Do you know how to unlock computer password so that to troubleshoot the following troubles?
l All of a sudden, you found yourself locked out of your computer for forgetting the password.
l You found your computer password has been changed by someone else, now you found no way to access to your PC.
l You lost access to your computer after it was upgraded from Windows XP to Win 7.
l After your co-worker resigned, you got a problem when you tried to open his computer.
Locked yourself from a computer for its password being forgotten, lost or even hacked is quite a terrible thing. Thankfully, recently there have been hot issues over the topic “how to unlock windows password when it is forgotten or lost”. Well, different people have different opinions on the solutions to troubleshoot this problem.
Solution 1: Unlock computer password with password reset disk.
If you are a Windows-based computer user, then you will get a quite easy way to unlock your forgotten or lost computer password—using Windows password reset disk. This is because in all Windows-based computers, users are allowed to create a Windows password reset disk in advance to prevent computer from being locked if its password is forgotten or lost. If you have such disk, then follow the below steps:
- Insert the disk into your locked Windows computer after you boot the Windows computer to the Login Screen.
- Click the password-forgotten username, and type any text in the “Password” text box, then hit “Enter”. Next, a warning window opens and shows you to reset password. You just click “Reset Password”.
- Follow the steps in the Password Reset Wizard to create a new password.
- Log on to your locked computer with the new password smoothly.
Solution 2: Unlock computer password with a third-party application.
Usually many computer users actually didn’t create such that password reset disk before they found themselves locked out from their computers. So, what are the other ways? Well, to reset computer password login password with a third-party application is another way. Thankfully, there are many so excellent third-party applications such as Windows Password Key, Windows Password Recovery Ultimate, and Windows Password Recovery Tool etc. Here in this article, I will show you how to use Windows Password Recovery Tool to recover computer password.
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Step1: Install and launch Windows Password Recovery Tool on your friend’s or family’s computer.
Step2: Burn a password reset disk on a CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Step3: Set the target computer boot from CD/DVD or USB.
Step4: Start to unlock computer Windows password and even create a new password-protected administrator account with the burned CD/DVD/USB.