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Friday, August 22, 2014

Top 7 Workable Methods to Bypass Windows 8 Login Screen

Question 1: How do I get rid of Windows 8 login screen so as to go straight to the desktop?
Question 2: I have a windows 8 hp g6 laptop and I forget my password. Is there a way to bypass the password login screen?

More and more people ask questions about “how to bypass Windows 8 login screen”. In summary, there are 2 reasons for that. One is that many users are tired of Windows 8 password screen. They prefer to going directly to the start screen than typing in complex passwords every time they start their computers. However, the other people have to bypass the login screen because they are locked out of their computers for losing their password.
Here I will share some tips on how to bypass Windows 8 login password with you.


Case 1: You have access to your computer and want to login without a password


Method 1: Bypass Windows 8 login screen by disabling the login account.

1. Type "netplwiz" in the search box and press “Enter” to get into the "User Accounts" interface.
Note: For older versions of Windows please click "User Accounts Control Panel".

2. Enter your password if prompted.

3. In the pop-up windows, uncheck the box stating "Users must enter a username and passwords to use this computer" and click OK.
Note: Older versions of windows please first double-click the account you wish to automatically log in.

4. Enter and re-enter the existing account password(s) if you're asked.

Now boot up your computer you will not see the login screen anymore.



Case 2:  You forget or have an unknown Windows 8 login password



Method 2: Hack Windows 8 Password by Resetting Microsoft Account Password Online


If your login password is you Microsoft account password, then you can try this way. Here are detailed steps:

1. Visit the "Microsoft Account Sign" In page, then click “can’t access your account?” and enter the email address you use to login. In the other field, for security purposes enter the text you see and then click or touch the Next button.

2. On the next screen, choose either “Email me a reset link”. You'll be presented with one or more email addresses that you've previously associated with your Microsoft account. Or you can provide a new one.
3. Check your email account and look for a message from Microsoft account team. Click the password reset link included in that email.
4. In the New Password field, and again in the Reenter password field, enter the new password you'd like to use for your Microsoft account.
After finishing the steps above you can log in to your computer with the new password.

Note: Make sure that your locked computer is connected to the Internet. If for some reason the Internet is not available then Windows 8 won't get word from Microsoft about your reset password. This means that the forgotten password is still the valid one on the computer. In this case the above procedure will not work.



Method 3: Change Your Forgotten Windows 8 Login Password with an Administrator Account


This method requires that you have another account with privilege to the locked computer.

Step 1: Open the Windows 8 Control Panel. Click on the "User Accounts and Family Safety" link and then "User Accounts".

Step 2: Choose according to the following order:
"Manage another account">> "...user you would like to change" >>"Change the password".

Step 3: Enter a new password in both the first and second text boxes. (In the last text box, you're asked to Type a password hint. This is not required).

Step 4: click "Change password" to save the password change.
Then you’re able to get into your computer with the changed password.




Method 4: Use Picture Password or PIN to Bypass Windows 8 Login Screen



Step 1: Click "Sign-in options" on the sign-in screen.

Step 2: Select the picture icon to use the picture password to log in to your computer.

Note: This way just allows you to login your computer. You can’t reset your forgotten password since the current password is required if you need to do so.



Method 5: Reset forgotten Windows 8 password in Safe Mode


Windows 8 has a built-in administrator account, which is created at the time of Windows installation and inactive by default. But it has no password protected with it and you can access this administrator account from Safe Mode. With the built-in administrator account, you can reset lost password for any other user account with ease. Here are step-by-step instructions:

1. Start your computer and press F8 (or other keys). Then a black screen will appear. Select “Safe Mode with Command Prompt” option with arrow keys and Enter. Now the computer will start Windows in Safe Mode and at the end command prompt will be visible.

2. Type “net user” command and Enter. Then a list of all users will come out.

3. Enter “net user owner 123” to reset the password of the user owner to 123 (in place of owner you need type the name of user for which you want to change password) and press Enter. A message “the command completed successfully” will appear that means your password has been successfully reset.

4. Reboot your computer and login with username: owner and password: 123.



Method 6: Take Use of a Previously-created Password Reset Disk


In this way you need to create a Windows 8 password reset disk in advance, or else you need to refer to the following method.

Step 1: Insert the password reset disk into the locked Windows 8 computer.

Step 2: At the Welcome screen, click the link "Reset password".

Step 3: When the "Password Reset Wizard" appears, click "Next".

Step 4: Select the drive where the password reset disk is located.

Step 5: Type in your new password and password hint then click "Next".



Method 7: Bypass Login Screen Windows 8 with Windows Password Key


Windows Password Key is professional tool to reset Windows 8 password. It can help people reset any account passwords for all brands of computers within just 4 minutes. What’s more, it can make sure that you remove the password without any data loss. You can follow the steps below:
1. Download Windows Password Key, install and launch it on another available PC. Insert a USB flash drive into it. Click "Burn".

2. Insert the newly created USB drive to the locked Windows 8 computer. Set USB drive as the first boot device in BIOS setup. This computer will reboot.

3. Reset Windows 8 password with the burned USB on your locked PC.
That’s the seven methods to bypass Windows 8 login screen. Hope to help you.