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Forgot Picture Password in Windows 8? How to Unlock Your Computer

February 18th, 2013 by Admin

Password protecting access to Windows user accounts is now the norm. Windows 8 enables you to protect your account with a picture password. Using a picture password is much more secure than regular alphanumeric password, but it may cause big trouble when you forgot Windows 8 picture password. How to unlock your computer when you forgot picture password in Windows 8?

Luckily picture password is merely a helpful alternative login method rather than something that adds security. Setting up a picture password does not replace your regular alphanumeric password, and on the lock screen itself there is an option to switch back to the standard login option.

So if you forgot picture password, you can choose to unlock your computer using traditional text password or Microsoft Live account. After logging into Windows 8 you can reset the forgotten picture password easily.

Still can’t login using a regular password or Microsoft account? Don’t worry! With Reset Windows Password utility you can easily reset lost or forgotten passwords for Windows 8 local administrator account and Microsoft account. It is 100% safe and will not damage any of the files on your computer. Best of all, Reset Windows Password utility has a very high success rate of 99.8% in resetting your Windows password and supports all versions of Windows. You can unlock any forgotten password on your Windows XP, Vista, NT or Windows 7 desktop computer or Windows 8 laptop.

What to Do If You Forgot Windows 8 Picture Password

December 27th, 2012 by Admin

For Windows 8 users on a tablet or touchscreen computer, picture password is a great way to secure your computer without having to break out the keyboard every time you want to log in. By having the system memorize a few gestures over a picture, you can log in a lot faster and more efficiently than you could otherwise. But it may also cause you trouble if you forgot your picture password.

What to do if you forgot Windows 8 picture password? There are plenty of password cracking software which are available on the internet free of charge, but none of them support the recovery of picture password. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to log on back to your computer when you forgot Windows 8 picture password.

After forgetting your picture password, you can always choose to login using some other sign-in options such as traditional text password or Windows Live ID. Once you’ve gotten into Windows 8, you can reset or change your picture password easily. Now you may continue to ask what to do if both the text password and Windows Live password are also lost or forgotten? Luckily there is a professional password recovery utility – Password Recovery Bundle, which allows you to reset forgotten Windows 8 local account password and Microsoft account password easily.

The first thing you’ll need to do is use your friend’s computer to download and install Password Recovery Bundle. The software allows you to create a bootable Windows password reset CD/USB. After creating such a disc, bring it to boot your locked Windows 8 system. The computer will load the mini operating system inside the disc and start the Reset Windows Password program. Choose your administrator account and click on Reset Password button, it will remove your login password immediately.

Next restart the computer and remove the password reset CD/USB, you can then sign in to Windows 8 local account or Microsoft account using a blank password. Once you’re in Windows 8 with administrator privileges, you are granted to remove/change/reset your forgotten picture password easily.