How to Reset Windows 8 Password
This recovery topic focuses on how to crack windows 8 password with various password recovery ways.
Few days ago, I got Windows 8 Developer Preview edition, and I done a testing on recreating windows 8 password.
Windows 8 has three types login password, text password, fingerprint password and picture password. My computer does not support fingerprint password and picture password, so I did not make a reset on that two passwords. Here I show how to reset windows 8 text password.
1. Reset windows 8 password with script
To make windows 8 password be reseted by a script, the script must be launch when windows 8 starts up, so we have to change the registry offline to make script run when windows 8 starts up before log on screen display.
- Create a WinPE boot disk.
- Boot windows 8 computer from WinPE boot disk.
- Create a cracking script.
- Edit windows 8 registry to make it boot from reseting script.
- Reboot computer and log on with new password.
- Delete reseting script and boot key from registry.
Reference: Recover windows password with script.
2. Reset windows 8 password with password recovery software
With password recover software, we can reset windows 8 password in a few steps. Here I show the key steps for using Spower Windows Password Reset to recreate windows 8 password.
- Download Spower Windows Password Reset Special.
- Install Spower Windows Password Reset Special.
- Create a bootable windows 8 password recovery disk.
- Boot computer from windows 8 password recovery disk.
- Select an account and recover its password – Remove or Reset the password.
- Reboot computer.