What? You forgot your Windows 10 password! Now you are thinking to format your OS partition. Don’t worry, you NEED NOT do that. There is a fixit tool to reset your user or adminstrator password called “PCUnlocker”.
PCUnlocker : Reset Forgotten Windows Password
Price: $19 to $49
Operating System: Windows 10
Application Category: Security
The common problem with Windows is security and permissions. Using password you can protect your account in Windows. But if you forget it, it gives a torrid time. PCUnlocer is a software tool to reset your Windows password when you forget it or expired.
The features of this product are very simple. It just does what it says. You just have to download the software tool from the parent site and mount the iso file to CD/DVD or USB. Now boot your computer using this new CD/DVD or flash drive. PCUnlocker will start up and shows the different user names present on your current Windows system. Now you can reset the password and login to your computer.
Several features are mentioned and even works with UEFI option also. Instead of wasting money of buying a new Windows installation disc, you can use this FixIt tool to solve your authentication problem.
It can be improved by adding features to multiboot system. Also it should be more versatile irrespective of operating system. Overall very important product for every Windows user.
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To boot into Windows 10, you normally set a user or administrator password. This prevents unauthorized users from entering into your account. It can be your home or office. You don’t want sinisters prying on your data.
How to Fix Forgotten Windows 10 Password problem?
Sometimes, by not using your PC for long time, you may forget your user password. To circumvent this problem, you can use tools to unlock the authorization you set to login to your system.
Most of the people think that reinstalling Windows is the only solution after you forgot your user account password to log into your computer. In 2017, that is not the only way to fix things. Also, if you don’t have a system reinstallation disk, you need to purchase a genuine one to reinstall everything, which costs dollars.
But, PCUnlocker is the quickest way to reset your Windows 10 password.
It costs only $29.99 and can save hundreds of dollars in buying genuine Windows license keys.
There are 4 steps to unlock your Windows 10 user account by resetting its password using PCUnlocker.
#1 : Create a bootable CD/DVD disc or USB drive (4 Minutes)
#2 : Make BIOS to boot from CD/DVD or Flash drive (2 Minutes)
#3 : Boot your PC from the BOOTABLE disc or USB created. (2 Minutes)
#4 : Reset your Windows 10 password. (2 Minutes)
Start #1 :
First visit the PCUnlocker site, buy the software and download the tool. It is in .zip format. So you need an PC tool like WinRAR or WinZIP to unzip it. There are two files in it. 1) ReadMe.txt and 2)pcunlocker.iso. The size of the ISO file after unzipping it is around 202 MB.
Now you can use the MagicISO or any other tool, to burn the ISO image to CD/DVD or USB drive to make it as a bootable hardware. It just takes less than a minute to finish this process.
Next, you need to access the UEFI/BIOS of your locked PC. If you are at the Windows 10 login screen, hold down SHIFT key, then click the Power icon at the bottom and choose Restart. Your PC boot into UEFI/BIOS.This can also be done by pressing the DEL key or F8 key or F2 key etc while powering on your machine. It depends on your PC company like DELL, SAMSUNG, ACER etc.
You will now enter the BOOT menu. The Boot Device priority is set here. Generally, its the harddisk from which you are booting is the first option. But now you have to change it to CD/DVD or USB onto which you mounted the pcunlocker.iso image.
Just like earlier, there are different options for different branded computers to do it. A help menu is displayed on the right, for what keys you have to use. Generally pressing the up and down arrows selects the boot device. Now you can use the + or – options to change its priority like 1st or 2nd or 3rd etc.
Press F10 to save the changes.
Now make sure the bootable image disc or flash drive is inserted. You can restart or continue. The boot loading screen should appear immediately. So, now the PCUnlocker tool is being loaded instead of the default boot loader.
Next #4 :
If it’s just a home PC, then you need to reset your local password. In the PCUnlocker main screen, you will have two options. 1) Reset Local Admin/User Password. 2)Reset Active Directory Password.
Then, select the Windows SAM registry files. It is generally located in C:\Windows\system32\config\SAM. where C: is your system drive.
Immediately all the user accounts available on the Windows 10 edition are displayed. Select the appropriate account you wish to change and click the “Reset Password” button.
Make sure to remember it this time.
But if you are in office or a network, you may have different computers as users. For this purpose, you have something called Active Directory. It also has a password. If you forget this one as an administrator, you can reset it using the second option. It is generally for domain controller only.
For this you need to select the Windows Active Directory database or ntds.dit file. This program will list all domain or user accounts in the network. Select an account and click Reset Password to change it to a new one.
Last #5 :
Just restart your computer and change the boot device priority to the system drive harddisk again. Now you should boot into your normal Windows 10 again. You can enter the changed user password, done just earlier using PCUnlocker.
When You Need PCUnlocker kind of “Fixit” TOOL?
There are several situations.
1. You forgot your Windows 10 user or admin account password.
2. Windows user account expired or disabled.
3. Hack into a computer whose password you don’t know.
4. User account password is locked for mistyping it several times.
5. Some virus has changed your Windows user password.
6. Domain Admin password for a Windows AD (Active directory) domain controlled need to be reset.
What are the benefits of PCUnlocker?
This tool has several advantages.
1. It gives guarantee of 100% recovery rate.
2. PCUnlocker can bypass Windows user password without overwriting the old password.
3. It supports Windows 10 to XP including 32 and 64 bit editions.
4. This tool can disable “Force Smart Card Login”.
5. Easy and understanding graphical interface.
How to Buy PCUnlocker and it’s Related Editions?
One has several options to buy this software. There are different types of payment like Credit Card, PayPal, Bank/Wire Transfer, Check/Money Order, Fax, Invoice etc. You also have 30 money back guarantee.
There are 3 editions of this tool. 1)Standard 2)Professional 3)Enterprise
Each one costs $19.95, $29.95 , $49.95 respectively.
The Enterprise edition supports all the feature.
The Professional one, doesn’t support the following –
1. Reset domain administrator password for Windows server.
2. Support for Windows 10/8 computers with UEFI secure boot is denied.
The Standard edition does not support the above 2 features and also –
3. Doing password reset using USB flash drive.