How to Bypass Windows 10/8/7 Admin Password in 3 Simple Ways

May.31, 2017 15:02. Posted by to Tutorials

It is presumable that you have forgot your Windows login password if you have landed on this article. You have already tried all the combination of passwords that you could remember but nothing seems to work anymore. This can be a real annoying and displeasing moment, especially if you need to use your computer or laptop immediately.


Unfortunately, Microsoft never provided any pre-determine solution if you forgot your Windows 7/8/10 password but luckily there are few tricks that can be used to overcome this situation and bypass the login screen that we will discuss in this article. It could take around 15-45 minutes to successfully reset Windows login password depending on the amount of computer skills you acquired.


Method 1: Bypass Windows 10/8/7 Login Password with Command Prompt

Method 2: Bypass Windows 7/8/10 Password without Disk

Method 3: Bypass Windows 7/8/10 Login Screen by Re-installing Windows OS


Method 1: Bypass Windows 10/8/7 Admin Password with Command Prompt

CMD (Short for Command Prompt) is an advanced administration tool on Windows based computers. It is powerful enough to fix system issues. However, it is a bit complicated and need skills to fully operate it. This solution (reset Windows password without using software) is quite old-schooled but it works every time to this date. In this part, we will use the guest account to reset the Windows login password. It can be a bit tricky but if you can follow the instruction properly then you should be able to fix this issue perfectly.


Step 1: Login into your computer by using the guest account. (Guest accounts require no password at all).


Step 2: Go to "My Computer" and go to C:\Windows\System32.


Step 3: Copy and paste "cmd.exe" on the desktop. Rename "cmd.exe" to "sethc.exe" and copy the file into C"\Windows\System32 (It will ask permission to over-write the file)


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Step 4 : Restart your computer and press Shift key 5 times on your keyboard to launch the command prompt. Directly type "net user myusername mypassword" where "myusername" is the name of the user account and "mypassword" is the new password for the administrator account and hit Enter.)


Step 5 : The command will execute thoroughly and you should restart your computer. Use the new password to enter on your PC.


Bravo! You have successfully changed the password of your Windows computer and can enter on your PC without any issue. However, if you don't have a guest account set up on your computer or fell it too complicated, then use the following methods to bypass Windows 7/8/10 password.


Method 2: How to Bypass Windows 7/8/10 Password without Passowrd Reset Disk

If you forgot to make a password reset, then don't worry. This method will tell you how to successfully reset login password in an easy way. However, you have to use third-party password recovery software to do that. The process is simple and you can complete it in less than 5 minutes.


Windows Password Recovery is the best and most elegant program to bypass Windows 7/8/10 admin password without losing any data and without having any special computer skills. It is super easy to use and you should be able to recover the Windows password even if you are resetting the password for the first time. It works at tremendous speed and takes less than a minute to completely destroy the password from the login screen making it easier to access your computer.

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Step 1: Find Another Computer and Make a Password Reset Disk

The program is pretty easy to use. All you need to do is download the program from the official website from a different computer or laptop. Then install it on your computer. Next, insert an empty USB flash drive to the computer and click on "Burn USB" to make the USB bootable. Hence, you can use it to bypass login and admin password.


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Step 2: Change Boot Sequence on Locked Computer

As we know, the default boot media is set to hard drive or SSD in every computer. If you want to boot the computer from external sources, you have to change it temporily (with quick boot menu)or permanently (change boot order in BIOS). Both methods work fine. However, if quick boot menu was supported, then it is preferred as you don't need to change the settigns after resetting the password.


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Step 3: Bypass Admin Password on Windows 10/8/7

As soon the burning process is finished, simply insert the USB flash drive on to the locked computer and start the PC. program will be automatically loaded upon start up as it is a bootable disk. Enter the operating system you are using and the username for which you want to reset the password and click on "Reset Password" followed by "Reboot".


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BAM!!! You may now enter into your PC without using any password at all.


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Method 3: How to Bypass Windows 7/8/10 Login Screen by Re-installing OS

This is one of the most brutal and cruel way to damage your computer and this method is not recommended at all unless it is the only way to bypass the Windows login screen. Please note that using this method will erase all your precious data and information from the primary disk. So, use it on your own risk.


Step 1: Insert Windows installation disk on your computer.


Step 2: Turn on the PC and the operating system files will be loaded automatically upon startup.


Step 3: Click on "Install Now" as soon the operating system setup wizard starts.


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Step 4: Keep on clicking next and choose your primary disk where you want to install the operating system. Wait patiently until the operating system is freshly installed on your computer. (This may take several minutes depending on how much RAM you have on your computer.)


Step 5: The computer will restart automatically and you can enter into your PC without any password.



Windows Password Recovery is always the favored way to reset and bypass Windows 7/8/10 computer password. It takes minimum time to finish the operating and has a 100% success rate on resetting Windows login password. But beyond that, There are still a lot of other password reset tools out there, such as WinGeeker Ultimate, Cain & Abel, Ntpassword ,LabWin and more. they have been tested on endless locked computers and laptops and it has successfully finished its job respectfully every single time.



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