Many users have already upgraded or bought Windows 8 or 8.1, and are exploring new Windows with joy and happiness. While has it ever occurred to you that you should do something preparation in case that you forgot Windows 8 password by accident. Here in this article we offer you 4 useful advices.
Tip 1. Create a Password Reset Disk to Reset Windows 8 Password
A. Click Start, and then click Control Panel >>User Accounts.
B. In the User Accounts pane, click the account that you want to work with.
C. Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password to start the Forgotten Password Wizard, and then click "Next".
D. Insert a blank, formatted disk into drive A, and then click "Next".
E. In the "Current user account password box", type the password for the user account that you chose in B, and then click "Next".
The Forgotten Password Wizard creates the disk. When the Progress bar reaches 100% complete, click "Next", and then click "Finish". Remove and then label the password reset disk. Store the disk in a safe place.
Created a password reset disk when you still have access to Windows 8. And the password reset disk could help you a lot if you lost Windows 8 password.
Tip 2. Use Windows 8 Password Hints to Recover Windows 8 Password
In the event you forgot Windows 8 administrator password, it is very useful and also a common practice to create a password hint when setting a Windows 8 password. Of course, the password hint will not appear until you enter a wrong Windows 8 password. With the help of hint you set, it's possible that you will recall the password in a very short time. For the safety of your data, you'd better make sure you are the only one who can understand the hint.
Tip 3. Use Reliable Software to Hack Windows 8 Password
If you want to seek help from reliable software, you can take my recommendation and try Windows 8 Password Recovery tool, an efficient yet easy-to-use tool with superb performance in recovering forgotten Windows 8 password.
A. Download and install Windows 8 Password Recovery tool on your prepared accessible computer.
B. Insert the device you've prepared— a CD/DVD or USB flash drive to the accessible computer. (In the demo, we take Kingston Data TravelerMini, a USB flash drive, for an example) Then extract the ISO image file of Windows 8 Password Recovery to the device so that it is possible to burn a bootable Windows 8 password reset disk. When the extracting process finishes, take out the device from the computer.
C. Insert the burned disk to the target Windows 8 computer or tablet, and then change BIOS settings to set computer boot from CD/DVD or USB.
D. Select the target Windows 8 user account, then click "Reboot" to start crack Windows 8 password with this burned disk. When the booting finishes and you get the congratulation message, you should restart the computer. Then you will find that you could log in your computer without password, signifying that you've successfully recovered forgot password Windows 8.
Tip 4. Reset Forgotten Windows 8 Password with "lusrmgr.msc" Command
It is likely that you have another user account which has admin privileges, in this case you can easily hack Windows 8 password by using "lusrmgr.msc" or "Command".
A. First logon Windows 8 as administrator. Then click Start, type in the Run box (press "Win+R" keys to open Run Box) "lusrmgr.msc" in the Search Box or Run Box.
B. When "Local Users and Groups" dialog appears, open "Users" folder. Right-click a user account and select "Set Password".
C. When a dialog pops up, type a new password twice, and click "OK".
Note: This method could be of some help if you forgot Windows 8 password, whereas it may make you lose access to all encrypted files, stored passwords, and personal security certificates in your computer.
Tip 5. Recover Lost Windows 8 Microsoft Account Password