Thursday, January 16, 2014

Various Available Windows 8 Password Reset Software And Methods

Microsoft has been providing an excellent feature to protect your precious data from malevolent persons. But, being human means you have a helpless habit of forgetting things, especially important things like passwords. So once in a while you’d need to reset or recover a Windows 8 password. In case you are having difficulty with that, remember that most Windows 8 problems or issues are resolvable by the user, and there are many efficient methods for resetting Windows 8 password. This article will guide you in detail, no matter whether you are familiar with your computer or not. There are two methods given, and you can choose whichever you feel best to put into practice.

Change your password to reset it

Most of the time we set a simple password when we create a user account. Though this is easy to remember, it is also easier for your password to be guessed by others who don’t exactly wish you well. Following is one of the best ways to resolve your Windows 8 problems concerning the password reset. Here some simple steps:

  • Initially, you need to press down Ctrl+Alt+Delete, and then click on Change a password, for opening the related screen.
  • Then you need to type in the old password, new password, and also password hint, and then click on the Next button.
  • In case you get the message The password has been changed, then it means that you have changed your password successfully. After that, you need to click on the OK button to close the screen.

Reset password using computer management

In case you are still able to log on to your computer, then you can reset the Windows 8 password with your account, or other local user accounts.

  • You need to point the mouse to the bottom-left corner, then right-click on the Start button, and then you can select Computer Management.
  • Then, on the left you can expand the Computer Management panel: System Tools\Local Users and Groups\Users.
  • After that, double-click on Users for opening the user list, and then right-click on the target user account name, and then select Set Password…
  • You can read about the prompt, in case you decide to change the password this way, and then click on Proceed.

You can enter and reenter the new password, and then click on the OK button to save the change.
Do the above and you shouldn’t have any problems with the password reset operation in your Windows 8 system. 

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