How to Reset Your Windows 10 Local Account Password

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Windows 10 Local Account Password

Please follow these instructions How to Reset Your Windows 10 Local Account Password

  1. Boot from USB drive
  2. Open File Manager and go to Windows/System32/config  folder
  3. Copy the full path e.g /media/sda2/Windows/System32/Config
  4. Now close File Manger
  5. Open LXTerminal
  6. Type cd and right click and paste copied earlier path
  7. Now type chntpw -i SAM  or sudo chntpw SAM or chntpw -h
  8. Follow the instructions

These instructions can be used with any Linux boot able usb drive for example TechUSB or UBUNTO boot able drive.

If you forget Windows 10 password then there are many way to recover it first method is using Windows recovery dvd or USb drive and other is just guessing your password .

There is another method where you can recover Windows 10 password , please follow below :

  1. Start from Windows 10 USD boot bale or DVD  Bootable drive
  2. Do not install instead Repair Windows
  3. Now click on Trouble Shooting
  4. Now open Command Prompt
  5. now type ren d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe utilman.exe.bak
  6. copy d:\windows\System32\cmd.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe
  7. Now restart your pc
  8. now clcik on Ease of Access icon
  9. You will see a command prompt
  10. Now type net user test /add
  11. net localgroup administrators
  12. test /add
  13. close command prompt and restart your pc
  14. Now you will see the test user and you can log on with that

This is also a good way to recover your windows 10 password if lost.

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