Bypass Windows 10 Password

Bypass Windows 10 Password

By Radame Hernandez



Today I am going to guide you how to reset Windows 10 administrator password.

Let’s put a very unique case. You have a new Windows 10 computer that is set to boot only from the internal hard drive. No matter how you set the BIOS your computer does not boot from other thing that Windows Boot Manager and even your BIOS does not have CSM or Legacy option to boot from a Live Password Recovery CD.

Your computer only boot from the hard drive and it is set to a local account. You cannot go online to Microsoft and reset your password because it will not have any effect in your local account.

Well, there is still a thing you can do. I am going to show you how to change the password on your computer.

You need to have another computer to make it works. These are the steps to follow:

  1. Extract the hard drive from the computer you cannot login.
  2. Connect it to a computer that you have access. You can do it by using a USB to SATA bridge:hdd
  3. Now, look for a drive letter that should be assigned to the attached Hard Drive. In this example it is Drive H:
  4. Run a Command Prompt as Administrator.
  5. From the cmd type: takeown /F H:\Windows\System32\Utilman.exe
  6. Then type: cacls H:\Windows\System32\Utilman.exe /e /p yourusername:f
  7. Now rename the Utilman.exe with this comand rename H:\Windows\System32\Utilman.exe Utilman1.exe
  8. Then do the same thing for cmd.exe
  9. From the cmd type: takeown /F H:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
  10. Then type: cacls H:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /e /p yourusername:f
  11. Now rename the cmd.exe with this command rename H:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe Utilman.exe
  12. Exit the command prompt.
  13. Extract the hard drive and connect it to the computer that you cannot login to.
  14. Boot the computer and once you get to the login screen click on the Ease of access icon:ease
  15. This will bring up a command prompt window.
  16. Now type: net user yourusername *
  17. Now the system will ask for the new password, just type it twice.
  18. Close the Command prompt windows and login with your new password.

If you follow this simple steps you will be able to gain access to your Windows 10 computer that you had forgotten your password. These steps work for Windows Vista to windows 10.


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10 thoughts on “Bypass Windows 10 Password

  1. There is another way: switch in Settings from Microsoft account to local account with the name instead of email and without password. After that, any traditional desktop program and web browser will work without problems like in previous Windows. However, modern apps which use Microsoft services (like mail, Skype, Xbox etc) will ask you to switch back to MS account or authenticate locally; it may be inconvenient if you rely on them.

  2. For windows password recovery, there is another option. Command line is great for advanced users but it is too hard for beginners like me. I fortunately reset the login password with UUkeys Windows Password Mate. What I did is to create a bootable disk with USB drive and use it to reset the password. Quite simple and effective.

  3. To use an administrator account to reset your password
    Warning: If you use an administrator account to reset the password, you will permanently lose access to any e‑mail messages or encrypted files that are on that account.

    1. Log on to the administrator account that you will use to reset the forgotten password.
    2. Open Local Users and Groups by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, typing lusrmgr.msc into the Search box, and then pressing ENTER.* Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
    3. Double-click Local Users and Groups, and then click Users.
    4. Right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and then click Set Password.
    5. Type and confirm the new password.

    1. Use bypass Windows 10 admin password
      1. Download effective Windows Password Key
      2. Install it on your accessible computer and run it.
      3. Insert CD/USB into the computer and begin to create a burning disk by Windows password recovery program.
      4. Plug burning disk into locked computer, boot it from CD/USB.
      5. choose the account you wish to reset its password and click “Reset Password”, or click Add User to create new account.


  4. If you forget Windows 10 password then there are many way to recover it first method is using Windows recovery dvd or USb drive and other is just guessing your password .

    There is another method where you can recover Windows 10 password , please follow below :

    Start from Windows 10 USD boot bale or DVD Bootable drive
    Do not install instead Repair Windows
    Now click on Trouble Shooting
    Now open Command Prompt
    now type ren d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe utilman.exe.bak
    copy d:\windows\System32\cmd.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe
    Now restart your pc
    now clcik on Ease of Access icon
    You will see a command prompt
    Now type net user test /add
    net localgroup administrators
    test /add
    close command prompt and restart your pc
    Now you will see the test user and you can log on with that
    This is also a good way to recover your windows 10 password if lost.
    I hope it helps you.

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