Forgot Windows 8 password? Get locked out and can't access any files on your computer? In such a situation many computer newbie will choose to restore the computer, but in this way it will delete all your files and reset your machine to the day you bought it. Fortunately, there are 2 efficient & easy way to reset Windows 8 password USB so that you can log into Windows instantly.
Option 1. Reset Windows 8 password with USB Password reset disk.
When you add a password to your account, besides setting a password hint, you should create a Windows 8 password reset USB in case you need it.
Step 1: When entering a wrong password, it will show you the Password hint and you can reset password as following picture. Click "Reset password"…… it will show you the Password Reset Wizard.
Step 2: Click "NEXT" and select your USB password key disk drive to reset the password with a new one.
Step 3: Then you can use the new password enter your computer.
This USB Password reset disk only use in a certain account which you have created before, or it won’t help. So it’s better to create a password reset disk when you add a password to account. If you have problems with how to create Windows 8 password reset USB, you can see more details in MS website.
Option 2.Reset Windows 8 password with Windows 8 password key bootable USB drive
If you don’t have a password reset disk and you need to regain access to your system with a few minutes, see bellow.
Step 1: Prepare a 2GB USB flash drive and a computer which you can access to.
Step 2 : Download Windows 8 Password Key(lostwindowspassword.com) and install it.
Step 3: Run the program and burn the ISO image to the USB flash drive.
Step 4: Use the USB to reset Windows 8 password. But in this step, make sure your computer is boot from USB drive, you can set a BIOS if necessary.
Don’t worry if you have difficulty to bios setting, you can see more in the Windows Password Key website or do as this video guide describe step by step:
The method is easy for a computer newbie for Windows 8 password recovery USB and it’s the fastest if you don't have the reset disk. Hope that save your time.