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How to Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password If Forgot

Has only administrator for Windows 10 login but Windows 10 administrator password forgot? How can you log into Windows 10? Generally, two options are available for you to choose.

Now two ways talked in this article just meet these requirements. It is worth recommending because all of them can directly remove Windows 10 administrator password all the time.

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

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

As one of the best Windows 10 password removal tools, undoubtedly iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius can remove Windows 10 administrator password instantly. At the same time, it can also remove Windows 10 Microsoft account password and create new admin account on your locked Windows 10 computer.

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 it.

burn windows 10 password removal disk

After burning successfully, you would get a bootable USB that can remove your forgotten Windows 10 administrator password. Now let's see how it easily removes Windows 10 administrator password for logon.

Step 2: Remove Windows 10 administrator password.

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

2. While Windows 10 Password Genius runs and lists all Windows 10 user accounts, select the administrator account and click on Reset Password button.

select windows 10 system and administrator

3. Continue to click Yes on pop-up dialog and Windows 10 administrator password is removed.

remove windows 10 administrator password

4. Restart computer after exiting bootable USB and sign in Windows 10 with administrator but without password.

Congralutions on successfully removing Windows 10 administrator password with password removal tool. If you have a install CD for Windows 10, try way 2 and it will also help you to remove Windows 10 administrator password. Just it would seem a little difficult to operate than user-friendly Windows 10 Password Genius.

 

Way 2: Remove Windows 10 Administrator Password with Install CD

Install CD is worth trying to remove Windows 10 administrator password if you have learned more about it.

Follow three steps to remove Windows 10 administrator 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

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.

recover CMD and Utility Manager location

 

Tips:

If you don't want to remove forgotten Windows 10 administrator pasword, above two utilities also create new admin account on locked Windows 10 for you to login computer without Microsoft account.

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