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Use USB Drive to Create Windows 10 Password Recovery Tool

Why we need to create Windows 10 password recovery/reset tool with USB flash drive?

Undoubtedly, Windows 10 computer can boot from internal hard drive, and removal devices, such as USB drive and CD-ROM etc when it is accessible. However, once it is locked after password forgot, you would find the computer can't boot from hard drive normally, but removal devices is supported.

So at this moment, we just want to show how we can removal USB flash drive to create Windows 10 password reset tool to reset Windows 10 forgotten password or create new user account, in order to boot Windows 10 computer from hard drive successfully again.

How to use USB drive to create 3 Windows 10 password recovery tools?

  1. Option 1: Create Windows 10 password reset disk with USB drive
  2. Option 2: Burn a Windows 10 boot disk with USB
  3. Option 3: Create a Windows 10 installation USB disc

Before following steps below to create Windows 10 password recovery tools, please learn that which kind of disc you can use as a Windows 10 password reset tool for your computer, Windows 10 password reset disk, Windows 10 boot disk, or Windows 10 installation disc.

 

Option 1: Create Windows 10 password reset disk with USB drive

Windows 10 password reset disk, as the most effective and free tool for Windows 10 local user password reset, it can be created only when computer is accessible.

Some tips you should know before creating password reset disk:

1. A password reset disk only works for a local user you have chosen to create for.

2. How many local user accounts you want to reset password, how much password reset disks are required.

3. Usually one password reset disk created for an administrator account is enough for you to unlock Windows 10 computer after password forgot. Other Windows 10 forgotten password can be changed through Command Prompt etc after you access computer.

Steps to create Windows 10 password reset disk:

1. Sign in Windows 10 with a local user you want to create password reset disk for.

2. Press Win + X and choose Control Panel to open.

open control panel in windows 10

3. Insert bootable USB drive and find the built-in feature Create a password reset disk.

Search "password reset disk" in the top-right search box, or navigate to User Accounts > User Accounts and you can see the link Create a password reset disk on the left side.

search and find create a password reset disk link

4. Click the link "Create a password reset disk" and Forgotten Password Wizard runs.

forgotten password wizard runs

5. Click Next and choose the removal USB drive you want to create a password reset disk with.

choose usb drive to create a password reset disk

6. Click on Next and enter current user account password. It should be a local account password. Click Next.

enter current local user password

7. A password reset disk is created successfully.

successfully create a windows 10 password reset disk for a local user

8. Click Next the last time and Finish button to complete the process.

How to use Windows 10 password reset disk?

Choose the login user you have password reset disk for, and type a wrong password deliberately. While you are prompted the Windows 10 user password is incorrect, just click OK and Reset password link on login screen, and reset or remove Windows 10 forgotten local user password by following Password Reset Wizard.

reset or remove windows 10 local user password

Note:

If you want to reset Windows 10 other local user password with this password reset disk, you will get an error and fail to do. But Windows 10 boot disk created with Windows 10 Password Genius will works for all user accounts, including all local and Microsoft accounts.

fail to reset other local user password with reset disk

 

Option 2: Burn a Windows 10 boot disk with USB

A bootable USB flash drive also can be used to create a Windows 10 boot disk after you are locked out of Windows 10 computer. And if the boot disk is burned with Windows 10 password recovery program, such as Windows 10 Password Genius, you will be able to directly reset Windows 10 password with it for locked computer.

Steps to use USB drive to burn a Windows 10 boot disk:

1. Prepare iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius installed on another accessible Windows computer.

2. Plug USB flash drive into computer and click USB device option on Windows 10 Password Genius.

choose usb device as burning media

3. Choose and confirm the USB drive you want to use, and click on Begin burning button.

choose inserted USB drive to burn boot disk

4. Agree to format USB drive and Windows 10 Password Genius will be burned into USB as a boot disk.

agree to format usb flash drive

5. Get USB drive out of computer after burning successfully.

successfully burn a Windows 10 boot disk with USB

Such a Windows 10 boot USB disk will help you to remove Windows 10 password and create new admin account then on locked Windows 10 computer.

About more details, please follow Windows 10 Password Genius user guide to do.

 

Option 3: Create a Windows 10 installation USB disc

Besides the original Windows 10 install CD, you can also create a Windows 10 installation disc with USB at any time to reset Windows 10 local admin password with command prompt as long as you want.

Requirements:

1. An accessible Windows computer

2. USB flash drive larger than 4 GB

3. Media Creation Tool/Rufus/Windows 7 USB download tool

While you have the source file of Windows 10 system, Rufus and Windows 7 USB download tool can be chosen. If not, you will have to download Windows 10 system file automatically with Media Creation Tool and then burn it into selected USB flash drive.

create a windows 10 installation usb disc

Learn to create a bootable USB disc for Windows 10 with them if you need an installation disc to reset Windows 10 password or reinstall or repair Windows 10 system.

What's your take?

Comparing the above three Windows 10 password recovery tools, you will find iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius is the best choice if you forgot password and locked out of Windows 10 computer. And if you cannot find available USB flash drive, CD-ROM works the same as USB drive on creating Windows 10 password recovery tools with above methods.

 

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