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Author Topic: How to Use Mac to Reset Forgotten Windows 8 Password?  (Read 7199 times)
malinsas
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« on: April 08, 2013, 02:35:49 AM »

Forgot Windows 8 local password? Not to worry! You've several easy methods to bypass a forgotten Windows 8 password. And here we'll introduce you a completely new way. That's to use a Mac to reset your forgotten Windows 8 password.

Preparation

Resetting your Windows 8 password via Mac requires a blank CD and a Mac version of Windows password recover tool. Windows Password Unlocker for Mac is stand-out one that lets you easily and securely reset forgotten Windows 8 password in about 5 minutes with nearly 100% success rate guaranteed. Besides Windows 8, this password reset tool can also reset forgotten login password to Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000.

Get Started

Go to passwordunlocker.com and download Windows Password Unlocker for Mac on your Mac. Please note this Windows password reset tool comes in the form of ISO image file.

Burn ISO Image to CD on Mac

After downloading the Windows Password Unlocker for Mac iso image file, you can now burn it to CD on your Mac. This job can be easily done with the help of the useful Disk Utility built into OS X, which allows you to burn disk images to disc on Mac. No extra software will be required.

Launch Disk Utility by clicking Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utility. Insert your blank CD, and then drag and drop the Windows Password Unlocker for Mac iso file to the left pane in the Disk Utility window. Next select the target ISO image file, and click Burn button. A dialog box confirming the destination will appear, click Burn button to start burning the selected ISO file to your CD. After burning successfully, remove your CD out of Mac.

Note: You can regard the burned CD as a Windows password reset disk. Keep it in a safe place and take it out whenever you need to reset forgotten Windows password.

Reset Forgotten Windows 8 Password

Since the Windows password reset disk is burned successfully on Mac, you can now use the disc to reset your forgotten Windows 8 password.

Insert the burned CD into the Windows 8 based machine that you want to reset password of, turn on or restart your computer and set BIOS to boot from CD. Once the computer boots from the CD, it will load the miniature operating system (Windows PE) and launch Windows Password Unlocker for Mac with all the user accounts existing in your Windows 8 displayed (see screenshot below).

[img=http://www.passwordunlocker.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/reset_windows_8_password.jpg][/img]

Now simply select the target Windows 8 user account and click Reset button to clear its password. The password will be removed instantly. After that, click Reboot button to restart. Remove the inserted burned CD during restarting. When the Windows login screen appears, select the user account you've just reset password of and log into it without password. That's all. It's very easy.

Notes:

    * 1. Windows Password Unlocker for Mac is shareware. The trial version is only for evaluation purpose. It can only display all the user accounts on your computer under Windows PE, but not reset the passwords of the user accounts.
    * 2. Windows Password Unlocker for Mac has 3 editions with different limitations. So please have a look at the difference of the 3 editions before purchase.

More infomation, please read:
http://www.passwordunlocker.com/knowledge/forgot-windows-8-password-mac.html

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Rocnapncqo
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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2013, 02:29:07 AM »

Yeah, you are right. I thing if you have a Microsoft account, it may be better to use it to reset password in Windows 8. My friend also said it is helpful. At first it may be not effective, or not quick. But I am wrong, no matter from above article or the discussions in "http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-e-g-Windows-8-Software-Recovery/windows-8-forgot-password/td-p/2307269". So I chose this method to reset my password.
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Midkdds
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2013, 03:25:22 AM »

I have also forgotten Windows 8 password]=http:// http://www.windowspasswordkiller.com]forgotten Windows 8 password on my new tablet. I used Windows Password Killer or Ophcrack to reset the lost password easily.
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Micdhkj
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2013, 09:43:08 PM »

I have also orgotten Windows 8 password last month on my Acer notebook, and I finally used a password reset tool Windows Login Recovery to get my password reset. I know another tool, password reset disk. But I don't have it created in advance.
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Rihanah
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« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2014, 09:49:03 PM »

Consider using Windows Password Killer. More details from http://www.windowspasswordkiller.com
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