Today the problem concerning forgetting Windows password is on the rise. But luckily, to reset a lost Windows password is not as difficult as people think, even the lost Windows password users master few computer skills. Here will discuss what to do if you forgot Windows XP/Vista/7/8 password.
Forgot Windows XP Password
When it comes to reset forgotten Windows XP password, the most used method is to use its built-in administrator account, which is enabled and not password-protected by default. If you belong to those who stick to Windows XP, you can press Ctrl+Alt+Del twice on the logon screen to pop up the classic Windows logon screen. Then enter administrator in the username box and leave the password box blank, press Enter to get back in computer. Of course, this method is available provided that you never add a password to built-in administrator.
Besides, you can use the built-in tools in Windows XP to create a password reset disk before the password is forgotten. If you forget to do it, third-party software like Windows Password Unlocker will prove to be helpful, which can help you create a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive to reset lost Windows XP password to blank.
Forgot Windows Vista/7 Password
Unlike Windows XP, the built-in administrator is disabled by default in Windows 7/Vista. As for a lost Windows 7/Vista password, PC users are often highly recommended to use another accessible administrator account or a password reset disk created through the Windows built-in function. But most lost Windows 7/Vista password users prefer to use Windows Password Unlocker to remove its lost Windows password. With this Windows password recovery tool, a lost Windows password can be easily remove in a matter of minutes with a few clicks. And if you enable fingerprint logon, you can log on to your PC by it instead of the password consisting of letters, symbols and numbers.
Forgot Windows 8 Password
Undoubtedly, Windows 8 is the hottest topic among PC users. Though it will be launched in next year according to Microsoft CEO, there are many rumors and expectations about it. Do you expect it and will you switch to Windows 8 after its release? Well, if you easy to forget Windows password, you may can use facial logon to get back in your Windows 8 if you forgot Windows 8 password. Moreover, I believe that many Windows Password recovery tools will update for Windows 8 password recovery.