4 Tips to Reset Windows 10 Password on Acer Laptop/Desktop Computer

“I forgot my Windows 10 admin password on my Acer Aspire laptop, how can I reset the password if it is the only one admin account on the laptop?”

When you forgot Acer desktop/laptop password Windows 10, the fastest way to reset your forgotten login password is using another Windows 10 admin account that you can reset any other user account’s password in control panel. How to reset Acer Windows 10 password if you don’t have another admin account?

Don’t worry, this article will show you four awesome ways to reset Windows 10 admin/user password on any Acer desktop and laptop computers. Quickly unlock your Windows 10 Acer computer without password.

Method 1: Use Windows Password Rescuer to Reset Windows 10 Admin Password on Any Acer Desktop and Laptop without losing data. (The best way)

Method 2: Reset Acer Laptop Password Windows 10 with Password Reset Wizard.

Method 3: Reset Acer Computer Password Windows 10 in Safe Mode.

Method 4: Use a Windows 10 Installation Disk to Reset Password on Acer Laptop Windows 10.

Method 1: Use Windows Password Rescuer to Reset Windows 10 Admin Password on Any Acer Desktop and Laptop without losing data. (The best way)

Windows Password Rescuer can help reset forgotten local/domain administrator and user password for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows server 2019, 2916, 2012, 2008 and 2003 etc. It works perfectly on any Acer laptop and desktop computers and other brands of computers such as Dell, HP, Toshiba, Asus, Lenovo, Samsung etc.

If you want to reset Windows 10 password without limitation, this software is a good choice. Let see how it works.

1. Download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal on another computer, upon run the software. Plug in a blank USB flash drive to the computer and then click “USB Device”.

2. Select your USB drive form list and then click “Begin Burning” to create a small boot disk within 1 minute.

3. Plug the newly created USB disk to your Acer laptop.

4. Power on your Acer laptop and hit F12/Fn+F12 to open “Boot Menu”. Select your USB disk and press Enter. (Another way to boot from USB)

5. Acer laptop will boot from USB and load Windows Password Rescuer screen. Now you are able to reset any Windows 10 user account’s password with several clicks.

1) Click “Windows 10”.

2) Click “Administrator” or other user account.

3) Click “Reset Password” and confirm it.

4) Click “Reboot”. Once a confirm message pops up, unplug your USB disk and then click “Yes”.

6. After restarting, you can log into your Acer laptop Windows 10 as administrator without password.

 

Method 2: Reset Acer Laptop Password Windows 10 with Password Reset Wizard.

If you have created a Windows 10 password reset disk for your admin account, it is very easy to reset your lost admin password on Acer laptop Windows 10. Only need 1 minute to unlock your locked Acer computer.

1. Once you sign in your admin account failed, the system will give you a link to reset your forgotten Windows 10 admin password. Click the link to open Acer password reset wizard.

2. Insert your password reset disk to your Acer laptop and click “Next”.

3. Your password key disk will be shown in list, select it and click “Next”.

4. Type a new password and confirm it, click “Next” – “Finish”.

5. After that, you can log into your Acer laptop Windows 10 with the new password.

 

Method 3: Reset Acer Computer Password Windows 10 in Safe Mode.

When you buy your Acer computer and install Windows 10 for the first time, a built-in administrator account was created and disabled by default. Commonly people don’t create a password for it.

Once you forgot Windows 10 login password to your Acer computer, you can boot the computer in Safe Mode and login with the built-in Administrator without password and then you can reset any other local accounts’ password with Command Prompt or in Control Panel.

Here I will show you how to boot Acer computer in Safe Mode with Command Prompt and reset Windows 10 admin password by using a simple command.

1. When you get to the Windows 10 login screen, hold down the SHIFT key while you click the Power icon and then select the Restart option.

2. Once it shows you several options, select “Troubleshoot”.

3. Select “Advanced options”.

4. Select “Startup Settings”.

5. Click “Restart” to restart your Acer computer and then you can change Windows options.

6. Press “6” key to select “Enable Safe Mode with Command Prompt”.

7. When the computer boot in Safe Mode, Command Prompt window will be opened automatically. Type “net user” and press Enter, all user accounts of Windows 10 on your Acer computer will be shown.

8. Run command “net user dave 123456” to reset admin account’s password to 123456. You can replace “dave” with other username in list to reset its password. Restart your Acer computer and you will now be able to login with the new password.

 

Method 4: Use a Windows 10 Installation Disk to Reset Password on Acer Laptop Windows 10.

Windows 10 installation disk not only allows you to install Windows 10 on a computer, it also can help you reset Windows 10 password on any computer. If you don’t have a Windows 10 installation disk, follow this guide to create one by yourself. If you have the disk in hand, go on to follow the steps given bellow to reset Windows 10 password on your Acer laptop.

1. Put your Windows 10 installation CD/DVD into CD/DVD-ROM of your Acer laptop.

2. Restart your laptop and boot the laptop from CD/DVD.

3. Once Windows 10 install screen appears, verify language and other preferences and click “Next”.

4. Click “Repair your computer” to open advanced options.

5. Choose “Troubleshoot”.

6. Open “Command Prompt”.

7. Command Prompt is opened with administrator. Run the following command to copy utilman.exe on your laptop.

1) Type “move c:\windows\system32\utilman.exe c:\” and hit Enter.

2) Type “copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\utilman.exe” and hit Enter.

3) Type “wpeutil reboot” to restart your Acer laptop.

8. Once the login screen appears, click “Ease of Access” icon to run Command Prompt and then run the following command to reset admin password for Acer laptop Windows 10.

1) Type “net user” and hit Enter to display all user accounts.

2) Type “net user Tailer 123456” and hit Enter to reset the Windows 10 admin account’s password to 123456. You can replace “Tailer” with other user name to reset other user account’s password as well.

9. Now close the Command Prompt and then log into your locked Acer laptop with the new password.

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