Top 2 Ways to Create A Password Reset Disk on Windows 10

/ Posted by Shirley Howard to Windows 10 / Follow @Shirley Howard

If you are one of the Windows 10 users who are used to setting a login password for the computer, you may have the fear of forgetting the password someday. To create a password reset disk in Windows 10 will be best way to avoid this frustrating situation. Normally you are recommended to set up a password reset flash drive when you initially set up your user account. However, you can also create a password reset disk for another locked Windows 10 computer if you forgot the password.

Part 1: How to Set up A Password Reset Disk on Windows 10 When Remember Password

While your computer is on, you can easily make a password reset disk for future use by following the steps below.

1.Press Windows key and X to open the Start menu, choose "Control Panel".

control panel

2. Click "User Accounts" in the Control Panel and then choose "User Accounts" in the new screen.

user accounts

3. Find the link "Create a password reset disk" from the left task pane.

create disk

4. When you see the "Forgotten Password Wizard" pops out, inset a USB/CD drive and click "Next".

reset wizard

5. Now you need to choose a password reset disk and then click "Next" to go on.

choose reset disk

6. Enter the password for the current account and click on "Next". Wait for the wizard finishing password reset disk creating and click "Next".

enter password

7. Click "Finish" on the next screen and close the wizard. Now the password reset disk is created successfully.

complete wizard

Part 2: How to Create A Windows 10 Password Reset Disk When Forgot Password

If you unluckily haven’t created a password reset disk and forgot the password, things will be a little difficult. With PassFab 4WinKey, you can easily create a password reset disk for a locked Windows 10/8/7 computer using USB flash drive.

Step 1. Download and install the software on another workable computer, run the program and insert a CD/DVD/USB flash drive. Choose the drive and click "Burn".

burn cd or flash drive

Step 2. Now the software will start extracting iso files to CD/DVD/USB flash to create a bootable password reset disk. This process will take about one minute.

burning drive

Step 3. Once the password reset disk is burnt successfully, eject it and insert to the password locked computer to start password resetting.

burning successfully

The Bottom Line

Hope the methods introduced in this article can help you create a password reset disk on Windows 10 successfully. By thw way, if you want to reset password for Windows login account, Microsoft Office, Windows and Office product keys, PassFab ToolKit is your another choice.

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