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What to do When Forgot Windows 8 Password

Password is a great help to protect our computer privacy, it prevents others who has no right to get into your computer, and what’s more, it is not easily infected by the computer virus to get any personal data. But it may happen to most of users that we could forget our Windows 8 password, especially you set a strong password to your computer.

Forgetting Windows 8 password is troublesome, you can’t enter the system to do your work.
What to do if we are locked out of computer? No panic, as an experienced system tech for many years, the following will show you solutions if you forgot Windows 8 password.

Solution 1: Get back forgotten password with the help of Windows 8 password reset disk

If you forgot user password, you can easily change the password, just log in the admin account and enter the system, click your user account to change it. If it is admin account, take out the password reset disk you’ve made before and insert to the computer to reset a new one with the following steps.

Step 1: Insert your password reset disk to the computer, enter a wrong password, it will show you the Password hint and reset password as following picture. Click "Reset password” to go to the Password Reset Wizard.

Step 2: Then Click "NEXT" and select your disk drive to reset the password with a new one.

Then you can use the new password to log in computer with that account. But Windows 8 password reset disk only use in a certain account which you have created before. That’s why we highly recommend you to created a password reset disk when you add a password to account.

Solution 2: Recover it with FinalSeeker Windows Password Recovery

Still no worry if you didn’t make a password reset disk before, there is a powerful and easiest way to get back your lost password. Find out a professional password recovery to make an ISO image file to the disk to boot into your computer to change the password. Follow below detail guide.

First, login any available working computer, download and install FinalSeeker Windows Password Recovery which is a professional program to restore Windows lost password within five minutes and then follow below steps to recover it.

Step 1: Prepare a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive and insert it to the PC.

Step 2: Run the program and begin to burn the ISO image file to the disk to  make a bootable password reset disk in seconds by clicking “Burn” button. It will show you the disk has been successfully created when finishes.

Step 3: Now turn to your locked computer, insert the disk and restart. To make sure your computer can boot from this disk, check your BIOS setup by pressing F2 before Windows Starts. If it is a USB bootable disk, move the USB drive to the first.

Step 4: Restart your computer and you’ll find the Finalseeker Windows Password Recovery works, follow the guide on the program to change your Windows 8 password.

It will show you a dialog about the password have been reset successfully when finishes and you can log in your computer with that account and password.

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