Hello Friends, This post will show you how to Reset your windows 10 Password using Windows setup DVD or Pen drive. For this you should have windows 10 installation media in DVD or pen drive. Please follow the step by step procedure –
Reset your windows 10 Password using Windows setup DVD or Pen drive
Step 1. First reboot your PC and press your boot setup key (Note: It may be different key for different computer brand)
Step 2: Select media device i.e. CD ROM or Pendrive.
Step 3. Now your windows installation will display like this, press ‘Next’ button
Step 4. Press the button ‘repair your computer’
Step 5. Select the Troubleshoot option
Step 6. Select the command prompt option
Step 7. Now you’re on command prompt window then type like below-
It will display all the volume list like C, D, E, just find in which volume windows has installed (please remember this as you’ll have to put in next step) and type exit command on prompt
8. Now navigate the system partition, suppose in my case it is ‘C’ Partition, type-
(Navigate the system32 to rename the existing file)
Step 7: Type ‘system32’ to enter in this folder
C:\> cd windows\system32
C:\Windows\System32>move utilman.exe utilman.exe.bak
1 file(s) moved.
C:\Windows\System32>copy cmd.exe utilman.exe (Now we’re replacing utility manager…)
1 file(s) copied
C:\Windows\System32>wpeutil reboot (to restart the PC)
Now after rebooting your PC click the button ‘ease of access’ (at bottom-right) to open command prompt and type-
C:\Windows\system32>net user “name of the account” *
Note: Don’t forget to add ‘*’ at the end
Step 8: It will ask to put the password
Type a password for the user: (leave it blank)
Retype the password to confirm: (leave it blank)
The command completed successfully
Now you can login to your PC without password.
But here one more thing we have to rename the utill.exe file, so please follow the next step
9. Reboot the PC and now select windows installation media
Step 10: Click ‘Next’ and Select ‘repair your computer’
Step 11: Select ‘troubleshoot’
Step 12: Select command prompt
Now we need to navigate the system folder
C:\>windows\System32>move utilman.exe.bak utilman.exe
1 file(s) moved.
Now your PC would restart and you are able to login without the password. Thank you.