Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Password reset disk

  1. #1

    Password reset disk


    My laptop wouldn't accept my password, I tried about 9 times. Then I got a box stating:' You need a password reset disk', but how do I do/get that? robinpe

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    windows 8


    If you are referring to your windows password, I used this utility to clear the passwords for Admin and user accounts.
    It was pretty straight forward, if you get stuck let me know.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Solved


    I did what Brink advised in a former post & made a password reset disk with the aid of a USB flash drive. robinpe
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    What happens when you follow the steps to create the disk,
    but you cannot get to the "Forgotten Password Wizard"?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Password reset disk
Related Threads
How to Create a Password Reset Disk on a USB Flash Drive in Windows 8 and 8.1 This will show you how to create a password reset disk on a USB flash drive that you could use to reset the password for your local user account with if forgotten in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT...
How to Reset Your Local User Account Password with Password Reset Disk in Windows 8 and 8.1 If you have previously created a password reset disk on a USB flash drive for your local user account in Windows 8, then this will show you how to use it to reset your password with a new password to be...
Solved Password reset disk on a CD? in User Accounts and Family Safety
I see the write-up on how to make a password reset disk on a USB flash memory stick. But is there a way to make a password reset disk on a CD? WHAT I DID: 1. Inserted a blank CD in the optical drive. 2. Opened control panel and clicked "User Accounts". But in the left panel there is no...
Solved Windows 8 Password Reset Disk error. in User Accounts and Family Safety
Error message: An error occured while the wizard was attempting to set the password for this user account. Why did my error occur and how do i prevent it? Help please.
Password reset disk in User Accounts and Family Safety
why can stander users make a password reset disk can can be used to reset the the administrators or any other users password is there a way i can make so that it only works for the account it made?
When I click on Create a password reset disk the wizard does not show up anywhere. I found errors in Windows Log under security that correspong to the times I have tried to create the disk. 30419 My pc is a dual boot W7 Pro/W8.1 Pro laptop. I made the necessary changes in User Account...
Solved password reset not available in User Accounts and Family Safety
I setup my account so that I do not have to enter a password when starting windows. Excellent tutorial on this site for setting it up. Works great. I wanted to make a password reset disk but after I do a search in settings and that option shows up, when I click on it nothing happens. Do I have to...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook