How to Create A Password Reset Disk for Another Computer in Hand

Have you ever wondered, how to create a password reset disk for another computer and what are the possible situations for doing that? Well, there are times when you forget Windows login password all of a sudden, while losing access to vital information lying within your PC. If you didn't make a Windows password reset disk in advance, then things get complicated. But there is really nothing to worry about at all. You can create a password reset disk for another computer easily, from any computer. If you are unsure of the process, we are going to help in that aspect easily.

Part 1. How to Create a Password Reset Disk for Another Computer

Now that you understand the scenario that needs password reset disk for another computer. Though, the reset disk can help you reset Windows password. The best way to create password reset disk is using PassFab 4WinKey, which support all Windows versions. Furthermore, it allows you create a bootable disk on Mac now!

Here is the step by step guide for how to create a password reset disk for another computer.

Step 1: First and foremost, you need to get PassFab 4WinKey installed on a computer from the official website.

Step 2: Once the installation process has been taken care of, run the software on the PC. Find PassFab 4WinKey's image file after that by selecting 'USB Flash Drive' thereafter.

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Step 3: Get a clean USB flash drive and then connect it to the computer. Press the "Burn" button to burn the drive before tapping the "OK" button.

burn password reset disk for windows

So, with this tool you can create a password reset disk for another computer easily. You can use the bootable disk to reset your Windows password now. Keep reading to check it.

Part 2. How to Use Password Reset Disk to Reset Windows Password

Once you have created the Windows password reset disk, things truns more and more simple. Only few steps you can reset your Windows password now.

Step 1: First, you need to get the USB drive disconnected from the computer right after burning it. Get the flash drive reconnected to your locked and password protected (forgotten) Windows computer. Reboot the computer right after that and hit "F12" ("Boot Menu") followed by selecting the flash drive name here and then hit the "Enter" key.

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Step 2: Next up on your screen, the PassFab 4WinKey – Windows Password Recovery wizard will boot up. Now, select the "Windows" that has been locked out, that you wish to retrieve back access to. Select, "Reset your Password" option afterwards, available at the bottom of the window and hit the "Next" button.

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Step 3: From the upcoming screen, you need to make selection of the user account that you wish to unlock. Once, you've selected that, put in the new password in the respective field mentioned below and then hit "Next" button.

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Step 4: That's about it. Your other computer will now get successfully unlocked using your PassFab 4WinKey's password reset disk. Now, you can remove the USB flash drive from your computer and restart it soon after.

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From the above article, we found that making password reset disk for another computer is easy, when you have PassFab 4WinKey with you. To be honest, using reset disk to solve Windows password is the best way to solve Windows issues. So, if you want to reset Windows 10 password or remove Windows 7 password, give PassFab 4WinKey a try. If you have any question pleae let us know by leaving comment below.

Updated on / Posted by Shirley Howard to Windows Tips / Follow @Shirley Howard


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