How to Use PassFab 4WinKey

PassFab 4WinKey Guideline:
1. How to Use 4WinKey Standard: remove Windows local admin or guest password with CD/DVD;
2. How to Use 4WinKey Professional: remove Windows local admin or guest password with CD/DVD/USB;
3. How to Use 4WinKey Enterprise: remove Windows local admin or guest password, Windows domain password with CD/DVD/USB;
4. How to Use 4WinKey Ultimate: remove/reset Windows local admin or guest password, domain password, reset Microsoft password, remove Windows account, create new Windows account with CD/DVD/USB.

Here is a detailed guide to use PassFab 4WinKey Standard. You'll find full solutions to recover lost Windows login password for administrator or guest account.

Part 1: Create Windows Password Reset CD/DVD

PassFab 4WinKey Standard enables you to create a Windows password reset disk with CD or DVD. You can burn a drive either with Quick Recovery Wizard or Advanced Recovery Wizard. Generally speaking, burning drive with Quick Recovery Wizard is recommended.

Step 1: Download and launch PassFab 4WinKey Standard from another PC/Mac, not your locked computer, and select a boot media (CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive). In 4WinKey Stanard, you can only boot from CD/DVD.

creating a boot cd/dvd

Step 2: Click "Burn" to start burning a boot disk. The software will prompt that your CD/DVD will be formatted and all data will be lost in it.

creating a boot cd

Step 3: Click "Yes" and 4WinKey Standard will start to burn bootable CD/DVD.

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Step 4: After a while, your CD/DVD will be burned successfully.

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Now you can use this CD/DVD to recover Windows login password.

Part 2: Boot Your Locked Computer from CD/DVD

Step 1: Insert the bootable CD/DVD to the password locked Windows laptop or desktop.

Step 2: Restart the computer and press "F12" or "ESC" on the keyboard to enter Boot Menu interface.

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Note: The key to enter Boot Menu might be different on different motherboards. Here I gather the common keys to enter Boot Menu on popular motherboards. For other manufacturers, common keys to enter Boot Menu are F12 or ESC.

Laptop Desktop
F12 Dell, IBM, Samsung, Toshiba, Acer, Gateway, Lenovo, ThinkPad, Fujitsu, GAGABYTE, Emachines, Hasee, Haier, eFound, THTF, MSI, BenQ HP, Lenovo, Acer, ASUS, Hasee, Haier, THTF, eFound
ESC ASUS, Sony Dell
Option Apple

Step 3: When you enter the Boot Menu successfully, you will find that there is a list of boot choices, including the CD/DVD drive that you have inserted. You can identify and find out your inserted disk from the DVD/CD name. Using the arrow keys to highlight it and press Enter to select boot device.

Step 4: Once you've entered the locked Windows from boot disk successfully. Go ahead to remove the Windows password.

Part 3. Remove Windows Login Password

You can use PassFab 4WinKey Standard to remove Windows local or domain login password (also means reset password to blank) for your computer.

Step 1: Select your Windows operating system and hit "Next" button.

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Step 2: Select a user account (Admin, Microsoft account, guest, etc.) from the list, you'll find that the account name is displayed in User Name box.

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Step 3: Click Next and your password is reset to blank successfully.

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Step 4: Click Reboot to restart your computer. You can log into Windows system with the new password.

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