Forgot the Administrator password to login to your Dell OptiPlex and want to change or delete it so that you can access the data on it? Here we collect 3 different ways to reset Dell OptiPlex 9020/755/760/745 administrator password as well as other types of passwords.
In general, we would reinstall the operating system to regain the access to the computer when the login password was lost. Of course, this is the most direct way, but the data on it will be completely wiped. I suggest you not trying it unless you have no other choices.
If possible, you can use password hint or previously-created password reset disk to help you. If neither of them is available, you can turn to other reliable third-party software to remove forgotten login password in Dell OptiPlex. It can guarantee the safety of your data. Now, let’s see how these three ways can help.
When we are setting a password to protect our computer, we can choose to create a password hint such as our birthday, our favorite numbers, our lovely friend’s name, etc. If you have set one and it can remind you of the password, just follow the steps below to help regain the access to your Dell OptiPlex.
When we are setting the account and password to protect the Dell OptiPlex, we will see an option “Create a password reset disk” on the left section (See the picture below). We can click it to create a password reset disk in case that we forget the password someday. If you did, you can use it to reset Dell OptiPlex password. With it, things will be much easier (Haven’t created the password reset disk? No.3 Way can help you).
Except for the two ways introduced above, you can also use third-party software to help you bypass the password. Windows Password Recovery Tool is a program worthy of a try. It supports to reset all kinds of account password on Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. Below are the detailed steps.
Facilities You Need: Windows Password Recovery Tool, a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive, a computer that you can log into.
These ways for Dell OptiPlex password reset are very convenient. They can be used on other laptops, notebooks and desktops as well. But no matter how convenient they are, windows password recovery tool is still a troublesome task. To make things simple, you should write down your PC’s login password in a safe place.comments powered by Disqus