It is not a matter of pride but more of a matter of urgency that provokes a person to the point that he hacks the Administrator account password to gain access to the computer system. There are situations when you unfortunately forget your system password, as you might not have used the specific account for a longer period and since your admin account is the only possible account using which you can access all the essential files and folders, it is rather an urgency to Unlock into your own computer by hook or crook.
Now what are the measures that can be taken to perform the task? Well that’s why we are here. Here in this article we would show you three wonderful methods by the utilization of which you can easily Unlock into your locked out account without any special effort.
Continue reading to know the details of the frame of methods.
Table of Contents
- 1 Unlock Windows 10 Password using Microsoft Account : Method #1
- 2 Unlock Windows 10 Password with Ultimate Boot CD : Method #2
- 3 Unlock Windows 10 Password with iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery Pro Tool : Method #3
- 4 Conclusion:
Unlock Windows 10 Password using Microsoft Account : Method #1
Now Microsoft account password is a synchronized and centralized password for all the Microsoft services, like Hotmail, Skype, Outlook, etc for your computer. Well as long as you are using Microsoft account in your computer for password protection, this method can be put to use to Unlock your admin account password. The steps are elaborated as follows:
Step 1. Go to the following link using any of your browsers in your computer : https://account.live.com/password/reset
Step 2. Click on the “Forgot Password” option.
Step 3. On the next page that follows, enter your Microsoft details and hit “Enter”.
Step 4. Now select the recovery options that is you have to select where you would like to receive your verification code, whether on mobile or on a recovery email address.
Step 5. After you receive your verification code or one time password (OTP), enter it into the specified filed and click on “Next”.
Step 6. Unlock your new password and save the changes.
Step 7. Now restart your computer and enter the newly created password on the log-in screen and there you go! You can now enter your previously locked account with ease and convenience.
- If your Microsoft Account Feature is enabled prior before you forget your password, this method will not work at all.
- It does not work for local administrator accounts.
Unlock Windows 10 Password with Ultimate Boot CD : Method #2
Ultimate boot CD or UBCD is an amazing password resetting tool which resets password of your Windows 10 computer by running simulations on your computer. It is basically a Linux based program. The guideline to use the methods is listed in simple steps below:
Step 1. Download the UBCD program from any spare working computer and burn the ISO image file on a CD/DVD or USB drive.
Step 2. Now insert the bootable CD/DVD or USB drive into the locked down computer and boot from it.
Step 3. The UBCD menu screen will appear on the screen. Simply choose “Parted Magic” and enter to proceed.
Step 4. On the next page, press ‘1’ select
the default settings and continue.
Step 5. After the UBCD tool is loaded, go to the following path:
Start > System Tools > Change Windows Password
Step 6. Setup a new password and apply for the permanent changes.
Eject the CD/DVD or USB stick and restart your computer but this time enter into your system using your newly created password.
- This tool doesn’t work with 64-bit operating systems.
- It has never been updated since its launch.
Unlock Windows 10 Password with iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery Pro Tool : Method #3
iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery (Pro Version) is yet another password resetting tool. But the feature that makes it different from other similar tools is that it can bypass the password protection on your admin account. Thus you would not need to Unlock it. It has served more than millions of users till this date, and has been characterized as one of the most suitable an reliable tool to Unlock your Windows admin account.
- No data is lost when the tool runs.
- No re-installation of the operating system is required.
- It works with all types of Windows OS, namely, XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8/ 10.
- It is compatible with all kinds of hard drives, SSD, HDD SATA, RAID, NTFS, etc.
- It supports UEFI and legacy bias based computers also.
- No internet connection is required while using it.
- No special technical skills are required.
Pre-Requisites to use iSeePassword Recovery Pro Tool:
- A spare working computer other than the locked computer.
- The iSeePassword program file.
- A bootable CD/DVD or USB with minimum of 512 MB storage capacity.
Manual to use iSeePassword Recovery Pro Tool:
Step 1. Download the program file and install it on an accessible computer.
Step 2. Open it with administrator rights and from the main UI screen select “USB or CD/DVD” as the media type option.
Step 3. Now insert the bootable disk into the computer and click on “Burn” to burn the ISO image files into the bootable disk. When the burning process is finished, you will receive a message “Burning successfully!”.
Step 4. Eject the disk and re-insert it into the locked computer, and boot from it. Enter the BIOS utility settings and set the inserted drive as the priority drive to load the files into the locked computer.
Step 5. Once the program file is loaded into the computer, click “Unlock Password” and “Reboot” button to complete the process. If you’re still confused by how to Unlock boot sequence and and how to unlock user’s password, you’d better see this detailed unlocking tutorial.
Your system will automatically be restarted, but there will no password prompt this time which clearly indicates that the password protection has been bypassed completely.
As you must have noticed the first two methods mentioned above has got some cons which makes them comparatively less reliable than the iSeePassword tool which has got no downsides at all. It has been tested with various brands of computers and laptops, like Dell, HP, Lenovo, VAIO, Acer, etc.
The methods are so simple to put to use that any novice can do that in few simple steps. But if you are interested to know more on the topic, visit our website to gain knowledge.