When you lost administrator password to your Dell laptop Windows 10, a secure way to unlock the laptop is resetting the forgotten administrator password. There are plenty of methods can help reset password on Dell laptop Windows 10.
The first thing you can try is using a Microsoft account to unlock your Dell laptop Windows 10. If you need to get back all your personal files from a local user account, you can reset the local user password in Windows 10. However, most of methods can only help reset user password with administrative privileges. Here are several methods to reset Windows 10 local administrator password on a Dell laptop
if you have lost password to the only administrator. Tip 1: Unlock Dell Laptop Password Windows 10 with Password Reset Disk.
Dell Windows 10 password reset disk is a free and easy way to unlock Dell laptop password Windows 10 when you lost the password. But note that the password reset must be firstly created before you forgetting your password. In this guide, I will show you how to use a pre-created password reset disk to unlock a Dell laptop Windows 10 easily.
Step 1: Start your Dell laptop Windows 10 and insert your password reset disk.
Step 2: When Windows 10 login screen appears, select the locked account and attempt to login with a wrong password. A message will appear stating that your password is incorrect. Click “OK”. After that a link of “reset password” will appear under the password box. Click the link to open a password reset wizard.
Step 3: Windows 10 password reset wizard appears, follow the instructions on the wizard to set a new password for your user account. Tip 2: Unlock Dell Laptop Password Windows 10 in Safe Mode.
Step 1: In Windows 10 sign in screen, hold “Shift” key and click “Restart” button at the same time.
Step 2: In next screen, it will give you several options. Choose “Troubleshoot”.
Step 3: In “Troubleshoot” screen, select “Advanced options”.
Step 4: In “Advanced options” screen, select “Startup settings”. If you cannot find this option in the screen, just to click “See more recovery option” and then you will see it.
Step 5: When system asks you to restart your computer to change Windows options, click “Restart” button to restart the computer.
Step 6: When the following screen appears, press F6 or 6 key to enable “Safe Mode with Command Prompt”.
Step 7: You will need to log into Safe Mode with a user account which has administrator permissions and then Command Prompt will run automatically. Now you are able to reset your local admin password using a simple command line. Type “net user [your username] [new password]” and then press Enter key. The old password will be replaced with new one. After your restart the computer one more time, you can unlock Dell laptop Windows 10 with the new password. Tip 3: Use Password Rescuer to Reset Forgotten Administrator Password and Unlock Your Dell Laptop Windows 10 without Password.
If you are searching for an easy and 100% working way to unlock Dell laptop password Windows 10 without data loss, this tip must be the best method for you. Windows Password Rescuer is a professional Windows password recovery tool which can help crack any Windows user accounts’ password instantly. It is very easy to use and working perfectly on any Windows system such as Windows 10, 7, 8.1, 8, Vista, XP and Windows server 2019/1016/2012/2008/2003 etc.
In this tutorial I will show you how to use the program to crack Windows 10 administrator password with four simple steps.
Step-by-step guide: https://www.wimware.com/how-to/reset-windows-10-password.html
Step 1: Log on another computer with admin account, download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal full version. Once complete installation, launch the software. Plug in a USB flash drive or pen drive to the computer, click Begin Burning button to create a Windows password recovery disk.
Step 2: Once you complete burning, take out your USB and plug it in your locked Windows 10 computer.
Step 3: Start the locked computer and press F12 as soon as possible to open Boot Menu. Select USB HDD to boot. If you have question in this step, please refer to: https://www.wimware.com/how-to/boot-from-usb.html
Step 4: PC will boot from USB device and load Windows Password Rescuer. All Windows 10 local user accounts are shown in list and you can reset any Windows 10 user account’s password easily. Step 5: Select Windows 10 – select administrator – click Reset Password – Unplug your USB and click reboot. After restarting, you can login Windows 10 administrator without password.