How to Use PassFab Toolkit

Here is a detailed guide to use PassFab Toolkit. You'll find full solutions to recover lost Windows login password for Admin/guest/Microsoft account, recover lost password on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ZIP, RAR, PDF, etc., as well as get back lost product key for MS Office, SQL, Visual Studio, and more within one utility.


Part 1: How to Create a Windows Password Reset CD/DVD/USB

Step 1:Select Windows Password Recovery on the main interface, and select a boot media (CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive) to burn.

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Step 2:Click Burn to start burning a boot disk.

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That is it. When you have created a bootable USB or CD/DVD successfully, move on and use the boot disk to recover the locked Windows password.

Part 2: How to Recover Windows Admin & User Password without Reinstalling Operating System



2.1 Set Locked Windows PC to Boot from CD/DVD/USB

Step 1:Insert the bootable USB or CD/DVD to the password locked Windows PC/Laptop.

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.

Laptops:
F12: Lenovo, Acer, ThinkPad, Dell, Hasee, Toshiba, Samsung, IBM, Fujitsu, Haier, GIGABYTE, Gateway, Emachines
ESC: ASUS, Sony
F9: HP

Desktop:
F12: Lenovo, Acer, HP, Hasee, Haier
ESC: Dell F8: ASUS

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

Note: For UEFI BIOS, please select "UEFI: [USB/CD/DVD Name]" as the boot option.

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

2.2 Recover/Reset/Remove Windows Login Password

1. Remove Windows Local or Domain Password

Step 1: Choose "Reset your password" and click "Next".

Step 2: All accounts under the selected Windows operating system are displayed. Please select the account that you want to remove password from and then tick "Remove the password". Click Next button to proceed.

Note: You can't remove the password for Microsoft account.

Step 3: Once the password has been removed successfully, you should click Reboot to restart your computer. Now it won't request you to type a login password to enter Windows.

Note: You should remove the boot disk from computer after you click Reboot.

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2. Reset Windows Password for Local Account & Microsoft Account

Step 1: Select your Windows operating system and select "Reset your password" option.

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. A new default password is also displayed. You can either use the default password, or enter a new password in "New Password" box.

Step 3: Click Next and new password is reset successfully. Click Reboot to restart your computer. You can log into Windows system with the new password.

Note: You should remove the boot disk from computer after you click Reboot.

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3. Remove an Admin Account

Step 1: Select a Windows operating system and click "Remove an admin account". Click Next button to continue.

Step 2: Select a user account you want to remove and click Next.

Step 3:The selected Windows account has been removed successfully. Click Reboot to restart your PC and login Windows with other accounts.

Note: You should remove the boot disk from computer after you click Reboot.

Remove Admin Account

4. Create a New Windows Admin & Local Account

Step 1: Select a Windows operating system and choose "Create a new account". Click Next to continue.

Step 2: Give the new account a user name and password and click Next to deploy.

Step 3: You've created a new Windows account successfully. Click Reboot to restart your computer and login Windows system with the new user name and password.

Note: You should remove the boot disk from computer after you click Reboot.

Create a New Windows Admin

Part 3: How to Recover Password for Word, Excel and PPT

Step 1: Open PassFab Toolkit and choose File Password Recovery function. In the main interface of File Password Recovery, please click Add option to import your password-protected document.

Step 2: When you add your locked file, you'll see the general info of the file: size, last modified date, and password. The next step is to select a password crack type.

Step 3: Once you confirm the attack type, click "Start" to crack password. The specific time depends on your password length, complexity and computer configuration. If your computer supports GPU, please select GPU Acceleration option before you click "Start".

Step 4: Once the password is found, a dialog window appears and displays your password. Thus, you can use the password to unlock your file.

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Part 4: How to Recover Lost Product Key for Windows, Office, SQL, IE, etc.

Step 1: Choose Product Key Recovery in PassFab Toolkit.

Step 2: Click "Get Key", the program will start searching and then display product key or serial number for Windows, Office, SQL, IE, etc. You can click Save to back up them to computer, or you can click "Generate Text" to generate a text for them.

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