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forgot win 8 password, i dont have any backup disk

  1. #1

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    forgot win 8 password, i dont have any backup disk

    Hi. Is any chance to unlock my computer ? I dont believe Will hirens boot cd and change password work here.

    Is any tool availble or some trick ?

    thank you in advance

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there

    you might have the hidden admin account available which I think by default doesn't have a password - then you can change your user one.

    This won't work on NON PERSONAL (I.E Work computers) and it's against Forum rules to help on those issues.

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    Hi. I got licensed win 8, and pc is allmost new, 3 week old.

    Now the dotta lock that win 8 and forgot pass, and if I take to the service Will charge me at least 50 euros, so I know how to doit in win 7 but never try with win 8

    Okay if is against forum rulz,please someone PM to me

    Thank you.
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  4. #4

    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    If Windows was installed using MBR style then yes, you can use Hiren Boot CD to reset the password.
    User account type changed from Admin to Guest

    If Windows was installed using GPT Style then use:
    Removed my Only User Account from Administrators Group
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