Reset Windows 10 Sony VAIO Laptop Password without Recovery Disk

Forgetting Windows 10 password for your Sony VAIO laptop is definitely a disappointing thing, and even worse, you didn't prepare a reset disk in advance. What to do in this situation? Don't worry, here we will show you how to reset Sony VAIO password without disk on hand. It's time to shake it off!

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Part 1: 5 Ways to Reset Sony VAIO Laptop Password without Bootable Disk

When you don't have a Windows password reset disk on hand, below suggestions may apply to you. We prepared 5 choices to help you reset forgotten laptop password on Song VAIO.

Way 1: Reset Password Online

If you are using Microsoft account password to log in your song laptop, go to Reset your password page and verify your personal information related with the live account then create a new password. Same goes to Outlook account, Office 365 account, Skype and so on.

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Way 2. Reset Password in Safe Mode

This is also a common way to reset a forgotten Windows password, as well as other brands of computers. It's a little complicated for us, but it worth to try. You should Press F8 for seconds during you restart Sony VAIO laptop.Then you will see Advanced Boot Options Menu, use arrow keys to select Safe Mode and click Enter to reset your password. In the end, re-enter Advanced Boot Options Menu and choose Start Windows Normally to access your computer with new password.

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Way 3. Reset Password Using Command Prompt

Since we talked about how to reset password in safe mode, then we have to talk about how to use command prompt to reset Sony VAIO laptop password too. Because, these two methods are basically the same. After you enter Advanced Boot Options Menu you should select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and hit enter. Now, you will see an administrator account, you have to log in the system to use the privileages. Last, you should enter new password after the username.

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Way 4. Have Administrator to Change VAIO Password

As long as there is another user who has Administrator privileges for your Windows 10 PC, things are much easier. Log with the admin account and open Control panel, then go to User Accounts > Manage another account, where you should select your own account and click Change the password option.

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Way 5. Reset Password by Factory Resettings

This is the last resort to bypass Sony VAIO password. Once you factory reset Sony VAIO computer, all files and settings will be erased, including your password. To do this, on the Windows 10 sign-in screen, hold Shift key and click the Power icon under the screen, then choose Restart.

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After you enter advanced boot options, navigate to Troubleshoot > Reset your PC > Remove everything > Fully clean the drive. Your laptop will reboot and begin the resetting process.

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That's how you can reset Sony VAIO laptop password without CD/DVD/USB drive and with using newly-created recovery disk. Find the one suiting you most and give it a try.

Part 2: Ultimate Solution to Reset or Remove Password on Sony VAIO Laptop

If you don't want to take the risk to lose all data, you can only create a recovery disk temporarily and use it to unlock Sony VAIO laptop password. PassFab 4WinKey can help you make a Windows password reset disk easily and unlock the password in few steps, even if you know nothing about the computer.

Step 1. Install this Windows password key on another unlocked PC or Mac and insert a CD/DVD/USB drive to burn a Windows password reset disk. Eject it when done.

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Step 2. Switch the removable device to password-locked PC and boot your Sony VAIO computer from the disk. When you enter the Windows password reset screen, select your Windows Installation and decide whether to reset or remove VAIO admin password.

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Step 3. Enter a new password for next login and save the changes. Click Reboot to restart your laptop. Now your Sony computer login password has been reset by this Windows password recovery tool.

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Summary

By reading the post, I believe that you already have your own choice. As you can see, reset the Sony laptop password is not a difficult thing. All you need to do is that choose the reliable tools or official ways for avoiding the virus to attack your computer. However, you don't need to worry about these things anymore as you've found the solutions in the article. If you have any further question, please feel free to contact us by leaving comments below.

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

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