In this era of technology, forgetting things is in human nature, especially passwords when you have complex and multiple password to remember. And forgetting Windows password is one of the most problem facing issue. If you are facing same problem and finding the best solution you are at right place. There are multiple third party software available in market but among them stands Windows Password Key Ultimate - PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate. Using this tool, you are guaranteed never to forget any password because it's got you covered across all versions of Windows and with a 100% recovery rate.
Here is a detailed guide to use PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate. You'll find full solutions to recover lost Windows login password for administrator, guest or Microsoft account.
- Part 1: Create Windows Password Reset CD/DVD/USB
- Part 2: Boot Windows from CD/DVD/USB
- Part 3: Recover Windows Password without Reinstalling OS
Part 1: Create Windows Password Reset CD/DVD/USB
PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate enables you to create a Windows password reset disk with CD, DVD or USB flash drvie. You can burn a drive either with Quick Recovery Wizard or Advanced Recovery Wizard. Generally speaking, burning drive with Quick Recovery Wizard is recommended.
Option 1. Use Quick Recovery Wizard to Create Windows Password Reset Disk
Step 1: Launch PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate and select a boot media (CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive). Here we take USB as an example.
Step 2: Click "Burn" to start burning a boot disk. The software will prompt that your USB will be formatted and all data will be lost in that USB.
Step 3: Click "Yes" and 4WinKey will start to burn bootable USB.
Step 4: After a while, your USB flash drive will be burned successfully.
Now you can use this USB flash drive to recover Windows login password.
Option 2. Use Advanced Recovery Wizard to Create Windows Password Reset Disk
Step 1: In the main interface, choose "Advanced Recovery Wizard" option.
Step 2: Choose Windows version of your locked computer. If you have no idea about it, just select "Do not specify the Windows version of target computer".
Note: You can also add WinPE drivers (RAID disks) if your hard disks are not recognized. Click on "Options" next to "Do not specify the Windows version of target computer". In the pop-up window, switch to "Add WinPE Drivers", select the "Specify WinPE Version" option to add your driver
Step 3: Select your target boot media. For instance, if you choose USB Flash Drive, the process will be like this:
Step 4: Click on "Burn" button and it will pop up a window to hint your data in that USB will be lost.
Step 5: After a few seconds, you USB will be burned successfully.
Note: If you choose to burn with ISO Image, the process will be like this:
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: Boot Windows 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.
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: 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.
|F12||Lenovo, Acer, ThinkPad, Dell, Hasee, Toshiba, Samsung, IBM, Fujitsu, Haier, GIGABYTE, Gateway, Emachines||Lenovo, Acer, HP, Hasee, Haier|
If your computer BIOS is running UEFI BIOS, please select "UEFI: [USB/CD/DVD Name]" as the boot option.
Step 4:Once you've entered the locked Windows from boot disk successfully, exit BIOS interface and restart the computer again.
Part 3. Recover/Reset/Remove Windows Login Password
PassFab 4WinKey is widely used software across the globe, for recovering your lost or forgotten password either on your local computer or domain account. You might think that 4WinKey is third party software and could be less secure but it is most trusted and widely-used third party software for Windows password reset or recovery. No need to reformat or reinstall system. You don't need any expert to use PassFab 4WinKey. Following are the features that PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate offers:
- Reset Windows local admin password, guest password or domain password
- Reset Microsoft account password
- Remove Windows password
- Remove Windows account
- Create new Windows account
The feature of PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate offers is resetting windows local or Microsoft account's password. Most of the software lack this facility but PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate has made it easier for its users. This option allows you to set a new password for your system. In next few steps you will understand that how it does.
1. Reset Windows Local or Domain Password
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.
Now it won't request you to type a login password to enter Windows. You should remove the boot disk from computer after you click Reboot.
2. Reset Microsoft Account Password
Step 1: Choose your Windows installation and then hit "reset your password". Click "Next" buton and go ahead.
Step 2: If your account is Microsoft account, the program will mark it in the interface. At this time, choose the target Microsoft account and change its password in the "New Password" box. Click Next and continue.
Step 3: It will prompt that your password is reset successfully. Click Reboot to restart your computer. You can log into Windows system with the new password.
Note: You can't remove the password for Microsoft account.
3. Remove Windows Administrator or Guest Password
4WinKey Ultimate - Windows password recovery ultimate provides its user the facility of removing Windows local or domain password. This option wipes the windows strong and complex password in less time and let you log into your account and continue you work from where you left. Following procedure will show that how PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate does it.
Step 1: Select Windows installation and then choose "Reset your password" option.
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.
Step 3: After a moment, your Windows login password will be removed (reset to blank) successfully.
4. Remove Windows Administrator Account
Recovering admin account has been very tough task before but not now. With PassFab 4winkey ultimate it has become easy. Just follow the procedure and your admin account will be removed.
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.
5. Create A New Windows Account
Apart from deleting and resetting accounts, Windows password recovery tool ultimate also allows its user to create windows admin or local account. Follow the procedure below:
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. You should remove the boot disk from computer after you click Reboot.
4WinKey Ultimate - Windows password reset ultimate, is a reliable Windows based software that has been used around the globe widely. It offers wide range of facilities in small pack. Now with the facility of tempering admin account, it is easy to regain all the access to your locked computer. PassFab 4WinKey Ultimate is the only solution on which you can count on for 100% successful result. How much ever the complex password be, just use PassFab 4WinKey and it will not let you down.
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