How to Bypass Administrator Password?

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All of us store important personal and professional information on our computers and laptops and keep it safe using a password, especially if multiple people use them throughout the day. Depending on the version of Windows operating you have, which is Windows 7, 8, or 10, the method to bypass administrator password changes.

All versions of Windows has an Administrator account, which usually doesn't show up on the lock screen and because of that many people don't know that it exists. Wondering how to bypass administrator password on your Windows computer? Here are four proven methods that help.

Methond 1. Bypass Administrator Password by Using PassFab 4WinKey

PassFab 4WinKey is one of the most common Windows password recovery tool that can used to bypass admin password on all windows version.

Follow the steps below to get started:

Step 1: Donwload PassFab 4Winkey on your computer, a dialogue box will appear on your screen. In the first part, choose the boot media - USB drive or CD/DVD.

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Step 2: Click on "Burn" another dialogue box will appear to alert you that everything stored on the USB drive will be erased. In case you have any important information, store it at a different location beforehand.

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Step 3: Once the burning process is complete, eject the CD/DVD or USB drive and insert it in your computer.

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Step 3: Press "F12" to open Boot Menu and choose the CD/DVD or USB drive and press Enter.

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The software will do what it has to and inform you once the process is done. Then eject the CD/DAD, or USB Drive and restart your computer. You will be able to log into your computer without a password.

Method 2. Bypass Admin Password by Using WinGeeker Ultimate

Another wonderful password recovery tool, how to bypass administrator lets you retrieve the password without needing to reinstall the system and lost important data. The steps are very simple and you don't require professional technical help to use the software.

How to bypass administrator using WinGeeker Ultimate:

Step 1: Find a computer to download and install WinGeeker Ultimate.

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Step 2: Insert a blank CD/DVD or USB drive in the CPU and use the drop down list to make your selection. Use a USB Drive for convenience. Click "Burn". The tool will take a couple minutes to run the process.

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Step 3: Once the Burning Successfully dialogue box appears eject the CD/DVD or USB drive and insert it in your locked computer or laptop.

Either press "Del", "F2", "F8", or "Esc" button on your keyboard. The Boot menu will appear on your monitor screen. Select the CD/DVD or USB drive that you inserted in the computer.

If the Boot menu doesn't appear, you will have to go to BIOS settings and set your preferred choice as first bootable device.

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Step 4: Windows Password Recovery Pro will start loading on your monitor and show you all the accounts that are logged into your computer. Choose the one that you to recover the password of. In just a few seconds, the password will be reset. Restart your computer and you'll be able to use it without needing a password.

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Method 3. Bypass Administrator Password with PCUnlocker

PCUnlocker works on Windows 10/8/7, so let's take a look at how it works.

Step 1: Download PCUnlocker on another computer and insert a blank CD/DVD or USB drive using the browse drop down option. Click on "Start Burn".

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Step 2: Insert the CD/DVD or USB drive in your locked computer and click on the F12 key to open Boot Menu. Click on PCUnlocker boot media option and press Enter.

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Step 3: A dialogue box will appear on the screen. Click "OK". The tool will do its magic and then another dialogue box will appear informing you that the task is complete. Restart your computer and you are good to go.

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Method 4. Use Windows Local Administrator Password

Windows Local Administrator is an in-built tool that you can use to retrieve your password.

Step 1: Open your login screen and press "Windows logo key" + "R" to open Run dialog box. Write netplwiz and click enter.

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Step 2: Uncheck the box - Users must enter a username and password to use this computer. Scroll down and click on Apply.

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Step 2: It will lead you to the Set New Password dialogue box. Type in a new password and click OK. 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.

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Method 5. Use Super Administrator Account

Many people don't know about it but you can bypass admin password using the Super Administrator Account, which is available in every Windows version.

Note: You need to try this method before you get locked out of the system.

Switch off your locked computer and switch it on the again, so that the startup welcome screen appears. Press Shift key five times, which will activate the Super Administrator Account. Click on the account and go to the Control Panel. Change the password and reboot your computer.

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Out of all the methods discussed in the article, Pass Fab 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. For instance, you can use a CD/DVD to reset your password.

Alternatively, you can use a bootable USB drive. And you don't have to worry about which file format your file is saved in. PassFab 4WinKey can open up most popular file systems, including FAT 32, NTFS and more.

  • Gets rid of Windows local admin and other user passwords
  • Supports Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista and more
  • It has a 100 percent recovery rate
  • Can help you recover or reset multiple passwords at the same time, saving you some much-needed time


Always use a trusted tool to bypass administrator password because if you use an unauthorized tool you might lose all your data or worst, it can get stolen. All the methods we mentioned all efficient and protect your data.


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