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How to Reset Surface Password after Lost or Forgot

No matter which Surface PC tablet you are using, Surface 2/3, Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2/3, after Surface login password lost or forgot, you can use Windows Password Genius Advanced to reset Surface password in few steps.

Why Windows Password Genius Advanced can reset Surface lost password so easily?

If you have ever used it to reset Windows password, you would know Windows Password Genius Advanced could create a powerful Windows password reset disk, which is burned to USB flash drive or CD/DVD ROM and removes or recovers Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 and Windows server 2000/2003/2008/2012(R2) password. So when Surface is installed such Windows operational systems, Surface password reset with iSunshare Windows Password Genius Advanced will work.

Four steps to reset Surface password with Windows Password Genius Advanced



Step 1: Run Windows Password Genius Advanced on Windows laptop/desktop/PC tablet.

Please download or get Windows Password Genius full version, and install it on your accessible computer, which could be Windows laptop, desktop computer or PC tablet. Then run it after installation.

Step 2: Create a Surface password reset disk.

1. Plug prepared USB flash drive into computer where Windows Password Genius Advanced runs.

2. Choose password reset disk burning media.

When you have inserted USB flash drive, tap USB device.

choose Surface password reset disk burning media

3. Burn password reset disk into USB drive.

Open drop-down list in front of "Begin burning" button, and select inserted burning device. Then click Begin burning button.

burn Surface password reset disk into USB drive

When a dialog pops up with Burning Successfully message, click OK and exit password reset disk burning device. Now Windows password reset disk has been burned to USB drive, you can use it to reset Surface lost or forgotten password.

successfully create Surface password reset disk with Windows Password Genius Advanced

Step 3: Boot Surface from USB flash drive.

Insert USB reset disk you just created into Surface, and set Surface boot from USB flash drive. Surely boot Surface from USB device is not like boot other computers from USB drive.

When your Surface is locked and off because of password forgot, start Surface from USB drive like this:

If you want to know more about it, please follow the article in Microsoft start Surface from USB recovery drive when Surface is on or off.

Step 4: Reset Surface password with USB password reset disk.

When Surface successfully boots from USB password reset disk, Windows Password Genius Advanced would run with password recovery screen.

windows password recovery program runs on Surface

1. Confirm Surface Windows system, and select the user you want to reset password for, and tap Reset Password button.

2. Click Yes in prompting dialog and Surface user password turns to be blank or a new one. If you want to add a new user for Surface, click Add User to create an administrative account.

reset Surface password with usb reset disk

3. Tap Reboot and Yes to eject Windows password reset disk and restart Surface now. Before Surface logo appears, please exit USB flash drive from Surface, and Surface will restart successfully without user password.

eject usb password reset disk from Surface

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