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Monday, 16 April 2018

How to Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password (100% WORKING)


#Method 1: Reset Your Microsoft Account Password Online

Before we proceed to the steps let me tell you that you can only reset a forgotten Windows 8 or Windows 10 password online only if you are using a Microsoft account. If you are using a local account in which your passwords were not stored with Microsoft Online then you can’t reset them.
First of all, grab your smartphone, or any other computer and open your web browser and click this Link. This link will open the Microsoft’s password reset page.
Step 2. Now you need to select “I Forgot my password” and then click on Next.
 Reset Your Microsoft Account Password Online
Step 3. Now you will be asked to enter your Microsoft account. Simply use the Microsoft account that you used to sign in and then click on Next
                                 Reset Your Microsoft Account Password Online

Step 4. Now you will get the recovery options in which Microsoft will provide you the security code to gain access to the account. You can choose from Email, Text and then click on “Send Code”
 Reset Your Microsoft Account Password Online

Now check the email address or cell phone in which you will receive the code and you will get the options to reset the password.


The guide is simple and straight, and you just need to follow the steps that are given below to Reset your Windows Password.

Steps To Reset Windows Password If You Have Forgotten It

Step 1. First of all turn on your PC and Boot up the windows in Troubleshoot Screen. From there just select the option “Repair your Windows“.

Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password

Step 2. Follow through the various options to reach the Command Prompt option. Choose this option Command prompt window will open on your screen. In this window type the following command:

Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password

     Copy “c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe” c:\


enter the following command in the CMD windows:

copy “c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe” and then “c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe

Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password 

After the above process by typing yes you can now reboot your PC.
Step 3. Once after reboot you get to the Windows Login screen, just hit the Shift key five times. This will load the command prompt window on the screen, and this will be in administrator mode.

Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password 
4. Now to reset the password of your windows you have to type the command given below in the Command prompt window.

net user username MynewPassword


Reset Your Forgotten Windows Password 
Here username will be the username of the account of admin and replace mynewpassword with the password that you want to set.
So that’s all! Your windows password will be reset, and you can now log into your windows afterreboot. The thing that you will have to do after logging to the Windows is opening the Command prompt again and typing the following command:
Cmd:”c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe” copy the sethc.exe file to this folder 

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