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How to Reset Windows Password If You Have Forgotten It

Written by Asish
Forgot Laptop Password Is Really A Painful Thing. Reset Laptop Password With Password Reset Disk Should Be Our First And The Best Choice, However, Not Everyone Could Notice It And Prepare Reset Disk Before. So How To Reset Forgotten Laptop Password Without Disk Quickly? Now I Will Introduce One Way I Have Used To Reset My Laptop Password – Reset Laptop Password With Command Prompt In Safe Mode In Details. It Works With Another Administrator,

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

Steps To Reset Windows Password If You Have Forgotten It

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

copy “c:windowssystem32sethc.exe” c:

Now type the following command in the CMD windows:

copy “c:windowssystem32cmd.exe” and then “c:windowssystem32sethc.exe”


After the above process by typing yes you can now reboot your PC.
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.
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


Here username will be the username of the account of admin and replace mynewpassword with the password that you want to set.
5. So thats all! your windows password will be reset and you can now login to your windows after reboot. 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:windowssystem32sethc.exe” copy the sethc.exe file to this folder.

Note: This method will not work for the windows 10 with Microsoft account as it requires to reset the passwords on the servers also.

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Asish is the Founder and CEO of Tricks For Hacker. My Interests Are Blogging / Web Designing / Tech. I have Created This Blog for Provide latest Tutorials on Android/Pc / Whatsapp / Facebook Tips and Trick

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