Forgetting password can be a nightmare for any Windows user. It usually happens when you are setting up a new installation for the first time and you haphazardly created a password without considerately thinking about what you were creating. It could also be the password for an account that you do not use it often. In this article, we will recommend you a way to get your password back or reset it on Windows 10 and earlier Windows Operating Systems.
First of all you need to install a software ISunshare Data Genius. It is a software specialize in password recovery. It is clean without any annoying virus, spyware and adware. In addition，its 100% safety and high recovery rate will meet your need. Its fast speed, easy control and lower price make it better than using other ways.
Recover Windows Password with Windows Password Genius Professional/Standard
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Genius Professional on an accessible computer.
Step 2: Create Windows password recovery disk.
There are two ways provided to create windows password recovery disk, USB device and CD/DVD.
1. Choose USB device or CD/DVD. You have to prepare bootable USB drive or CD/DVD ROM and insert it into available computer.
2. Select inserted USB drive or CD/DVD from drop-down list, and click Begin burning.
Remember to exit USB or CD/DVD ROM from available computer after password reset disk burning successfully.
Step 3: Set locked Windows computer to boot from USB device or CD/DVD.
After password reset disk burning, plug USB drive or CD/DVD into locked computer. And set locked computer boot from USB or CD/DVD drive.
Now, there are two methods for you to set computer boot from USB.
•Method 1: Set computer Boot from USB device by Boot Option Menu.
•Method 2: Set USB drive as first Boot device Priority in BIOS.
If you are a computer novice I suggest you choose method 1, because when you enter Boot Option Menu with method 1, you can quickly find out USB and choose USB it as boot drive.
Or if Windows password reset disk has been burned with CD/DVD ROM, now you have to set your computer boot from CD/DVD ROM.
1.Set computer Boot from CD/DVD on Phoenix Award BIOS
2.Set computer Boot from CD/DVD on AMI BIOS
Step 4: Start Windows password recovery.
After computer boots from USB device or CD/DVD, the following window pops up. Select the locked computer Windows system and user. Then click Reset Password to remove its password or reset it as "iSunshare@2012". Instantly the password would be blank or new password. And you can login Windows now without password or new one. However, if you need another administrator to login Windows computer, click Add User to create new administrator for computer. Type user name and password for user and click OK.
Step 5: Reboot Windows computer.
Click Reboot button to restart locked computer after Windows password recovery. And remember to eject password reset disk before computer really restarts. When you are going to enter Windows operational system on Windows login screen, it would be not necessary to type password if you login Windows with user you have remove its password.
Now Windows Password Genius Professional has helped to recover Windows password successfully.