Recover Windows 10 User Account Password on Dell Computer

How to log into your Dell computer Windows 10 if forget user password?

If you have several user accounts on your Dell computer, you can log into the computer by using another user account which you have the login password.

In this article, our purpose is to recover Windows 10 user password which you have forgotten and it is the only user account in your Dell computer. We have 4 easy and safe ways to recover lost user account password for Windows 10. Not only on Dell computer, they also work perfectly on any other brand of laptop and desktop computers such as HP, Acer, Toshiba, Asus, Lenovo, Samsung etc.

Method 1: Recover Windows 10 Microsoft User Account Password from Official Website.

If you are using Microsoft account on your Dell Windows 10 and unfortunately forget your password, you just need to recover your Microsoft account password from official website of Microsoft Live. This is the fastest way to get back into your user account on Dell computer with Windows 10.

To recover Microsoft user password, you need help of another machine with internet access. Then follow the steps bellow:

1. Open browser and go to Microsoft Live website. Type in the email address, phone number, or Skype name you use to sign in. Then go to “Next”.

2. It will ask you where you'd like to get your security code. Choose one of the alternate contact email addresses or phone numbers on this account. Then click “Next”.

3. Type the requested info to verify that it's really your email address or phone number. Next, select “Send code”.

4. You will receive security code in the alternate contact you chose.

5. Type the security code to verify your identity and then click “Next” to continue.

6. Type a new password for your Microsoft account and then type it again to confirm. Then submit. After that, you can sign in to your Microsoft user account in Windows 10 with the new password.

If you use a local user account in Windows 10, the following guides will show you how to recover local user account password in Dell computer Windows 10. Easily regain access to your Dell computer without losing data.


Method 2: Recover Windows 10 Local/Domain User Password with USB Disk.

If you have forgotten password to your local user account and locked out of your Windows 10 Dell computer, you can use a USB flash drive to help recover the unknown password. Here is how:

Step 1: Create a USB password recovery disk on another computer.

To create a password recovery USB disk, you need help of Windows Password Rescuer. This is a powerful Windows password recovery tool which can help recover local/domain administrator and user password for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003 etc. It is currently the best Windows password recovery software.

1. Download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal on another computer.

2. Plug a blank USB flash drive into the computer and launch Windows Password Rescuer. Select “USB Device”.

3. Select your USB disk from pull down drive list. Then click “Begin Burning”. It will automatically create a password recovery disk for you.

Step 2: Use the password recovery disk to recover Windows 10 local user password on your Dell computer.

1. Firstly, you need to boot your locked Dell computer from USB. Refer to the step-by-step guide if you don’t know how to boot from USB.

2. Once your Dell computer boots from the USB password recovery disk, Windows Password Rescuer will run and automatically load all local user accounts of Windows 10. In the user list, select a user account which you’d like to recover its password.

3. Next, click “Reset Password” button. When a confirm dialog pops up, click “Yes” to reset the password to blank.

4. The unknown password has been recovered and shown “blank” in password list.

5. Click “Reboot”. When a confirm message pops up, unplug your USB disk and then click “Yes”.

6. The Dell computer will restart automatically and log in to Windows 10 without password. For security reason, it is necessary to create a new password for the user account.


Method 3: Recover User Password on Dell Laptop Windows 10 via Security Questions.

When you forget login password to your Windows 10 local user account, there is an easy way to recover the password without any disk. You just need to give answers to three security questions which you have previously added to your user account then it will allow you to set a new password without providing old password. This only works on Windows 10 1803 and later versions.

1. When you failed to sign in your user account in Windows 10 login screen, there is a link for you to reset password. Click on the reset password link.

2. Security questions you have previously added to your user account will be shown on the screen. Give answers to the questions and then submit.

3. Enter a new password and then confirm it. Then submit. After that, you are able to use the new password to sign in to the user account.


Method 4: Recover Windows 10 User Password on Dell Computer with Password Reset Disk.

Windows 10 password reset disk is another way from Microsoft for you to recover a lost user account password. If you have previously created a password reset disk for the local user account, it will be very easy to regain access to your Dell computer Windows 10.

1. After you failed to sign in to your local user account on Windows 10 login screen, click “OK”.

2. A reset password link will be shown under the password box. Insert your password reset disk into the Dell computer and then click on the reset password link.

3. When a “Password Reset Wizard” pops up, click “Next”.

4. Select your password reset disk from drive list. Then click “Next”.

5. Enter a new password and confirm it. Click “Next”.

6. Click “Finish” to close the wizard. Now you are able to use the new password to log on the user account on your Dell computer.


Conclusion: If you use Microsoft account in Windows 10, you just need to recover user password from website of Microsoft Live. If you have forgotten Windows 10 local user password and a password reset disk or security questions were not created, you can use Windows Password Rescuer to help recover the forgotten password.


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