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How To Reset Windows 8 Password Using Advanced Startup Options

How To Reset Windows 8 Password Using Advanced Startup Options

Password forgot is the very common issue who is operating multiple devices are work on multiple locations.If user forget the Windows 8 password there are several ways to reset to new password.Here we are following few steps using Advanced Startup Options.

Steps:

– In first step click on Troubleshoot and goto Advanced options.

– Now you enter into the command prompt.

– use the following command,
copy c:\windows\system32\utilman.exe c:\

– Hit enter , it will prompt the confirmation that file copied.

– Again use the following command,
copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\utilman.exe

– Enter Y to confirm ‘Yes’ to overwritten utilman.exe file.

– Reboot the system now.

– After Windows 8 Prompt come click on Easy Access Icon at the bottom left corner.

– Once you click on Easy Access Icon command prompt will open.

– In command prompt use the following command, give the username which you want to reset the password and give the new password in newpassword,
net user username newpassword

– Again reboot the system.

– Now login with the new password which we reset in the previous step.

– After windows 8 login go to the command prompt and use the following command,
copy c:\utilman.exe c:\windows\system32\utilman.exe

– And “Yes” to confirm above overwritten.

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