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Reset Windows 10 Local Admin Password without Disk or USB

As we know, password reset disk can be used to easily reset Windows 10 local admin password after forgot. But if no password reset disk created previously, and even no USB for you to creat a Windows 10 password reset disk on another computer with password tool, iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius, what can you do to reset Windows 10 local admin password without disk or USB?

Here are some alternative options for you to choose for resetting Windows 10 local admin password.

  1. 1. Reset Windows 10 local admin password with other administrator account
  2. 2. Reset Windows 10 local admin password in safe mode
  3. 3. Create a iSunshare CD disc to reset Windows 10 local admin password

Way 1: Reset Windows 10 local admin password with other administrator account

Besides forgotten Windows 10 local admin password, you still have two ways to sign in Windows 10 instead.

1. The PIN code or picture password of password-forgotten Windows 10 local administrator.

2. Another local administrator in Windows 10, such as Administrator or other admin account you know password.

Once you sign in Windows 10 with administrative privileges, it would don't need to worry about resetting Windows 10 forgotten local admin password. Command prompt, computer management, control panel or PC settings will help you to reset forgotten admin password in Windows 10. The article about change Windows 10 administrator password would give you the details.

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Way 2: Reset Windows 10 local admin password in safe mode

If you cannot sign in Windows 10 with any local administrator account, don't be disappointed and give up. Try to boot Windows 10 in safe mode and built-in administrator would be used by default. With the admin rights, you would be able to run command prompt, computer management, control panel again to reset Windows 10 local admin password without disk or USB. See the details in article how to change Windows 10 password in safe mode.

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

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

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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.

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

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Way 3: Reset Windows 10 local admin password with iSunshare CD disc

Compared with above two ways, this way will help you to reset Windows 10 local admin password without disk or USB at any time. No matter you can't sign in Windows 10 with other options instead or cannot boot Windows 10 in safe mode, iSunshare installation CD disc will always boot Windows 10 from CD and reset forgotten local admin password.

Step 1: Prepare iSunshare CD disc.

1. Install and run iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius on a Windows computer you can access.

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 Windows 10 Password Genius program into it.

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

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Step 2: 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. Until Windows 10 Password Genius runs on Windows 10 computer and lists all of the user accounts, select the local administrator account you want to reset password and click on Reset Password button.

3. Tap on Yes then to make sure Windows 10 local admin password reset to be blank.

4. Reboot Windows 10 computer without CD disc and apply all the changes on Windows 10 computer.

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So you would know even without password reset disk or USB in hand, above methods still could help you to reset Windows 10 local admin password.

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