How to Change Admin Password in Windows

Forgetting your password isn’t just embarrassing, it’s a show stopper for your productivity. Suddenly a wall goes up between you and all of your documents, and you’re powerless to access them. Things get even worse if you don’t have the password for any admin account on the computer, because logging in is almost entirely impossible. The good news is that it’s possible to recover the password, and doing so isn’t terribly difficult.

1. There are many ways that can help you in recovery passwords, as you may try logging in with no password administrator login. To do the same, you can go to the default admin account which keeps information of admin credentials. If you haven’t changed its password, try signing-in windows without password.

2. The next idea is about resetting of passwords. In accordance with Microsoft’s Windows support knowledge base you can set a new password by following these steps. If you have typed the wrong password, you’ll receive a message that says your user name or password is incorrect. When this message appears click Ok, click reset password, and then follow the instructions.

3. If last idea didn’t work, you can try this one. Download Windows Password Key 8.0, it is a complete operating system bootable from CD\DVD or USB flash drive.

4. The last way to recover lost admin password. Notice that if you are using an admin account to reset the password, you would not be able to access any E-mail messages, encrypted files and other details ever.

Log on to the administrator account that you will be using to reset the lost password. Open local users and groups, This can be done by clicking the start button icon of the start button, typing Iusrmgr.msc into the search box, and then pressing ENTER. Administrator permission required if you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide verification. Double click local users and groups, and then click users. Type and confirm the new password.

This post has been written by one of our readers Anny. Thanks for the article.

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