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Steps to Reset Windows 10 Password.

  1. Insert your bootable flash drive having Windows 10 Or Windows 10 DVD.
  2. Restart your computer, while restarting you need to press the boot key on your keyboard.
  3. After pressing boot key you’ll get a boot menu, from there select your boot media.
  4. Press any key to boot from your Windows 10 media.
  5. Select your language and keyboard input method and hit Next.
  6. Click “Repair your Computer.
  7. Click Troubleshoot – Advanced Options – Command Prompt.
  8. Navigate to Windows 10 installation drive.
  9. Type cd windows hit Enter Type cd system32 hit Enter
  10. Type ren utliman.exe utilman_bak.exe Type copy cmd.exe utilman.exe
  11. Restart your computer.
  12. Click on ease of access icon and it will launch the command prompt.
  13. Type control userpasswords2 hit Enter.
  14. From the user account menu, Reset windows 10 password. Exit the command prompt and login to Windows 10. Steps to revert the changes –
  15. Navigate to the system32 folder and delete utilman file.
  16. Rename utilman_bak to utilman.exe