Did you forget your password? Cannot access your computer? It is frustrative when we see that our computer is locked and we cannot access it because of forgetting the password. If you fall into this situation, what can you do now? This tutorial will show you how to access your computer though you have forgotten the password.
We will use the method of changing the password of windows from online. For using this method, you must have a previously created windows account used on your computer. Let’s Start.
1. Collect another computer to change the password from Online:
In any web browser of another computer, visit this link https://account.live.com/resetpassword.aspx. After loading the site, select the option, “I forgot my password.” Then click on Next.
Note: The method is only working on both computers already registered on Microsoft’s online account and using it to log in to your computer.
2. Enter the Microsoft Email Address:
Now you will see new windows. Now put your Microsoft account email address in the box. Then solve the captcha carefully. If you don’t understand the captcha, you can choose audio from the option. Then you need to hear a sound carefully and write it down on the text box. After solving this, now click on Next.
3. Choose a Verification Method:
If you inserted the right email address, then you will see a window like this. Here you need to select a verification method. It is essential to change your windows password. When you register your Microsoft account, you have used a phone number a non-Microsoft recovery email address for verification purposes.
Now select either the phone number verification or email address verification. If you select phone verification, you need to enter the last 4 digits of your phone number to get the verification code. After entering the last 4 digits of your phone number, now click on Send Code.
4. Enter the Verification Code:
In 1-2 minutes, you will get a SMS on your phone number, which you have used on the registration process. Now put the verification code on the website. After Enter the Security code, now click on next to reset the password.
A new window will open, and you will get a text box to enter the new password. Now reset your windows password. Once you have confirmed your new password now, you will access your computer by using this new password.
Note: Your computer must need to connect to the internet to access it using your new password.
No more today. I think the post will be very helpful for you. However, there are also many ways to access your computer if you have forgotten your password. But I think this is the best way to access your computer without old password. But there is a little problem here that you must have a registered Microsoft account before and should be connected with your computer for login. Then you will be able to access your computer using this method.
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