Microsoft has created Windows 10 by far the best operating system. Not because of its attractive looks and designs but for the security features provided with this version. Before, you could only setup text password for your computer but with Windows 10, you can even set up picture and PIN passwords for your computer making it extremely difficult for anyone to hack.
But what if you are the one who forgot the password of your own computer? Even if it is your system, you won’t be able to use it without giving the correct password. It can be really very exasperating and pathetic moment especially if your computer contains all the confidential and official documents that you need to use immediately.
Well, don’t need to get tensed and have those panic attacks but instead just calm yourself down because we are going to demonstrate some amazing methods that can help you to reset your Windows 10 screen lock password.
Part 1. Reset Windows 10 Password by Re-installing the System
The first and easiest thing to do is to re-install the Windows 10 all over again. Simply because it will completely reset the password from your primary disk and you can then access it normally. But simple as it may sound but it has an enormous like it can totally destroy your computer but deleting everything from your system permanently. If you understand this risk and still want to continue then follow these steps –
Step 1. Use the Windows 10 bootable disk to install the operating system.
Step 2. On the main screen click on “Install Now” and continue through the process.
Step 3. Finally install the operating system on your PC and you can use it normally again.
- It takes way too much time to install the OS.
- It erases everything from your computer leaving your computer totally worthless.
Part 2. Reset Windows 10 Login Password by Super Administrator
Secondly, if you have setup a SAC or Super Administrator account on your computer then you are in luck today. You can activate this account and then you can change the password of your main user account. Here’s what to do –
Step 1. On the login screen, press the shift key continuously until the Super Administrator account is visible.
Step 2. Login to your computer and go to Control Panel.
Step 3. Select your main user profile and click on “Change the password”.
Reset your computer password and reboot it to use the new password to enter into your PC again.
- Super admin account should be setup before getting locked out.
- Useless method if your SAC don’t have administrator privileges.
Part 3. Reset Windows 10 Password with Windows Password Recovery
If you don’t have a SAC account and you don’t want to lose any data on your computer then there is a definitive way to reset the password of your Windows 10 computer by using iSeePassword – Windows Password Recovery Pro tool.
What is iSeePassword – Windows Password Recovery Pro?
It is a crucial and effective program that is used to reset or remove or bypass the login password screen on any Windows computer. It can totally erase the password from your computer forever so that you can use your computer normally again. It can crack password over 10 characters which is almost impossible to crack by any brute force software.
Advantages of using iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery Pro Program
- Remove password from Windows 10 computer as well as Windows 8, 7, Vista, 2000, XP and all other older version of Windows computers.
- No data loss will occur at any cost.
- You can even add new accounts or remove existing accounts from your computer.
- You do not need any internet connection to use this program.
- It gives you the ability to create a password reset disk using your USB stick and CD/DVD.
- Supported in every laptop or computer model and works with every type of hard drive.
- Free lifetime support and upgrades.
To use iSeePassword Recovery software, first, you will have to install it on a computer that is working and has administrator rights. Then create a bootable disk by using a USB stick or CD/DVD by simply clicking on “Burn USB” or “Burn CD/DVD” from the software interface like the below image.
Now, wait for the program to create the bootable disk and once it is done, you should be able to see the following screenshot –
Now, insert this bootable disk into your main PC that you want to unlock and turn it on. When the program is loaded, you should only select the Windows OS version (like Windows 10) and if you have multiple accounts, then select the account that is yours and currently locked.
Once you have selected both items, now click on “Reset Password” and wait for the program to remove the password from your computer completely.
To read more details about how to reset Windows 10. Please read this tutorial:
Voila! Plug out the bootable disk and use your computer without any password now. Hopefully you guys found this article useful and will share with everyone in your social network profiles. Make sure to review this software if you found it to be valuable and do not hesitate to contact the support if required.
Mahesh Charjan is tech enthusiast from Pune. He loves blogging about technology & gadgets. He has been into blogging from past 5 yrs & really enjoys blogging.