“How toreset Windows 10 admin password without disk? Yesterday I assisted a resident at work setting up a new Windows 10 laptop. He set a password and added a phone number to his account. Unfortunately he added an old phone number to a phone he no longer has and each time he tries to log in to his laptop it does not recognize his password?”
Windows login password is really helpful to protect the data from unauthorized access. However, sometimes people forgot the password on Windows 10 and cannot log into computer. Reset password on Windows 10 with a reset disk will be an easy way to get in, but most of the time you may don’t have any disk lying around. Here we are going to list you 3 effective methods to help you reset password on Windows 10 without disk.
Part 1: Reset Windows 10 Admin Password with Windows 10 Password Remove Tool
No matter you are using the administrator, local account or the Microsoft account; you can always get into your computer again with a Windows 10 password resetting tool. Free to try Windows Password Recovery, the professional Windows password recovering program to reset Windows 10 administrator password without reset disk or Microsoft account. Here’s how it works:
Download and run Windows Password Recovery on a workable computer, click “Burn” to burn the ISO image to a blank CD/DVD/USB
Pull out the media device and insert it into your locked PC. Wait for the operating system to restart.
After a while, select the account you lost the password and click “Reset”
Part 2: Other Methods to Reset the Forgot Password on Windows 10 Laptop
Method 1: Reset lost password with another administrator account
Login Windows 10 with the available account and then click “Start”, type CMD in the search box, right click cmd.exe and choose “Run as administrator”.
Now type “Net User user_name new_pasword” in the command prompt to reset the password.
When the net user command is running, you can login with the unlock user account with the new password.
Method 2: Reset Windows 10 Password from Command Prompt
Boot your computer from Windows 10 installation DVD. Press a key when you get the message "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD..."
Select your language, Time and currency format, and keyboard. Then press SHIFT + F10 to open a command prompt.
Make a backup of the file utilman.exe (Ease of Access) and then replace it with cmd.exe (Command Prompt), by running the following commands: