How to Reset Windows 8/8.1/8.2 Password without Disk

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You purchased a new computer powered by Windows 8 and it was working really fine for you. You were managing almost all the important tasks on that computer until you had the horrible experience of forgetting Windows 8 password. Unfortunately, you do not know how to reset the password to regain the access. As we know, Windows 8 is an excellent distribution of Windows operating system. And it has enhanced restriction on security system.

Forgetting login password of Windows 8 could be a big mess when you don't know how to recover the password. The manual password resetting procedure is a bit difficult when it comes to Windows 8 if you don't have a Windows installation disk on hand. That's the reason why is really a good option to use third party Windows 8 password recovery tool.


UUkeys Windows Password Recovery is the recommended tool to reset forgotten password of any Windows 8 PC. It only takes a very short span of time to successfully reset the password and the entire procedure of using this software is so easy that anyone can use it without experiencing any sort of difficulties. Besides, there is no data loss on your computer by following this tutorial. However, if you chose to reinstall the system to wipe the password, then all the files on system disk will be deleted permanently. So you should be very careful with that. Below is a list of supported Windows OS and computer brand by UUkeys Windows Password Recovery:

Windows Version: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.2.

Computer Brand: HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, Gateway, Asus, Sony and many other more.



Things that You Need to Prepare:

  • Another Windows computer that you can access with administration privileges.
  • A writable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  • Installation file of UUkeys Windows Password Recovery.

Tutorial for Resetting Windows 8 Password with UUkeys


Step 1. Download and Install UUkeys Windows Password Recovery

First you have to download the software from this site and install it on a computer, which you have access to it. Finally launch the program after installation. On the right is a screenshot of the main interface:

Step 2. Make a Password Recovery Disk with USB Drivek (Recommended)

A password reset disk is a utility that will help you reset the forgotten password on Windows computer. There are two different methods to create it with UUkeys. You can create a password recovery disk with CD/DVD or USB flash drive. USB flash drive is more convenient option in these days so I will take it as example in following tutorial.

Click "USB Device" and select the USB drive you inserted from the file explorer. Finally, click "Burn USB " button to initiate the burning process. A few minutes, a password reset disk will fully created.

Step 3. Set USB Drive as the First Boot Media on Locked Computer

Now insert the USB drive on that password-locked computer. And change the first boot priority to USB drive. This setting varies for different computers so you need to search it online or refer to the user manual to to do that. Once this is done, reboot the computer and the burned program will be loaded in memory.

Step 4. Select a User Account and Reset Password to Blank

Normally, there is only one Windows OS listed in Step 1. However, if you have multiple operating systems installed that computer. Then you should select the right one in Step 1. Now you can simply reset your password with a few clicks.

You need to select the user from the target list in Step 2 and click "Reset Password" button to reset the password of selected account. Your old password will be removed automatically and you can access the computer without password. Finally reboot your computer and take your password recovery disk out.

Now you should realize the benefits of using third party software like UUkeys Windows Password Recovery, which is quite easy to remove Windows 8 password. The best part of this software is that it only takes a few clicks to complete the task. Even you are a computer newbie, you can do it by your own without any problem. The entire procedure of changing password with this software is so simple that anyone can do it. Plus, it comes with detailed step-by-step instructions. All you need to do is simply follow the instructions and you get the password recovered with 100% guarantee. What's more, the entire process of resetting password won't take you more than 15 minutes for sure.

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