Crack Windows 10 & 7 Password via Command Prompt and Reset Tool

It's a good idea to password protect your Windows 10 computer. However, there are times when things go wrong like system failure or forgotten passwords. In this case, you can reset your Windows 10 password to gain access to your precious data.

In reality, Microsoft has its own tool that allows you to "crack" Windows password. All it takes is using Command Prompt (no additional software to download and no physical work to do). And we will help you discover how in the section below.

Solution 1: How to Crack Windows 10 Password in Command Prompt

Command Prompt has been around for years and provides users access to over 200 Windows commands. The tool features a command line interface where you can do certain Windows tasks or open some services without having to dig into your File Explorer. If you still have access to your computer, you can follow our guide below to byass your Windows 10 password in CMD.

Step 1: Open up Command Prompt on your computer (open Search, then enter Command Prompt into the input field, and click on the result at the top).

Step 2: A pop-up window should show up and hit Yes to run Command Prompt as administrator (An administrator account provides you access to your device's settings).

Step 3: Now just simply enter this command to reset a password: net user username new_password . Once you do this, your password will be reset with the new password, so you can log into that account without having to enter your password.

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If you don't have access to your computer, follow our guide below to reset a password. Before we begin, make sure you now have a Windows 10 setup disk. If not, you can create a bootable Windows 10 USB using Media Creation Tool, a built-in tool that lets you create Windows 10 installation media.

Step 1: Go to your locked computer and then insert the disk into your computer.

Step 2: Next up, boot your computer from the installation disk. During the boot-up process, press Shift and F10 keys at the same time to launch Command Prompt.

Step 3: Now, enter these commands, proceeding with Enter after each:
move d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe d:\
d:\windows\system32\cmd.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe.

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Step 4: Now unplug the disk and proceed with rebooting your PC. After that, when you see the login window again, just select the Ease of Access icon and use the net user command mentioned above (net user ).

Step 5: Now, simply enter the command shown here: copy d:\utilman.exe d:\windows\system32\utilman.exe

Step 6: Restart your machine again and log into the user account without having to enter the password.

Cons:

  • 1. Dangerous if typed the wrong command.
  • 2. Take more time to crack the password.
  • 3. Need administrator permission to execute the command.

 

Solution 2: Crack Windows 10 & 7 Password with Password Reset USB

If you were scared by the steps listed in above or don't like the commands, then WinPWD is one of the best alternatives to Command Prompt out there for Windows password reset. However, it can do a lot more than Microsoft's built-in tool. With WinPWD tool, you can quickly reset your Windows 10 password so you can access your computer without any restrictions.

The best part of WinPWD is that it has a clear user interface and the steps are much more simple than Command Prompt. Actually, you don't need to input a single character in order to crack the Windows password. Instead, you just need to make a few mouse clicks. Please follow the steps in below to unlock the Windows 10 machine.

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Step 1: Launch WinPWD Windows Password Cracking Software

First off, download WindPWD Windows Password Cracking software and then install it on a computer.

Windows Password Reset Burn

Step 2: Insert USB and Burn WinPE to USB

Next up, insert a USB flash drive into your computer and then open the tool. From here, click "Burn USB". If you have not emptied your USB drive yet, then you will be asked to format it. In this case, hit the Yes button and move to the next step.

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Step 3: Reset Windows 10 Admin Account Password

Once the burning process is complete, click Yes to confirm. Now, insert the USB drive into the computer that you fail to log into.

Restart your computer and select boot via USB device in BIOS. Doing so will open up PassMoz LabWin. From here, select the Windows OS version at the top and then select the user account you wish to reset the password for. Now hit the "Reset Password" button and proceed with clicking on Yes from the pop-up menu.

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Once you are done, restart your computer to save the change and unplug the USB drive. During next boot up, the computer will go to desktop directly without any password!

 

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That's it! Cracking Windows 10 password is now much easier than before. If you ever forget your Windows passwords, then make sure you check out our guide.

Posted by Alex Ben
Aug 07, 2019

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