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How to Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password for Logon

Even though Microsoft account has been added for Windows 10 login, administrator still places an important role in Windows computer. Once Microsoft account password forgot, everyone could reset Microsoft account password with free Microsoft service online. But if Windows 10 administrator password forgot, how can you do to reset or remove Windows 10 administrator forgotten password without reset disk, another login user and sign-in options?

In this article, two effective ways would guide you to solve this problem, directly removing Windows 10 administrator password after forgot for logon.

  1. Way 1: 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 to reset or remove Windows forgotten password. Now powerful iSunshare Windows Password Genius Advanced will be taken, which could burn a bootable USB and everyone could use to reset or remove forgotten administrator password from not only Windows 10, but also Windows 8/7/Vista/XP and Windows server system.

Note: Probably you would think of pre-created password reset disk. But unfortunately it should be created before Windows 10 password forgot and one reset disk only reset one user password but not remove password from all administrator accounts. So it doesn't work now.

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

1. Run Windows Password Genius Advanced on an accessible 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 drive.

burn windows 10 password remove disk

After burning successfully, it is time for you to use it to do what you want to do, such as remove Windows 10 password from administrator.

Step 2: Boot Windows 10 from USB drive.

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

While Windows 10 computer successfully boots from it, there would pop up Windows Password Genius Advanced program, and list windows system and all Windows 10 user accounts.

select windows 10 system and administrator

Step 3: Remove Windows 10 administrator password.

Confirm Windows 10 system and select administrator you want to remove password, then click Reset Password button. Instantly, a dialog would ask you whether you want to set this administrator password to be blank. Click "Yes" to remove administrator password.

Reboot computer now and eject USB drive before Windows 10 computer really restarts from hard drive. Then on login screen, you would don't need password to login Windows 10 computer with administrator.

remove windows 10 administrator password


Way 2: Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password with Install CD

Compared with password recovery tool, this way would be a little difficult. But if you want to remove Windows 10 admin password free for computer, it is still worth trying.

In the process of remove Windows 10 password with installation CD, you would have to change cmd.exe and utilman.exe location with command, boot locked computer from CMD instead of Utility Manager, and remove Windows 10 admin password with command. At last, it is necessary to restore cmd.exe and utilman.exe location in purpose of normal computer boot. So now we will talk it in 4 steps. Follow these four steps if you are ready to remove Windows 10 administrator forgotten password with install CD.

Step 1: Change cmd.exe and utilman.exe location with command.

change CMD and utility manager location

Step 2: Restart Windows 10 computer with command.

wpeutil reboot

Step 3: Remove Windows 10 administrator password with command prompt.

1. Click Utility Manager on right-bottom side to open command prompt window on sign-in page.

open command prompt in locked Windows 10 computer

2. Type user command 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. Type command "net user isunshare *" and press Enter button three times continuously.

remove windows 10 administrator password with command prompt

Step 4: Recover cmd.exe and utilman.exe location back in Windows 10 computer.

Reboot Windows 10 from installation CD again, and recover cmd.exe and utilman.exe original path with the command.

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

recover CMD and Utility Manager location

No errors is allowed in all above steps in way 2. Otherwise you would fail to remove Windows 10 admin password. So if you are not sure you can deal with it well, please choose Windows Password Genius Advanced instead, which could remove Windows 10 administrator password more easily. And the most important thing is that it does no damage to your computer even you fail to remove password because of operation error.

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