Home > Resources > Windows 10 Password > Reset Windows 10 Local Admin Password without Disk or USB

Reset Windows 10 Local Admin Password without Disk or USB

"How can i reset Windows 10 local admin password while forgot Windows 10 admin password no disk? Also I couldn't find the bootable USB drive around."

As is known, the Windows password reset disk is an easy and free disk for people to reset Windows forgotten password. But it doesn't mean only the disk or USB can help you solve the problem "Windows 10 local admin password reset". Instead, you would find another administrator account, Windows 10 password recovery tool etc that can also work for Windows 10 password reset without disk or usb.

3 methods to reset Windows 10 admin password without disk or USB:

  1. Method 1: Reset Windows 10 password with admin account
  2. Method 2: Enable safe mode to reset Windows 10 password
  3. Method 3: Create a CD disc to reset Windows 10 local admin password

Method 1: Reset Windows 10 admin password with administrator account

Besides forgotten Windows 10 local admin password, please try if you have other sign-in options or other available administrator account for computer login.

1. Click the "Sign-in options" under password input field and choose "PIN" or Picture password option.

sign in windows 10 with other options

2. Look for other administrator account you know password on login screen. And choose it to login to Windows 10.

sign in windows 10 with other administrator

Once you have administrative privileges to Windows 10 computer, it doesn't matter if you forgot or lost any Windows 10 password. Just run Command Prompt, Computer Management, Control Panel, or PC settings, which will help you change forgotten admin password in Windows 10.

 

Method 2: Enable safe mode to reset Windows 10 password

Don't give up if you cannot find enabled administrator account to access Windows 10 computer normally, because you can boot Windows 10 in safe mode and reset Windows 10 local admin password with command prompt etc with the help of default but disabled administrator account.

How to boot Windows 10 in safe mode and reset Windows 10 password:

1. Click Power > Restart on locked Windows 10 login screen and hold on Shift key at the same time.

change windows 10 startup settings

2. Choose Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings. Click Restart and press F4/F5/F6 to Enable Safe Mode, then you will be able to enter Windows 10 safe mode with default administrator.

start windows 10 in safe mode

3. Run command prompt as administrator, or open Computer Management, Control Panel. Then reset Windows 10 local admin password with command line, in computer management or in PC settings.

reset windows 10 local admin password in safe mode

 

Method 3: Reset Windows 10 local admin password with CD disc

Compared with above two ways that only work in specified cases, Windows 10 password recovery CD disc told in this part will be more recommended, since it can reset Windows 10 password for not only local administrator account at any time without limitations.

How to prepare such a Windows 10 password recovery CD disc?

1. Install and run iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius on an accessible Windows computer.

2. Plug the CD-ROM into computer and choose it as burning device.

3. Click on Begin burning button to format it and then burn the program "Windows 10 Password Genius" into it.

After burning successfully, you would get a boot CD disc that can reset Windows 10 forgotten password for local account and Microsoft account.

create isunshare cd disc

3 steps to reset Windows 10 local admin password with CD disc:

1. Connect CD disc to your Windows 10 computer and boot computer from CD-ROM.

2. While Windows 10 Password Genius runs on on this computer, choose the administrator account and click on Reset Password button. Then tap on Yes then to make sure Windows 10 local admin password reset to be blank.

3. Reboot Windows 10 computer without CD disc and apply password changes on your Windows 10 computer.

reset windows 10 local admin password without disk

So you know even there is no Windows 10 password reset disk or no bootable USB drive in hand, you could also find other ways to reset Windows 10 local admin password without disk or reset Windows 10 password for all login user account.

Related Articles:

Hot Categories
Windows 10 Password
Windows 8 Password
Windows 7 Password
More +
Hot Articles
How to Reset Windows 10 Forgotten Password
How to Bypass Windows 10 Password and Automatically Login
How to Unlock Windows 10 PC after Forgot Admin Password
Windows 10 Laptop Password Reset without Disk
5 Ways to Access Local Group Policy Editor on Windows 10
More +
Latest Articles
2 Ways to Disable Windows 10 Login Password
2 Ways to Automatically Skip Windows 10 Login Screen
Cannot Remember Windows 10 Password | How to Sign In
More +
Hot Products
Windows Password Genius
iTunes Password Genius
Product Key Finder
More +