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

/ Posted by Jenefey Aaron to Windows 10 Jenefey Aaron

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. 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.

  • Press Windows key and X to open the Start menu, choose "Control Panel".
  • control panel
  • Click "User Accounts" in the Control Panel and then choose "User Accounts" in the new screen.
  • user accounts
  • Find the link "Create a password reset disk" from the left task pane.
  • create disk
  • When you see the "Forgotten Password Wizard" pops out, inset a USB/CD drive and click "Next".
  • reset wizard
  • Now you need to choose a password reset disk and then click "Next" to go on.
  • choose reset disk
  • 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
  • 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 ToolKit, you can easily create a password reset disk for a locked Windows 10/8/7 computer using USB flash drive.

  • 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 flash drive
  • Now the software will start extracting iso files to USB flash to create a bootable password reset disk. This process will take about one minute.
  • burning drive
  • 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. If you want to reset password for Microsoft Office, PDF files, Windows product keys, PassFab ToolKit is also your best choice.

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