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How to Bypass Windows 8 Microsoft Account Password after Forgot

Forgot or lost the only Microsoft account password on Windows 8 computer? Don’t be anxious. Microsoft and Windows Password Genius could help you to easily reset it and bypass forgotten Microsoft account password to login Windows 8.

Method 1: Bypass Windows 8 Forgotten Microsoft Account Password on Microsoft

If you have forgotten and wanted to bypass Microsoft account password free for Windows 8 logon, please go to Microsoft account password reset page and reset a new password for Windows 8 Microsoft account. This is a service provided by Microsoft, usually used to reset Microsoft account forgotten or lost password.

1. Choose reason why you have to reset Windows 8 Microsoft account password.

2. Enter Microsoft account and verification code, click Next.

3. Select an email to receive security code for verifying your identity. Click “Send code“.

verify Windows 8 Microsoft account

4. Sign in email and check security code.

5. Copy security code sent from Microsoft and type it on password recovery page.

6. Enter new password for your Microsoft account. Click Next.

7. Until you see “Your account has been recovered” message, you can finish Windows 8 Microsoft account password reset. Now you can click “Next” to directly login Microsoft account with new password, or enable two-step verification for Microsoft account.

bypass Windows 8 Microsoft account forgotten password

Turn to Windows 8 login screen, type new password to access Windows 8 computer.

Method 2: Bypass Windows 8 Microsoft Account Password with Reset Disk

If you have Windows password reset disk, no matter it is created on Windows 8 computer when it is accessible, or burned with Windows Password Genius Advanced, it would be easy for you to change Windows 8 Microsoft account password. So you can bypass forgotten Microsoft account password to sign in Windows 8. At the same time, you can change local user account password and create new administrator for Windows 8.

Now suppose you have had password reset disk for Windows 8, let’s see how it help to bypass Windows 8 Microsoft account forgotten password.

Tips: If you have no password reset disk, download Windows Password Genius Advanced and follow the password reset disk creation guide to create one.

Step 1: Plug password reset USB disk or CD disk into locked Windows 8 computer.

Step 2: Set Windows 8 computer boot from reset disk and Windows Password Genius Advanced will run on locked computer.

Step 3: Select Microsoft account and tap “Reset Password“.

select Microsoft account in locked Windows 8

Step 4: Click “Yes” on pop-up dialog asking you if you want to set this user password to iSunshare@2012.

reset Microsoft account with default password

Then Microsoft account password would be changed to be default one “iSunshare@2012“. Instantly you can see it in user list of Windows Password Genius Advanced.

successfully bypass forgotten Microsoft account password by reset

Step 5: If you don’t want to create new user, click Reboot” now and Yes to confirm restart Windows 8 computer. And please remember to eject Windows password reset disk before Windows 8 really starts.

restart locked windows 8 with new Microsoft account password

Now how is your Windows 8 Microsoft account login problem? Have you bypassed its forgotten password to log in the Windows 8 computer? If not, please go on to follow the introductions above again carefully.

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