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How to Remove Windows 10 Password | 4 Simple Ways

This tutorial will provide four efficient solutions to remove password on Windows 10, including removing the login password. You can even ensure the data security in the process.

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Updated by Roxanne on Nov 27, 2023
Written by Cici

Key Takeaways:

  • This article provides 4 ways to remove Windows 10 password, including removing Windows 10 password without logging in.
  • You can disable your Windows login password using a password removal tool, the "netplwiz" utility, or by deleting the local account and other methods.
  • Please ensure that your PC is in a safe location, and there is no key text before removing your Windows 10 account password.

Windows 10 with a password secures computing and protects data privacy. But the password will add extra steps when logging in and even require a password when resuming from sleep mode. And it can also lead to a situation where the password is forgotten, and you can't boot up the computer.

For this reason, some users are looking for solutions to remove Windows 10 passwords, especially when it comes to home computers. Don't worry. EaseUS Software will provide 4 secure ways to get rid of Windows login passwords easily.

If you use your computer publicly or have important files, please consider carefully removing your password. EaseUS recommends using a password or PIN to protect your privacy.

How to Remove Windows 10 Password

Next, we'll cover 4 easy-to-use ways to remove passwords on Windows 10, including unlock computer without password. You can check their instructions and operation difficulty and choose the right way:

Solutions Instruction Difficulty
🏅Password Removal Tool You can successfully remove your password even if locked out of your computer. 

🥈netplwiz This method removes the password through the User Accounts panel. ⭐⭐
🥉Local Account You can easily disable the login password by leaving all fields empty. ⭐⭐⭐
🏅Command Prompt This option requires familiarity with the command prompt. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Whichever option you choose, we have a simple yet comprehensive solution for you to remove or disable your password! Let's get started!

Remove Windows 10 Password without Login

The easiest way to remove Windows 10 is to use a password removal tool - EaseUS Partition Master Pro, which offers a "Password Reset" feature that allows you to erase your old password in one click, even without logging into Windows 10. This method has been successful for many users. This method has successfully provided bypass/reset/change passwords for many users.

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It doesn't require any commands or computer operations, so you can easily remove a Windows 10 password even if you are a newbie.

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

EaseUS Partition Master is compatible and supports unlocking/removing passwords on many laptops. If you are interested, click the link below for more information.

Remove Windows 10 Password via "netplwiz"

If you use a Microsoft account, you cannot remove the password. However, you can set your computer to sign in, which prevents password entry automatically. The User Accounts panel provides the netplwiz utility, allowing you to bypass Windows 10 password for Microsoft and local accounts.

Note: This solution comes from Lenovo Support, which provides professional solutions you can confidently try.

Step 1. Press Windows+R to open the Run window and type "netplwiz."

Step 2. Under User Accounts, select the Windows 10 account you want to delete. Then uncheck "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" and click OK.

user account

Step 3. In the "Automatically sign in" pop-up window, select Apply. If you don't enter an account, enter the login details of the Microsoft/Local account linked to your computer and save the changes.

Remove Windows 10 Password by Deleting Local Account

You can only disable the login password through the User Panel but not remove it completely. If you want to remove the local password completely, you will need to sacrifice some of Microsoft's services. You can remove the login password on Windows 10 by deleting the Local Account password.

Make sure you are using a local account login before you start:

Step 1. Navigate to Windows Settings > Accounts > Your info.

Step 2. Select the Local Account Login option.

Step 3. Enter the details and password prompt and switch to the local account successfully.

Then, follow the instructions to remove the Windows 10 login password from the local account.

Step 1. Open Windows Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options.

Step 2. Select the Password option and click the Change button.

windows settings remove password

Step 3. Enter the current password and select Next.

Step 4. Leave all fields blank on this page and click Next.

Also, you can remove Windows 10 passwords without logging in. To learn more details, click the following link:

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How to Remove Password in Windows 10 Without Login

How do you remove passwords in Windows 10 without logging in? This article gives four ways to help you achieve this goal. 

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Remove Windows 10 Login Password from Command Prompt

If you are familiar with Windows command parameters, you can also try CMD to remove password in Windows 10. However, this option is only available for local account passwords. In addition, if you find the old password too complicated, you can use this tool to access the password change.

Step 1. Open Command Prompt as an administrator.

Step 2. Enter the following commands in sequence to view accounts and change passwords, and press enter:

Step 3. Press enter twice to remove the password.

  • net user
  • net user USERNAME *

cmd remove password

These are the 4 ways to remove passwords on Windows 10. In addition to removing passwords, you can create PIN codes to follow a faster and more secure login to your PC. If you think the solutions provided in this article work for you, click the share button to help more people.



You can easily remove your passwords whether you have Microsoft or local accounts. This article provides 4 effective guides. EaseUS Partition Master provides a more comprehensive program to make removing passwords easy. If you forget or lose your Windows 10/11 password, you can use this tool to successfully log in to your Windows account or reset your Windows 10 password without logging in.

In addition, EaseUS Partition Master offers more advanced features about disks and partitions, such as installing Windows 10 to a second hard drive, migrating programs, converting MBR, and more. Hurry up to download and experience it! Here is a guide video with multiple solutions:

Remove Windows 10 Password FAQs

This part will provide more frequently asked questions and answers about removing the login password on Windows 10. Keep reading if you are interested.

1. How to use CMD to remove Windows 10 login password?

CMD not only allows you to remove the password but also allows you to change the Windows 10 password. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Right-click the Windows icon, select the command prompt, and run as administrator.

Step 2. Enter the following command:

  • net user
  • net user USERNAME *

And replace USERNAME with the administrator account to be changed.

Step 3. Press Enter twice to remove the password.

2. How to remove PIN from Windows 10?

Refer to the following steps to remove PIN on Windows 10:

Step 1. Press and hold Windows + I to open Settings.

Step 2. Select Accounts and click on the Sign-in option.

Step 3. Select Delete under PIN on the right side.

3. How to bypass the Windows 11 login screen without password?

There are multiple ways to bypass Windows 11 login screen without password. You can use a professional password reset tool - EaseUS Partition Master or use a password reset disk:

Step 1. Insert the password reset disk and enter the wrong password several times to trigger the reset password option.

Step 2. Launch the Password Reset Wizard, select the password reset drive, and click Next.

Step 3. Leave the new password blank and click Next.

Tip: The "netplwiz" utility can also bypass the Windows 11 administrator password, but only if you have already logged on to Windows with the password. 

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Updated by Roxanne

Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created over 200 posts that help users solve multiple issues and failures on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, and Macs. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interests.

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Written 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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