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Top 4 Ways to Access Locked Windows 8/8.1

Dec. 25, 2014 11:11 am / Posted by Ruby Johnson to Windows 8 Tips
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Forgot my Windows 8 password and get locked out of Windows 8/8.1 laptop? Can't access Windows 8 PC for it is locked by a password that you have no idea? Whatever, 4 ways shared here can help you reset or recover lost Windows 8/8.1 password easily.

1. How to Unlock Locked Windows 8/8.1 with Windows 8 Password Recovery Tool?

The first but most mighty way to help you gain access when you lost administrator password Windows 8/8.1 (as well standard user account password) is to use Windows Password Recovery Tool. It provides Windows password recovery service for Microsoft account and local user account.

Just download this software (Windows Password Recovery Tool) and install it on a workable PC.

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Then move on step by step:

2. How to Reset Windows 8/8.1 Password with CMD?

Command Prompt (also known as cmd.exe) is a free built-in utility in Windows OS, with which you can use to reset Windows password (only local admin & standard user password). But this method requires a premise, that is, you should have an administrator account to log into your locked Windows 8/8.1 computer. No admin account? Use Windows password service to create an admin account. With admin account, you can operate as below:

3. How to Gain Access to locked Windows 8/8.1 Using Password Reset Wizard?

Another built-in tool in Windows OS you can resort to when you forgot Windows 8/8.1 password is Password Reset Wizard. However, similar to Command Prompt, this wizard also has a limitation: you have created a password reset disk with it for your password before getting locked. Below are steps to reset Windows 8/8.1 password using Password Reset Wizard:

4. How to Recover Lost Windows 8/8.1 Password with Password Hint?

Password hint is the easiest method that we can use when we are locked out of administrator account Windows 8/8.1. No disk or extra workable PC is needed, neither is administrator account. As long as you have set one for your password.

Have a clear idea about what you can do when you are locked out of Microsoft account (or local user account) Windows 8 or Windows 8.1? Pick one favorable way and start your Windows 8/8.1 password recovery.

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