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How to Reset Lenovo Laptop Password on Windows 10/11

This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions and useful information to help you reset Lenovo laptop password. It helps you regain access to your laptop when you've forgotten the current one.

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Updated by Cici on Dec 04, 2023

"I have forgotten my Lenovo laptop's password and have no idea how to reset Lenovo laptop passwords. I have some important files on my laptop, and I don't want to lose them. I am seeking guidance on resetting the password without sacrificing my valuable data. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!"

You've come to the right place if you're seeking a way to reset the password on your Lenovo laptop. To make the procedure simpler, EaseUS will demonstrate seven distinct approaches.

Solutions Effectiveness Difficulty
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Third-Party Tools High- Professional password reset tool provides quick and easy service.
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with the Current Password High - This method depends on you knowing the current password.
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Password Reset Disk Medium - You need to have created a password reset disk before. ⭐⭐
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Command Prompt Medium - You need to master the command line. Wrong commands may lead to data loss. ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password from Microsoft Website Medium - This method requires that you have already stored a password on the Microsoft website. ⭐⭐
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Windows Installation Disc Low - You need to have created a Windows installation disk first. However, there is a chance that the installation disk will not boot. ⭐⭐⭐
Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Factory Re-settings Low - This method will delete all your data. ⭐⭐

How to Rest Lenovo Laptop Password

You can still access your Lenovo laptop even if you've forgotten your login password. You must maintain your calm while trusting us to assist you with changing the password on your Lenovo laptop by utilizing the best methods.

This section includes seven ways to reset Lenovo laptop passwords. Let's find a suitable way for what you are looking for. If you this this guide is useful, click the social buttons and share it with your friends!


Way 1. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Password Reset Tool

The fastest way to solve your problem is with the help of a third-party password recovery tool. EaseUS Partition Master provides faster and secure password reset technology. 

This tool provides a Password Reset feature to reset passwords on Windows systems instantly. It delivers high performance with an easy interface and clear workflows. This tool is certified, secure, and compatible with the Lenovo laptop model to protect your data integrity.

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Step 1. Insert the target USB disk into the computer, download and run EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Toolkit" > "Password Reset."

click password reset feature

Step 2. A small window will pop up. After reading it carefully, click "Create".

click create

Step 3. Select the correct USB flash drive or external mobile hard disk and click "Create" again. Wait patiently. After the password reset USB flash drive is created, click "Finish."

create bootable disk

Step 4. Remove the password reset USB, insert it into the locked PC, and restart. You will be asked to change the boot drive to boot the PC from USB. Once completed, the system will automatically boot from USB.

Step 5. After restarting, find EaseUS Partition Master again and go to "Password Reset." All accounts on the PC will be displayed in the interface; click on the target account and check "Reset & Unlock."

select the correct account

Step 6. When you receive this prompt, click "Confirm" to continue. Your password will be erased.

confirm the action

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Way 2. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with the Current Password

If you have the current password of your Lenovo laptop, you can reset the password with a simple process. Follow these steps to reset your password using the current one:

Step 1: Turn on your Lenovo laptop and log in with your existing password.

Step 2: Press the "Windows key" and select the gear icon to open "Settings."

Step 3: Select "Accounts" from the left panel and click "Sign-in options."

Step 4: Click "Password" and hit the "Change" button.

Step 5: Enter your current password and select "Next."

enter your current password in your Lenovo laptop

Step 6: Type a new password and re-enter to confirm.

Step 7: Enter a password hint to guess your password if forgotten.

Step 8: Click the "Finish" button to change your Lenovo laptop's password. 

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Way 3. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Password Reset Disk

The second effective method to reset the password on a Lenovo laptop is the Password Reset Disk. Windows offers an advanced option, "create a password reset disk." Users can utilize this rest disk function to unlock their devices if they forget their login password. Steps to reset Lenovo laptop password with Reset disk:

Note* This method is applicable only if you have prepared a reset disk earlier. If you don't have a rest disk, please unlock your Lenovo laptop using another Way.

Step 1: If you try to enter the wrong password, it will show the message "The password is incorrect." You are required to hit "OK" to move forward.

Step 2: Type Reset disk instead of a password and click the "reset password" option.

Step 3: It will take you to the Password Reset Wizard. To continue the process, click "Next."

Step 4: Insert a new password and type again to confirm. Write a hint for the new password and select "Next."

password reset wizard

Step 5: Click the "Finish" button to end the process.  

