We’ve introduced A Simple Guide to Create a Password Reset Disk in Windows 8, and here it’s going to discuss how to reset Windows 8 password with this password reset disk. A previously-created password reset disk is always regarded as the best and easiest way to reset a forgotten Windows password.
Important: Not have a password reset disk? Don’t worry! You can create a boot password reset disk with Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery (See Alternative solution).
Step 1. On Windows 8 logon screen, type a wrong password to sign in if you forgot the correct password. An error message that “The password is incorrect. Try again.” will appear.
Step 2. Click Ok button to close the error message to bring up the Reset password option under password box.
Step 3. Click the Reset password option and it will open a Password Reset Wizard.
Step 4. Insert the previously created password reset disk in the computer and click Next button on the wizard.
Step 5. Select the inserted password reset disk and click Next button.
Step 6. Type a new password and password hint for your Windows 8 user account, and then click Next button.
Step 7. Click Finish button when the password reset job completes.
Forgot to create a password reset disk ahead of forgetting the Windows 8 user password? Take it easy! Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery provides you an easy and quick way to create one way after forgetting the password, but it’s a boot Windows 8 password reset disk. With this boot password reset disk, you can easily reset Windows 8 password as follows:
Step 1. Insert the created boot password reset disk in the Windows 8 PC you want to reset password of.
Step 2. Turn on the computer and set it to boot from the inserted boot disk.
Step 3. When Rekeysoft Windows Password recovery appears, select target user account that you want to reset password of, and click Reset button. The user password will be soon removed automatically.
Step 4. Click Reboot button to restart computer. Remove insert boot password reset disk while rebooting to ensure the computer will start from its local hard drive as normal.
Step 5. When Windows 8 logon screen appears, click user account you’ve reset password of and log in without password.
That’s all! To create a boot Windows 8 password reset disk, just download and install Rekeysoft Windows Password Recovery in any PC you can run as admin, insert a USB drive and select Create a Boot USB Flash Drive option and the boot password reset disk will be created in seconds.
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