Everyone knows Windows is a secure system. You can’t enter into it without knowing the password but sometimes we forgot the password of our Windows PC and if we want to change the password of the window what will we do at that time. Then we use this simple trick to change our Windows PC password. But do this process carefully Sometimes it shows an anonymous effect on our PC so change password very carefully. I think It is a helpful trick in a difficult situation. Here we use two methods to change password one is from computer management and another is by command prompt of windows.
How to Change windows password without knowing old password using Computer Management option
Step-1 First, Go to windows screen and find computer icon and then right click on it and then click on manage option to open computer management window on your PC.
Step-2 Now we will see Computer Management dialog box on the screen now click on System Tools then choose Local Users and Groups option in it and then choose Users option in it and click on it to proceed.
Step-3 Now we will see a list of PC users available on our Windows PC, from here we will select our user account which password we want to change then right click on it and click on Set Password option.
Step-5 Now we will see a new pop up window on the screen, here click on proceed option.
Step-6 Now we will set the new password and then confirm the password, after confirming click on OK button.
Step-7 Now your login password has been changed successfully. Now restart your computer to check with a new password.
From above tricks, you can easily change your Windows system password without knowing your old password. This trick will work in all windows version such as windows 7, windows 8, windows 10.
How to Change windows password without knowing old password using command prompt
Step-1 First click on the windows start menu and type cmd in the search bar and then right click on the Command Prompt option in the list then click on run as administrator. Because these commands only work with the command prompt Administrator.
Step-2 Now type following command in the command prompt box and press enter to change the password. As shown in the below-given picture.
net user relvic 12345
Here instead of relvic and 12345 you will type your PC username and your own new password.
Now, your Windows password will be changed and you can check it by reboot your Windows PC and enter your new password. If your PC logged in using the new password it’s mean we have successfully changed our Windows PC password.
Reset Windows password without login into PC
If we want to log in to our PC and we have forgotten the windows password then what will we do to log in to our PC? In this situation, we can reset the windows password either by PCUnlocker tool which needs another computer to burn an iso image to a blank cd. Or we can reset windows password using Windows install DVD. Now we will learn how to reset windows password with these methods.
How to reset Windows password without login to PC using Command Prompt.
If you have forgotten the Windows Password and you do not have any password reset disk (for a local user account) and if you do not have internet (for Microsoft account) then what will you do. In this situation, we can reset the password from this method. In this method, we need a Windows install DVD or Hirens BootCD any one. If you have anyone things then we will reset Windows password step by step:
Step 1: First, boot your PC using Windows installation DVD and when you see Windows setup screen, press Shift key + F10 key together to open command prompt window.
Step 2: Now type dir command to find the drive in which windows is installed. To do so type dir C command to check C drive and type dir D to check D drive and continue until you find the correct drive letter.
Step 3: After, finding the drive letter type the following command one by one and press Enter key. And if during insertion these commands, you asked to overwrite the file then simply type Y to proceed to bring the Sethc executable to reset windows password.
Step 4: Now close the setup window and reboot the window, and if during reboot, it asked you to enter password then press Shift key five times to open the command prompt or you can press together alt + shift +printscreen key to open the command prompt.
Step 5: Now type the following command to reset the windows password:
net user username password
Here instead of username and password, you will type your PC username and your own password.
Step 6: Now restart your PC and you can log in using your new password here.
Change Windows password using the third-party software PCUnlocker
If you are completely locked out from Windows or if you are not able to run a programme like a command prompt to change your password. Then you can reset the Windows password with the help of third-party tool PCUnlocker. Here you will need another PC to burn the iso image to a USB drive. And then we can reset windows password using following steps:
Step 1: First, download the PCUnlocker programme from which comes with bootable CD image and then burn this ISO image to a USB drive using the PowerISO tool on another PC.
Step 2: Now insert the burn USB drive into your locked PC and boot it from USB. After booting PC from USB drive you will see the screen of PCUnlocker.
Step 3: In PCUnlocker window select a recovery mode to Reset local Admin/User Password. After this, it will automatically detect the SAM database file for your installed Windows and it will show you a list of a user account.
Step 4: Now select the user account from this list and then click on the Reset Password option. And then it will remove your Windows PC old password instantly. Now restart your PC and it will let you logged in without entering any password and after login, to PC you can set up your new password easily.
These tricks are published here for only learning purpose. Only use it when it is necessary for your computer. Otherwise, it can harm your pc and saw some errors on your pc. so use this trick carefully. If you have any query regarding these tricks then you can ask your query in the command section we will be here to solve your problem as soon as possible.