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Forgetting your Windows computer login password can be frustrating as it means you cannot log into the computer. Making a password reset disk for another computer can solve this problem. In this article from EaseUS, we will learn to create a password reset disk for another PC or laptop to regain access. Share this tutorial with more users who need help.
First, let's see a real user case from the forum:
To better answer this question, we need to learn more about this topic first.
Sure. A password reset disk is a very handy tool that allows you to reset your computer password if you forget it. It is essentially a removable storage device such as a USB flash drive or DVD/CD. The password reset USB or Disk contains the files and instructions needed to reset your password.
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In fact, Windows has a tool that can help create a password reset disk, but its limitation is that this password reset disk can only be used on the user's current computer and not on another computer. So can we make a password reset disk for another computer? Certainly, you need to use a third-party tool, EaseUS Partition Master. Next, we'll explore the best solutions for creating a password reset disk for another computer and resetting the Windows 10 password, ensuring you never find yourself locked out again.
As just mentioned, the password reset disk created by Windows' built-in method can only be used on the current computer, and it must be created before the computer is locked or you forget the password. If you have forgotten your password or want to create a Windows password restart disk for other computers, use EaseUS Partition Master.
It is a comprehensive disk partition management software that provides a series of functions that break the limitations of Windows' own tools and make it possible and easy to create a password reset USB for another computer. This feature is especially useful if you own multiple computers or need to help someone reset their password.
Step 1. Insert the target USB disk into the computer, download and run EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Toolkit" > "Password Reset."
Step 2. A small window will pop up. After reading it carefully, 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."
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."
Step 6. When you receive this prompt, click "Confirm" to continue. Your password will be erased.
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This is how to create a Windows Password reset disk for another PC and unlock the target PC. Now, let's see more features of EaseUS Partition Master:
- Reset Windows 10 forgotten password
- One-click remove the Windows 10 password
- Create bootable USB for locked laptops/PC
- Reset Windows 10 password without a disk
- Remove Microsoft login passwords safely and efficiently
You can use EaseUS Partition Master to create a password reset disk for another computer. This powerful software simplifies the entire process, ensuring you have a reliable password reset disk to regain access to any computer if you forget your password.
When people forget their Windows password and can't log into their computer, they regret not creating a password reset disk beforehand. Therefore, it is very necessary to make a password reset disk. This page explains how to use tools to create a Windows password reset disk for other computers.
Password reset USBs created by EaseUS Partition Master can be used on different computers without the need to lock the system or perform a reinstallation. Don't hesitate to share this tool and how to use it with more people.
Create the Password Reset Disk for Another PC FAQs
It can be possible and easy to create a password reset disk for another PC. Do you have any further questions about this topic? If you do, check the following questions and answers.
1. Are password reset disks universal?
Typically, A password reset disk created by the Windows built-in tools will only work on the computer it was made on. If you want to use a password reset disk on another PC, you can use EaseUS Partition Master to create a password reset disk.
2. How can I create a password reset disk if I forget my password?
Follow these steps, and you can create a password reset disk:
- To create a password reset disk, log in to Windows using the local account
- Insert a USB drive or connect an external hard drive to the computer.
- Type Password Reset in the search box and choose Create a password reset disk. Then, click next to continue.
- Select the USB disk to create the password key disk, and click Next.
- Enter the current account password and click Next.
- Click Next, wait for a moment, and click Finish.
3. How to unlock a laptop using the password reset disk?
Follow these steps to unlock your laptops using the password reset USB:
- Boot the PC and enter the key in the password.
- Click OK when the password fails.
- Insert the Password Reset Disk and choose Reset Password.
- Click Next to continue.
- Choose the Password Reset Disk option and click Next.
- Type and confirm a new password.
- Create a password hint.
- Click Next to finish the process.
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