Windows 8 is not officially launched yet and we started receiving few queries about how to reset or recover Password for Windows 8. Well anyone can forget windows 8 password as this is in Beta/ developer preview only and we are not using it regularly. If you are an expert in the area you may recover windows 8 password easily but other users still forget the ways to do that.
Anyway here we go we present the way to Recover windows 8 password as of now, Pleas note that we do not know any of the utilities discussed earlier in our post about recovering windows password still works or not.
Using Hotmail Account –
If you using windows 8, by now you must be knowing that Windows 8 allows login using Windows Live ID and Password. If you enabled this way there are still a lot of chances that you will be able to reset password in windows 8 for Local user.
Just login with your Windows Live id, once logged in simply change the password of other user. This should work pretty well if you have given administrator rights to you windows Live username. If not you might have to face a little problem.
Using Windows Pin -
Windows 8 do have a PIN protection for password, if you enabled this then you can login to Windows 8 using your 4 digit Pin, and then reset windows 8 password. This is the easiest option to login in case you forget your password and must be enabled by every user. Remembering 4 digit pin is much easier than the long complex password.
Using inbuilt Admin Account –
Like other windows flavor windows 8 also have inbuilt Admin account, password for which is set during the setup, if you remember that password, or you have it somewhere noted. You can always use this admin account to login and reset password for other windows 8 users. But Logging in Using this in built windows 8 admin account is a bit tricky, it cannot be used in normal mode. To activate and use this in built admin account you need to boot in safe mode. To go to Safe mode press F8 just before windows 8 start booting up.
Using Password reset Disk -
This is one method which was always there for all of the windows version, to use this you must have password reset disk. It is always a failsafe method with 100% success provided you have created the Password reset disk. To use this all you need is password reset disk which must be prepared manually after you setup your windows first time. If you are among those who forget passwords frequently, our advice is to always create a password reset disk for windows 8 installation you have.
We hope using one or other method mentioned above you will be able to successfully rest windows 8 password.