This article is all about creating the password reset disk and how to use the password reset disk to reset the password in Windows OS based computer. In nowadays we have to remember various passwords like Email account password, various Social account password and many more. Due to which sometimes we forgot our windows PC password. So if you have forgotten your Windows password then using the password reset disk you will be able to reset the password on your Windows PC.
It is very irritable to forget the windows password sometimes because that time we cannot access our computer data until we reset it. And sometimes we can be lost our data from our windows computer if we are unable to reset the windows password from any other method. To avoid these problems we have to take precaution by making a password reset disk for our PC and from that disk we can easily reset the password of a Windows PC.
Remember that password reset disk can be created in the local accounts only. If your Computer is signing in with the Microsoft Account then you wouldn’t be able to create a password reset disk on your computer. Because password reset disk option appeared on the local account only, we can not see the create a password reset disk option in the domain account or Microsoft account.
In this tutorial, we will create a password reset disk using two methods. In first method we will create the password reset disk without using any third party software and in the second method, we will create a password reset disk using the third party software named as UUkeys Windows Password Mate.
When we will create the password reset disk with the help of windows default tool then it will work on the same computer, in which the password reset disk is created. This password reset disk will not work on the different computer.
How to make password reset disk using windows default tool
Step 1: First, insert the USB drive on your computer (for which you want to make a password reset disk).
Step 2: Now format your USB drive by going to My Computer and then right click on your inserted USB drive and then select the Format option.
Step 3: Now you will see a new window on your screen, where you will select file system to NTFS and start the formatting process and when it completed close it.
Step 4: Now open Control Panel on your Windows computer, and click on User Accounts option there.
Step 5: Now click on Create a Password Reset Disk on the left side panel of the User Account. If there is no link to “create a password reset disk” then we have to change Microsoft account to local account on our Windows PC. For which read article How to change the account type in Microsoft Windows from Microsoft account to local account
If above link is not working then to fix this problem read this article: Create a password reset disk link not working, How to fix it?
Step 6: Now we will see a new window Forgotten Password Wizard on your Computer, this is the stage from where the password reset disk will be created. Now for proceed click on the Next.
Step 7: Now in the Forgotten Password Wizard window, select the name of your USB drive. Then click on Next. After that, the setup wizard will start to create your password reset disk. It may take some time to process the request, so wait for some time until the process finished.
Step 8: Now, we will enter the current user account password in the forgotten password wizard screen and then click on Next.
Step 9: Now, click on the Finish button to finish the operation.
Now your Password reset disk is created successfully for your computer. Now you can check it on your computer to analyze it is working or not. Remember that this USB flash drive can unlock your computer easily, so keep it carefully at the somewhere safe place to avoid any data theft on your computer. Now we will learn about how to reset the password on your Windows PC.
How to make password reset disk using “UUkeys Windows Password Mate” tool
If you have more than one computer or signed in with more than one computer then if you want to create a password reset disk for more than one computer with a single USB drive or disk, what will we do?
Here we need a third party software “UUkeys Windows Password Mate” to create a password reset disk. Because when we create a password reset disk with the help of above method then it will work on the one computer. But if we create a password reset disk with the help of third-party software (UUkeys Windows Password Mate), then it would help you to reset the password on a different computer.
UUkeys Windows Password Mate is the best tool to create a password reset disk which would work on the different computer. It is easy to create a password reset disk with the help of UUkeys Windows Password Mate tool. We can download the original Windows Password Mate tool from www.uukeys.com website otherwise, download the cracked version from other websites.
Step to create a Password Reset disk
Step 1: First, download the UUkeys Windows PAssword Mate and then install it on your computer.
Step 2: Now, Run UUkeys Windows Password Mate on your computer.
Step 3: Now, insert a USB drive into the computer.
Step 4: Now select your USB drive into Create Password Reset USB Flash Drive option in the software. And then click on the Burn USB button to write ISO file to the drive. It will take some time to burn ISO file to the drive.
Step 5: At the last when ISO file burns successfully, then you can take out the USB disk from the computer and now it is ready to use.
Step To Use Password Reset Disk On Windows Computer To Reset The Password On Windows Computer:
Step 1: First, insert the password reset disk USB drive into your computer and then restart your computer.
Step 2: Now, click on the Reset Password option on your windows welcome screen below the password input label.
Step 3: Now, Forgotten password wizard window will open on your computer screen and proceed by click on Next.
Step 4: Now, select your Password reset disk and click Next again.
Step 5: Now, enter your new password with a password hint here and then click Next.
Now your windows password is reset successfully and now you can sign in with the new password on your computer easily.
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