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How to Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password for Logon

Have no Microsoft account for Windows 10 logon while forgot Windows 10 administrator password? Here are two effective ways for you to remove Windows 10 administrator password directly from locked computer.

  1. Way 1: Windows 10 Password Recovery Tool
  2. Way 2: Windows 10 Installation CD

Way 1: Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password with Password Recovery Tool

Undoubtedly, Windows password recovery tool is one of the direct ways for Windows password reset or remove. And now powerful Windows 10 password recovery tool, iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius will be taken for you to remove Windows 10 administrator password instantly. Actually, it could also remove Windows 10 Microsoft account password and create new admin account at the same time.

Step 1: Create a bootable USB with Windows 10 Password Genius.

1. Run Windows 10 Password Genius on an accessible Windows PC or laptop.

2. Plug a bootable flash USB drive (or CD-ROM) into the available computer.

3. Choose USB device (CD/DVD) and click Begin burning to burn program into plugged device.

burn windows 10 password removal disk

After burning successfully, you would get a bootabl USB that can remove Windows 10 password and create new admin account for logon. Now let's just see how it easily removes Windows 10 administrator password to login computer.

Step 2: Run Windows 10 Password Genius on locked Windows 10 computer.

1. Insert the bootable USB drive you get into locked Win 10 computer and set computer boot from it.

2. While Windows 10 computer successfully boots from USB device, Windows 10 Password Genius would run and list Windows 10 system and all Windows 10 user accounts.

select windows 10 system and administrator

Step 3: Remove Windows 10 administrator password.

1. Windows 10 system is checked automatically. Now just select the administrator you want to remove password and click Reset Password button.

2. Instantly Windows 10 administrator password becomes blank while you click Yes on pop-up dialog to make sure.

remove windows 10 administrator password

3. Restart Windows 10 computer normally to confirm Windows 10 administrator password remove.

Tap on Reboot button and Yes, and instantly eject USB drive you have connected to Windows 10 computer. Wait for Windows 10 starting from hard drive. While you come back to Windows 10 login screen, just select the administrator you have reset password, and find it doesn't need to type any password to sign in Windows 10 directly.


Way 2: Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password with Install CD

Surely if you are familiar with Windows 10 system and want to remove Windows 10 password free for computer, Windows 10 install CD can be alternative. Just compared with Windows 10 Password Genius talked above, it would cost more time and need to write some difficult command line. So in terms of usability and efficiency, it is not a good choice.

But undoubtedly it can work, so follow the three steps if you are ready to remove Windows 10 administrator forgotten password with install CD.

Step 1: Change cmd.exe location to replace utilman.exe with installation CD.

change CMD and utility manager location


Step 2: Remove Windows 10 administrator password with command prompt.

Now Windows 10 computer boots from hard drive and when you get to login screen successfully, follow below to do.

1. Click Utility Manager button at right-bottom side on login screen. And open Command Prompt instead of original Utility Manager.

open command prompt in locked Windows 10 computer

2. Type the user command and press Enter to remove Windows 10 forgotten admin password.
net user <username> <password>

Tips: If you want to remove Windows 10 login password, please do not set any new password for administrator. For example, type "net user isunshare *" and press Enter button twice continuously.

remove windows 10 administrator password with command prompt


Step 3: Recover cmd.exe and utilman.exe back to original location in Windows 10.

It is similar to change cmd.exe and utilman.exe location with installation CD. So you need to power off your Windows 10 computer after Windows 10 password removal, and reboot computer from installation CD again. Then type following commands.

copy d:\utilman.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe

recover CMD and Utility Manager location

At last, reboot Windows 10 computer with command "wpeutil reboot" and remember to exit install CD in time. While computer reboots normally, choose the administrator you have removed password, and sign in Windows 10 without password.


Besides removing Windows 10 administrator password, creating new admin account on locked Windows 10 with Windows 10 Password Genius and Windows 10 install CD also help you to login computer without Microsoft account.

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