many people have created two or more user accounts to protect their PC, and give each different privilege over the PC. When using another user to recover Windows admin password, there are 2 options you can take.

Option One:

1. Start your computer and log on computer with the accessible account on your PC.

2. Right click “My Computer” icon on your desktop.

3.Click on “Manage” on the “My Computer” menu, this will bring up computer management window.

4.Find “Users” in “Local Users and Groups”. Then find your password forgotten administrator account and right click it to select “Set Password***”.

5.In the pop-up “Set password for…” windows, type a new password and then confirm it.

Option Two:

1.Click Start -> Control Panel -> User Accounts and Family Safety > User Accounts.

2.Find the target user account, and then double click it.

3.Click change your password.

4.Type your password in the new password and confirm password box respectively.

If you are lucky enough to have created two or more user accounts on your more before, then you can use this method to perform Windows Password recover of course. But in case you are not so lucky, then you have to turn to other methods.

Method 2: Take use of Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard.

Windows Password Recovery Tool is an easy-to-use tool designed to recover any forgotten Windows password quickly without needing another user account. It only requires you 4 simple steps to finish the whole recovery process.

Step1: Download, install and run Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard to a working PC (not the locked one).

Step2: Insert a blank and writable CD/DVD to this PC and burn the ISO image file of Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard to it. Once the burning finishes, take out the CD. Thus a Windows password reset disc has been created.

Step3: Insert the created password reset disc to the target computer and set this PC boot from CD/DVD.

Step4: Start to reset Windows password with the password reset disc with only one click of “Next” button on the interface. Few minutes later, you will get a message “Password has been successfully reset”. Then after you reboot the PC, you can access to your PC again.

Method 3: Try Windows Password Recovery Tool Professional.

This is another edition of Windows Password Recovery Tool. Unlike Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard, if you don’t have a CD/DVD, you can also use a USB flash drive to replace CD/DVD with this Windows Password Recovery Professional. In addition, the whole processes to recover Windows password are almost the same as described above.

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