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How to Unlock Windows 10 Admin Password after Forgot

"My Windows 10 computer administrator has been locked just because of password forgot. So now I'm locked out of my computer. Is there any way that I can use to unlock Windows 10 admin password effectively and then unlock my locked Windows 10 computer safely?"

I'm sorry to hear that but you don't need to be so anxious. There are always methods that can effectively unlock your Windows 10 PC/laptop/tablet after forgot administrator password. Now I will list two effective of them.

  1. Way 1: Unlock Windows 10 Password with Options on Login Screen
  2. Way 2: Unlock Windows 10 Admin Password with Windows Password Tool

Way 1: Unlock Windows 10 Password with Options on Login Screen

Forgot Windows 10 administrator password? Actually on Windows 10 logon screen, besides forgotten password, other sign-in options, such as PIN code, Picture password, Reset password link also could help to unlock Windows 10 PC/laptop/tablet, surely as long as you have them.

Preconditions: PIN code, Picture password and password reset disk created for the administrator before Windows 10 computer locked.

sign in options for unlocking windows 10

Once Windows 10 login password is checked wrong, Windows 10 system would suggest you to reset Windows 10 forgotten password, or choose other sign-in options to access Windows 10. If you really want to unlock the locked administrator or computer, you should make full use of them.

Option 1: Click PIN code and type four digital codes to enter locked Windows 10 computer.

unlock windows 10 with PIN code

Option 2: Click Picture Password and draw gesture on a picture to access locked Windows 10 laptop.

unlock windows 10 with picture password

Option 3: Click Reset password link to run Password Reset Wizard. Then unlock Windows 10 by resetting administrator forgotten password with password reset disk you have created.

unlock windows 10 with password reset disk

The last option would ask a password reset disk that is created for this administrator before locked out of Windows 10 computer. If you have, just need to plug it into locked computer and follow Password Reset Wizard to reset password and unlock Windows 10 PC/laptop/tablet. If not, please follow the way 2 to burn one and go on.

Way 2: Unlock Windows 10 Admin Password with Windows Password Tool

If have no other effective ways to unlock computer after Windows 10 administrator password forgot, please try the most effective and safest Windows password recovery tool - iSunshare 10 Windows Password Genius, which can work at anytime to burn a password reset disk. So it would be a good choice for you to unlock locked Windows 10 PC/laptop/tablet while you have no alternative.

Step 1: Get an effective Windows 10 admin password recovery tool.

Download iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius from its introduction page and run it on accessible computer. If you want to use it better for Windows 10 admin password unlock, full version is recommended.

choose windows 10 password reset disk burning device

Step 2: Create password reset disk for Windows 10 locked computer.

2-1 Once Windows 10 Password Genius runs on accessible computer, insert bootable USB flash drive or CD-ROM.

2-2 Choose USB device or CD/DVD option and select inserted device. Then click Begin burning button.

burn windows 10 password reset disk

2-3 While burning successfully, click OK to finish burning a Windows 10 password reset disk.

successfully create a windows 10 password reset disk

Step 3: Remove Windows 10 admin password and unlock Windows 10 PC/laptop/tablet.

3-1 Plug password reset disk into locked Windows 10 computer, and boot computer from it.

3-2 While Windows 10 Password Genius runs on locked computer, Windows 10 system is checked automatically. And you just need to choose the locked admin account and reset password. Click Reset Password and Yes button to remove Windows 10 forgotten admin password.

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3-3 Tap on Reboot button and eject reset disk instantly to make Windows 10 computer start normally. Then you can unlock your Windows 10 computer without administrator password.

reboot windows 10 to unlock computer successfully


This article just talks about how to unlock Windows 10 computer while you locked out of administrator. But actually, while you are locked out of Microsoft account for Windows 10 logon, the powerful Windows 10 Password Genius also helps you unlock Windows 10 PC/laptop/tablet by easily removing Microsoft account password.


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