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Windows 10 Password Reset Guide to Unlock your Computer

Windows 10 Password Reset

As we know, Windows 10 is out with its excellent features and today We are going to introduce windows 10 password reset guide to unlock your Windows 10 whenever you forget your PC password. We all have been through such conditions when we don’t have a password to login in windows user account or We mis-remember what it was. At that time, you have to reinstall your Windows OS.

However, getting Windows 10 again after an upgrade is not an easy job. Therefore, we are here with this cool trick that will allow you to enter into your computer without knowing the old password. So have a look on the method below

Windows 10 Password Reset Guide

The process is simple but little time-consuming but it will definitely work for you. Moreover, with this method you can set your desired password to login into your windows account. Follow some simple steps below to proceed.

First of all, you need to boot your computer with Windows 10 installation drive. Once the setup process starts Press “Shift+F10 this will bring up the command prompt.

bring up the command prompt

Now you need to enter the following commands in the command prompt.

move d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe.bak
copy d:\windows\system32\cmd.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe

enter the following commands

Now you need to restart your system, Enter the command “wpeutil reboot” to restart your computer. After that when you are back to your login screen, you need to click on Utility Manager, and you will see a command prompt appears.

Utility Manager

Now you need to add another user account to access your files, for that simply enter the following command.

net user <username> /add
net local group administrators <username> /add

add another user account to access your files

You need to replace <Username> with your desired name. After that reboot the computer by entering “wpeutil reboot” on your command prompt. And use your newly created account to enter your desktop. Browse to Start menu> Computer Management.

Computer Management

Now navigate to Local Users and Groups, select your local account and select the option of “Set Password” and enter your new password there.

Set Password

That’s it, you can now access the old account with your new password.

So above we have discussed about windows 10 password reset guide. With this method, you can easily reset your windows 10 login password. Hope you like our work, do share this with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries with the method.

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