Reset Windows 10 Lost Password with Installation Disk

What do I do if I forget my computer’s Windows password? Despite Windows 10 is much secure than previous versions of Windows, the old Sticky Keys trick can also be used to reset lost Windows 10 password. here’s how.

How to Reset Windows 10 Lost Password with Installation Disk?

  1. Boot your computer with Windows installation disk and press SHIFT + F10 to access the Command Prompt.windows-10-setup
  2. Type the following commands (replace “d:” with the correct drive letter if Windows is not located on d:):
    copy d:\windows\system32\sethc.exe d:\
    copy /y d:\windows\system32\cmd.exe d:\windows\system32\sethc.exe
    replace-sethc-with-cmd
  3. Reboot your computer and start your Windows system normally. After you see the logon screen, press the SHIFT key five times.
  4. You should see a command prompt where you can enter the following command to reset Windows user password:
    net user user_name new_passwordreset-windows-password-at-logon
  5. Reboot and you can then login with your new password. So this is how you can quickly reset Windows 10 password with installation disk.

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