Recently, we encouraged you to set (or change) a password for your Windows account. If you lose your password, you face the reality of losing access to your files and settings. In this guide, we show you how to create a password reset disk for your PC so, in a bind, you have an easy backdoor into your PC.
Note: you can also reset or crack the password; however, a little preparation will save you the hassle of doing this.
Before you begin this guide, you’ll need the following:
- A USB drive (does not have to be empty)
- A current password set for your account (how to)