I Forgot the Password to My Laptop

Laptops became a part of our daily life, important to a business trip for its portability and also to our entertainment life to kill boring time. To protect privacy, the majority of users would like to set a login password. But forgot the password to your laptop? What to do? This tutorial gives you three possible tips.

Forgetting the password to your laptop is not that bad as you imagine. If there are no feasible solutions for you, you can still go to a computer repair shop and pay to ask help from a computer technician. But you may have better choices to solve your problem on your own easily.

Self-help Choice 1: Reset Forgotten Laptop Password with Password Reset Disk.

If you have created a Windows password reset disk after you created a password for your account, you can reset forgotten laptop password easily with it when you forgot password.

  1. Click OK button when you forgot your laptop password and get the prompts that the user name or password is incorrect.
  2. Click Rest password link under the password box. In the following Welcome to the Password Reset Wizard dialogue box, click Next button to go on.
  3. Now insert the Windows password reset disk you created before into your locked laptop, select it from the pull-down list and click Next button.
  4. Type in your desired new password and type in it again to confirm it. Click Next button to go on.
  5. Click Finish button to finish forgotten laptop password reset.

Disadvantages:

  • You may haven’t take the precautions to create a password reset disk in advance.
  • You may not take the created password reset disk with you everywhere.

Self-help Choice 2: Reset Forgotten Laptop Password via Any Accessible Administrator Account.

If you have created more than one accounts on your laptop, you can login your laptop with other accessible account you remember its password. But if the accessible account with administrator privileges, you can reset password for the account you forgot its password.

  1. Click OK button when you forgot your laptop password and get the prompts that the user name or password is incorrect.
  2. Click Switch User button to login with any accessible administrator account.
  3. Click Start button, type lusrmgr.msc in the search box and press Enter key to open Local Users and Groups window.
  4. Expand Users folder.
  5. Right click on the user account you forgot its password and select Set Password item.
  6. Input your desired new password, confirm it and click OK button to save the changes.

Disadvantages:

  • You may have created more than one account but among which no account with administrator privileges.
  • You may forget other alternative administrator account password as well.

Self-help Choice 3: Reset Forgotten Laptop Password with the Aid of Effective Third – Party Tool.

If the above two methods introduced don’t work for you somehow, you can get yourself a professional and reliable Windows password recovery software. There is a sea of such software differs a little. You can search on the Internet and get one satisfactory. Asunsoft Windows Password Geeker Advanced for your reference here for it is one of the most popular and widely accepted one.

  1. Use another accessible computer with Internet to download Windows Password Geeker Advanced and then install it.
  2. Run it and choose USB device or CD/DVD option for your convenience to create a Windows password recovery disk.
  3. Insert a USB flash drive or CD/DVD disk accordingly, select it from the pull-down list and click Begin burning button to burn the software into the disk.
  4. When burning successfully, transfer the disk into your locked laptop and boot the laptop from the USB or from CD/DVD disk.
  5. Select the user account you forgot its password and click Reset Password button.
  6. Click Reboot button to restart your laptop. Before restart, remove the USB flash drive or CD/DVD disk first.

Advantages:

  • Reset forgotten password no matter which brand your laptop is, like Samsung, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba, Acer, Asus, etc.
  • Reset forgotten laptop password no matter which Windows system you run.
  • 100% recovery rate with only another accessible computer and a USB flash drive or CD/DVD disk.

This was a guest article from Erica Lee.

You can learn more about various password recovery & data recovery solutions from the author by visiting http://www.asunsoft.com and browsing the different software applications to help you.

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