How to Change Windows 10/7/8 Administrator Password If Forgotten

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Hello folks, how are you doing? Well, I guess not well or else you won't be in this page today. Let me guess. You have forgotten your Windows 10 login password and searching how to change it, correct? BINGO! Well, we are getting tons of complaints recently that users are unable to login to their computer after updating their Windows 10 operating system or the computer suddenly starts rejecting the password. It does not matter why you can not access your computer but let's talk how to change Windows 10 password without knowing the current one.


First, I would like to say that if you are using Microsoft account then you should go online and reset the password accordingly. However, in order to crack local account password, we will rather have to take help from third-party Windows password recovery software. In this tutorial, we will be using two amazing Windows password recovery tools and they are as follows:


Method 1 : How to Change Windows 10 Password with Mobiledic Software

Mobiledic Windows Password Recovery is one of the best programs to reset local account password on a given Windows PC or laptop. It will simply set the password to blank so that you don't have to enter any password to get into the computer. All you have to do is create a password reset disk with this program and unlock the PC. Let us highlight some features of UUkeys Windows Password Recovery Tool.

Top Features of Windows Password Recovery:
  • Resets Windows login password without damaging any data.
  • Work in Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
  • Take full benefit of 24 X 7 online support.
  • Supported almost all desktop and laptop brands such as HP, Lenovo, Dell, Acer, Samsung etc...
Windows version
Mac version

Step 1 Download and Run Windows Password Recovery

If you have another Windows or Mac computer at home or work then install the program in it since you can not access your current locked device. Or you can borrow one from others.


Windows Password Recovery Run


Step 2 Burn Files to USB or CD

Launch the software and plug in an empty flash drive or CD/DVD. According to the removable device you choOse, click "Burn USB" or "Burn CD/DVD". Within 4-5 minutes, a password reset disk is ready. Eject the device.


Windows Boot Settings in BIOS



Step 3 Start Unlocking Windows Password

Insert the disk into the computer that needs to be unlocked then turn it on. The program should start automatically and if not then go to BIOS settings and set flash drive as a boot priority. When the program is launched on the system, you just need to click on the administrator user followed by "Reset Password". It will instantly reset the password and you may reboot the PC to access the system again.


Windows Password Recovery reset


When the computer reboots, the password login screen will disappear and no password asked during the startup. It means the password was totally removed from the computer.

Windows version
Mac version

Method 2: How to Change Forgotten Password on Windows 10/8/7

Ultimate Boot CD is yet another Windows password recovery tool that helps to bypass the Windows password. In earlier versions, it was used to setup and reset BIOS and other aspects but with the latest version you can even change the Windows password. Here's how to use Ultimate Boot CD to change Windows 10 password.


Step 1: Make a bootable disk with Ultimate Boot CD and insert it on the locked Windows 10 computer. Just like the above method but this time use the UBCD tool.


Step 2: The tool will automatically run on the system and you will see plenty of options to choose from. Use the keyboard arrows to select "Parted Magic" option and then hit enter to choose it.


Step 3: Parted mafic is further classified to 3 more options. Just use the first default settings and the program will start automatically in your desktop.


UBCD Password Changer


Step 4: Click on Start > System Tools > Change Windows Password. Then setup a new password for your Windows 10 computer and apply to save the effects. You may now restart the computer and use the new password to access it.

Final Words:

You came here to wonder how to change Windows 10 password without knowing the current password. Now that you have discovered two awesome tools to accomplish this task, you may want to take some extra precaution and make sure to write down the password on a notepad or wordbook so that you can recover it if you forget it again.




Iris Bella is the Founder and Editorial Director at Mobiledic Studio. You can also find her on social network.

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