Way 4. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Command Prompt

You may find this method less complicated if you have basic command knowledge. You can use this method if you understand how to execute CMD commands. Don't worry. Using the Command Prompt, we will provide the step-by-step process for the Lenovo laptop password. But before you start using CMD, you should enter the boot into Safe Mode

Step 1: Turn on your Lenovo laptop and repeatedly press the "F8" key to open "Advanced Boot Options."

Step 2: Select the "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" option. Use the arrow keys to navigate and hit "Enter" to proceed. 


Step 3: You will encounter the login screen. Select "Login Windows without Password."

Step 4: Once you can access Safe Mode, enter the commands below to change your password. 

net user [username] [new password]

Note* Replace the with the real account username whose password you want to reset. Press "Enter." 

For example, if the login user name is "Jack" and you want to set the password "67890," the command would be:

net user Jack 67890

Make sure you see the notification "The command completed successfully."

Step 5: Now restart your laptop using the following command and hit "Enter."

shutdown -r

With command prompt, you can also remove Windows password. And we've provided a detailed guide for this operation. Click the link for more solutions:

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Way 5. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password from Microsoft Website

Microsoft offers an easy way to reset Lenovo laptop passwords from the Microsoft website. To do that, you are required to navigate Microsoft Web through another computer/laptop with internet connectivity.

Step 1: Open the internet browser on another system. Open the Microsoft login page, and choose "Password reset."

Step 2: Enter your Microsoft account linked on your Lenovo laptop and click "Next."

enter the microsoft account

Step 3: Enter the security code you received in the email, and click "Next."

enter security code

Step 4: Enter and re-enter the new password, then hit the "Next" button.

Step 5: Go to your Lenovo laptop, and insert the Microsoft account username and new password to unlock it.

To get more details on how to reset your password on a Windows PC, click the following video.

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Way 6. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Windows Installation Disc

It is an easy way to reset a Lenovo laptop password. All you need is a bootable USB drive having Windows installation files. Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: Connect the USB drive to the locked Lenovo laptop.

Step 2: Restart your laptop and continuously press the relevant key to enter the BIOS configuration. 

Note* If you are unsure about the key, see your laptop's handbook, or search the internet for the model Lenovo laptop you use. This key can be Del or F1-F12.

Step 3: Once you enter the BIOS settings. Select "Boot" to move forward. 

boot order

Note* Use arrow keys to move right or left, and +/- keys for up/down.

Step 4: Select USB from the list and move it to first place using the +/- keys.

Step 5: Select the "Save and Exit" option.

Wait until the laptop reboots successfully.

Way 7. Reset Lenovo Laptop Password with Factory Re-settings

Factory resetting is an effective way to reset laptop passwords. However, it will erase everything stored on your laptop. We recommend you try other options to reset your Lenovo laptop password. If you have a backup of your data or it is no longer necessary, follow these steps for factory re-settings.

Step 1: On the Windows login screen, hold the "Shift" key and click "Restart"

Step 2: You will encounter "Advanced Startup options."

Step 3: Choose "Troubleshoot" from the list.

Step 4: Select "Reset this PC," then the "keep personal files" option.

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This article is dedicated to assisting Lenovo laptop users in resetting Lenovo laptop passwords. We hope the step-by-step guide for each method makes it easier to follow and get the work done. You are free to choose any method that suits your needs and possibilities. 

If you have further questions about today's topic. Keep reading the next part.

FAQs About Reset Lenovo Laptop Password

Please find answers here if you have further queries about Reset Lenovo Laptop Password

1. How to change password on a Lenovo laptop on Windows 10?

On a Lenovo laptop running Windows 10, you may change your password by going to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options. You can then click "Password" and follow the instructions to change your password.

2. Can I unlock a computer if I forget the password?

Yes, you may unlock your Lenovo laptop by changing the password if you've forgotten it. The built-in administrator account, a password reset disk, or password recovery software from a third party can all be used to unlock a computer.

3. What is Lenovo default password?

Lenovo doesn't use a default password for its laptops. You need to generate a password when you first set up your Lenovo laptop.

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Updated by Cici

Cici is the junior editor of the writing team of EaseUS. She accepted the systematic training on computers at EaseUS for over one year. Now, she wrote a lot of professional articles to help people resolve the issues of hard drive corruption, computer boot errors, and disk partition problems.

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