Windows 8 has been around for quite a while now and ever since its release, there’s been a lot of discussion regarding its new features, UI overhaul and what not. As with any modern multi-user operating system, Windows 8 lets you create user profiles and specify passwords to protect user accounts. This feature let multiple users share the same PC while keeping each user’s settings intact. If you are the only user with full administrator access on your computer and forget your password, you would be locked out of your computer. If that happens, your usual bet is starting over with a fresh Windows partition, or using some complex third-party tools to reset your password. In what follows, we will guide you through the process of resetting your forgotten Windows password without using any third-party tools.
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