How to remove/reset Windows local account password by using Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard?
Below are the steps to remove Windows local account password by using Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard
1 . Download a free demo version of Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard (The free demo version lists all the user names, but doesn't reset the passwords. )
Free Trial Windows Password Recovery Tool :
2 . Double-click on the downloaded file to install Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard. You can install it on any PC you have access to, not necessarily on a computer you wish to unlock.
3 . The installation process is quick. Upon successful completion of the installation, an installation successful screen will be displayed! Enable the "Run Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard. " check-box and click the "Finish" button. Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard will be launched automatically.
Windows Password Recovery Tool offers you two options to create a bootable CD/DVD drive: Quick Recovery mode with default iOS image file, and Advanced Recovery Wizard with new iOS image file.
Use the default ISO image file provided by Windows Password Recovery Tool to burn a bootable CD/DVD. If your computer can't read the default ISO image, please refer to the option 2.
1 . Open Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard program
2 . Choose CD/DVD to burn Windows password reset disk:
Insert a CD/DVD disk into the CD-ROM drive and specify the CD burning drive from the pull-down list of the CD/DVD options (USB Flash drive for Professional or higher version). Click "Burn" button to start burning an ISO image file to the CD/DVD.
3 . In the pop-up window, select "Yes" to go on burning (All data in this cd/dvd will be erased.)
4 . The Windows password reset CD/DVD has been created successfully, click "OK" to finish the operation.
5 . The burning successfully completed. Take out the password recovery bootable CD/DVD and put it into your locked computer to reset the lost or forgotten password.
You can also burn a bootable CD/DVD with Advanced Recovery Wizard. It will help you select the Windows version of the target computer more precisely and burn bootable disk quickly. Now, let's see details.
Note 1: You can add WinPE drivers (RAID disks) if your hard disks are not recognized. Click on "Options" next to "Do Not specify the windows versions of the target computer". In the pop-up window, switch to "Add WinPE Drivers", select the "Specify WinPE Version" option to add your driver.
Note 2: If you select boot media as ISO Image, the bootable data will be stored on your local computer (in D:\boot.ios by default). This is very convenient and quick for you to boot a disk next time.
3. Click on "Burn" and then the tool will start to download system drives and you should only wait for a few minutes.
4. After it finishes downloading system drives, click on "Yes" in the pop-up window. It will automatically start to create the password reset disk.
1 . Insert newly created CD/DVD and reboot your computer from CD/DVD.
If you’re using Windows 7 and older versions or have installed Windows 8 on an existing computer that uses the legacy BIOS system, you can simply set the BIOS to boot from CD/DVD-ROM. For the computer with Windows 8 preinstalled uses UEFI, you should disable UEFI Secure Boot firstly, then access the BIOS in the traditional way.
2 . When the CD/DVD boots, you'll see Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard is initializing (see screenshot below).
3 . After loading, you will see the interface of Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard.
Select the target Windows system you want to reset password for on the start page, click "Next" to be processed:
4 . All the user names will be displayed, select the user accounts whose password you want to reset and click "Next" button to reset the password.
5 . Congratulations message is displayed. You have removed the password successfully. Click "Reboot" to restart your computer and login Windows system without any password.
6 . Remove the Windows Password Recovery Tool Standard bootable CD/DVD and click "Restart Now" button to reboot the computer. Now you are able to log into your computer without a password.
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