"I forgot my Administrator password, can't find the paper I wrote it on and can't get into BIOS. How to get around administrator password?"
Forgot Windows Admin password is a trouble thing. Because you are unable to access your computer if you set Administrator account as login password. Moreover, your Windows system will disable most features. You may be wondering if different versions of Windows bypass passwords in the same way. Honestly, there is no difference. Without any delay, let's follow the post to learn how to bypass administrator password on Windows 11/10/8/7.
Here are the merits and defects of the 5 most popular methods about how to get past administrator passwords on Windows in the table below. After testing, PassFab 4Winkey stands out among these several methods.
Password Reset Disk
via User Account
Microsoft Online Password Reset
Windows Installation Disk
|Merits||Suitable for ANY user to remove or reset password, delete or create account.||Precaution against forgetting password||Avoid entering password every time.||Most easy||Effective way to bypass password for any user (local or administrator account).|
|Defects||/||Need to create the disk before forgetting password||Need to enter the password when you set up this function.||Only suitable for Microsoft account.||Difficult and Time-consuming.|
Method 1. How to get around Administrator Password on Windows 11/10/8/7 with PassFab 4WinKey BEST
PassFab 4WinKey is one of the most popular Windows password recovery tools that can be used to bypass Admin password on all Windows versions. Also, it can be applied in different scenaries like escaping the office computer password or your own computer password. By using it, you can solve your Windiows password problem within few minutes and keep your data 100% secure. Furthermore, you are allowed to create the bootable disk on Mac now.
Video: How to get around administrator password via PassFab 4WinKey
Follow the steps below to get started:
- Download PassFab 4WinKey on your accessible computer, a dialogue box will appear on your screen. In the first part, choose the boot media - USB drive or CD/DVD.
- Click on "Next" and wait for a minute. Once the burning process is complete, eject the CD/DVD or USB drive and insert it in your locked computer.
- Restart the locked computer and press "F12" quickly and repeatedly to open Boot Menu and choose the bootable disk to be first operity. And then exit BIOS and restart your computer again.
- You will see 4WinKey interface. Choose your Windows system and then "Rmove account password" option. Then choose your locked account and begin to bypass Windows password.
- The software will do what it has to, and inform you once the process is done. Then eject the CD/DVD, or USB flash drive and restart your computer. You will be able to log into your computer without a password.
Out of all the methods discussed in the article, PassFab 4WinKey is the easiest to use and most convenient. It's the best Windows password tool that you can get, and ensures you can recover all the files you need, through different ways.
Method 2. Free Ways to Bypass Administrator Password on Windows 10/8/7
2.1 Bypass Admin Passwords Windows 10 with Password Reset Disk
To bypass Windows 10 admin password, you need to use a password reset disk before you forgot the password. It requires entering your current password, otherwise, you cannot create password reset disk.
Read this article to know more details about how to create a password reset disk: What is A Password Reset Disk and How to Use
A password reset disk is an official method that allows you to access a local computer by resetting your password after forgetting it. To bypass Windows 10 admin password, you need to have created a password reset disk before. Here are the simple steps on how to bypass administrator password on Windows 10 using a reset disk.
Insert the password reset disk into your PC
Chip in your password reset disk to your locked computer > enter windows default admin password > click enter > click OK > [Reset password]
Reset your password
A new windows page of the password reset wizard opens. Click on the ‘Next’ button.
Select on the drive with Windows Password Reset Disk
Select on the drive with Windows Password Reset Disk. Hit the ‘Next’ button afterward.
Add in your new password
Here for you to bypass Windows 10 admin password, you need to create a new password. Now type in your new password, then confirm by re-entering it.
Restart your computer
This is the final step on how to bypass administrator password Windows 10. Shut down the password reset wizard tab and eject your USB disk. Restart your computer.
2.2 Bypass Admin Passwords on User Account
Need to enter the password when you set up this function. You’re at serious risk of forgetting password for not using it for a long time.
If you don’t want to enter the password time to time. You can try this method which will help you login to windows 10 without password.
Open your login screen and press [Windows logo key] + [R] to open Run dialog box. Write [netplwiz] and click enter.
Uncheck the box - Users must enter a username and password to use this computer. Scroll down and click on "OK".
Type the password of your admin account and click “OK”. Now, every time you log in, you'll be directed to the local administrator account, using which you'll be able to login without entering the password.
2.3 Microsoft Online Password Reset
This method works for limited cases and your administrator account must be Microsoft account, you can't use it to fix the problem of how to get past administrator password.
Following the steps below and reset windows 10 admin passwordin a minutes.
Step 1. Click on Forgot Password
Click on the [Forgot my password] icon on the Microsoft reset site and enter the CAPTCHA.
Step 2. Enter your Microsoft account information
Enter your Microsoft account details, such as your email or Skype ID or phone number. Your alternate security information is required after that. That goes for both the email address and the security code. After entering the prospective information, click the "Next" button.
Step 3. Reset your password
Finally, write down your new password and the process of how to bypass Windows 10 password with Microsoft account is complete.
2.4 Windows Installation Disk
You have to create a Windows 10 installation media first from Microsoft.com.
Here are the simple steps on how to get around Windows 10 password with the Windows installation disk.
Restart your computer while inserting installation disk to your computer
Boot your computer
Change your computer boot order in the boot menu or BIOS to make it boot from the USB or CD/DVD. After that, restart your computer and boot into to Windows 10 installation setup.
Open command prompt. Press the[ Shift] and [F10] buttons.
Entering the following commands
ren sethc.exe sethc.exe.bak
copy cmd.exe sethc.exe
(Replace the D letter with your operating system drive letter)
Close the command prompt. Cancel the Windows installation setup. Restart your PC without inserting installation disk.
On the Login screen, press Shift Key 5 times. Command prompt with administrative rights will open.
Step 7: change the password for your user account. Type [net user] to list down all the user accounts. Now to change password, type [er net ususer_name new_password]. In this case [user_name] is specific user account.
Step 8: Finally, you can login to Windows 10 with the new password you set for the user account.
We've gathered 5 efficient ways for you to know how to get bypass administrator password on all Windows versions. I believe you have solved your problem after reading this article. By the way, except to bypass Admin password Windows 10, PassFab 4WinKey can also help you reset Microsoft password on Windows 10. Please let us know if you have any further question.