Forgot Your Computer Password? Don’t Worry! This Is How You Can Still Access!

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من طرف Smartmon

Imagine that you need to access some important files on your computer and you cant log in to your computer just because you don’t have the password, seems horrifying, eh? Don’t worry and check out these easy hacks to access your PC without your password!


Method 1 : Change your Windows 8 or 10 Password Online

On a different computer, visit https://account.live.com/resetpassword.aspx. Select “I forgot my password” on the page that opens and click “Next”.

Note that this method will only work if you have a Microsoft account and use it to log into your computer.

Enter your Microsoft account email address. Don’t forget to write the entire email address along with the domain name. In the box below, type the verification code and click “Next”.

Select an appropriate option to receive the password reset code. The options will include the phone number and non-Microsoft recovery email address. Choose either of them and click “Send Code”. You may click to “I don’t have any of these” if that’s the case and below that option, type an accessible e-mail address and click “Next”.

In case, you received the code via your recovery email address or phone number, you can enter the code and click next to reset the password. You can login with your Microsoft account once you confirm your new password. If that was not the case, then you’ll be directed to a form that will verify your identity, try to provide as much relevant information as you can including your old passwords. Microsoft will verify and send you the password reset link on the email address provided.

Method 2: Change your Windows 8 or 10 Password in Safe Mode

Click on the Power icon on the login screen, hold down the shift key and press “restart” along with it.

When the computer restarts, choose “troubleshoot” then “advanced options” then “Startup Settings” and then click “Restart”.

In case, you received the code via your recovery email address or phone number, you can enter the code and click next to reset the password. You can login with your Microsoft account once you confirm your new password. If that was not the case, then you’ll be directed to a form that will verify your identity, try to provide as much relevant information as you can including your old passwords. Microsoft will verify and send you the password reset link on the email address provided.

Method 2: Change your Windows 8 or 10 Password in Safe Mode

Click on the Power icon on the login screen, hold down the shift key and press “restart” along with it.

When the computer restarts, choose “troubleshoot” then “advanced options” then “Startup Settings” and then click “Restart”.

Select “Manage other accounts”. Now choose your user account to change its password.

Change the password and save it.

Press ctrl+alt+del, then click Power icon and then “Restart”. Now you can login normally with your new password.

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