Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Steps To Unlock A PC Without A Password Reset Disk

Locking the computer is very essential to ensure the privacy of the contents stored in your PC. If you are not using a password to lock the computer, anyone can access your personal files and can use the Internet connection. Therefore, it is always good to use a password to lock your computer. There are a few things that you should keep in mind while selecting the password. The password should be easy to remember, should contain digits and special characters and so on.

You may forget the password you have set for your computer and a locked computer can make you frustrated to the core. There are many ways to unlock a locked up computer and it may even cost you hundreds of dollars. This article discusses the ways to unlock your computer without the help of a password reset disk. This can be done from the default Administrator account by entering the Safe Mode and unlocking the computer through the console commands. The Windows support number tips explained below will help you to unlock your PC from Safe Mode.


  • Restart the PC and while the computer restarts, tap the F8 key until the computer enters the Advanced Boot Menu. This menu will give you a list of options. Select Safe Mode With Networking from the list of options.
  • As the second step, click on the Administrator account.
  • On the lower left hand side of the desktop screen, you will be able to see the Start button. Press on this button.
  • In the text field that appears, type in control userpasswords2 and hit the Enter button. Uncheck the box next to Users must enter a username and password and then reboot the computer. When the computer restarts, it will be unlocked.
  • If these steps do not solve the issue, press the Start button and then select Control Panel from the menu that appears. Click on the arrow in the Control Panel to open a drop-down menu. From the options, choose All Control Panel Items. Go to User Accounts and then select Manage Another Account. Choose the account that you want to change and select the option to edit it. As the next step, choose Remove the password. Repeat this step for all the accounts that are accessible through the Control Panel.

These are the steps to unlock a computer without using the password reset disk. If you have any more doubts, you can contact the Windows support number for further help.

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