Windows 8.1, as the update of Windows 8, fixes many of the perceived problems of the first version but still doesn't have the login password reset problem totally solved. So what if forgot password to log on Windows 8.1? In this article, we list top 4 handy methods for you to reset 8.1 password. Read on please.
Method 1: Use Windows Password Recovery to Reset Password when Forgot Windows 8.1 Password
Windows Password Recovery Tool is a stand-out Windows 8.1 password reset tool that doesn't rely on any previously-created password reset disk or require to login as the administrator. You can easily and securely reset your password in about 5 minutes with nearly 100% success rate guaranteed.
Windows Password Recovery now fully supports various brands of desktops, laptops including Dell, HP, IBM, Sony, Lenovo, ASU, etc. It will be a great helper when you forgot windows 8.1 administrator password or local password.
Free download and install Windows Password Recovery tool on a workable computer.
Insert a CD/DVD disk or USB flash to the workable computer. Specify the CD / USB burning drive and click "Burn" to start burning an ISO image file to your chosen media.
Click Reset Windows Password on the login screen, and then insert Windows password reset disk.
Follow the steps in the Password Reset Wizard to create a new password.
Log on with the new creative password.
Method 3: Use another Admin Account to Reset Password When Forgot Windows 8.1 Password
If you forgot windows 8.1 local password, you can use another admin account to recover forgotten Windows 8.1 password. Turn toWindows Password Recovery tool if you don't have another admin account.
Log on your Windows 8.1 PC as administrator.
Press Windows + I to open the settings window, type user accounts in the search box, and then click on User Accounts in the search results.
Click on Manage another account one the coming User Accounts window. Select the account you want to reset password of.
Type a new password for the selected user account, type it again to confirm it, type a password hint and then click Change password button.
Method 4: Use Command Prompt to Reset Password When Forgot Windows 8.1 Password
If you can sign into your Windows 8.1 using another admin account, you can also reset password to login Windows 8.1 free from the command prompt. Go back to Windows Password Recovery tool if you don't have another admin account.
Press "Win Key+R" and type "cmd" in the "Run" command box and hit enter to open command prompt.
Type the command "net user UserName NewPassword", in the command prompt and hit "Enter".. If you want to remove this password, just replace NewPassword with *.
Method 5: Contact Microsoft to Recover Forgotten Microsoft Account