How to Unlock Lenovo Laptop Windows 8 If Forgot Admin Password

Forgot password and unable to log into your Lenovo laptop windows 8? Learn how to reset forgotten Windows 8/8.1 Microsoft/local accounts’ password and then easily unlock your Lenovo laptop Windows 8 without old password.

If you are searching for an easy and fast way to unlock your Lenovo laptop password Windows 8, you can follow the tutorials bellow to easily reset forgotten Windows 8 login password and then you can unlock your Lenovo laptop Windows 8 without old password. You don’t need to worry about the data stored in your laptop that it will be fine after you reset your password.

Sections One: Reset Windows 8 Microsoft Account’s Password and Unlock Your Lenovo Laptop with the New Password.

If you are using your Lenovo Windows 8 with a Microsoft account and unfortunately forgot the password, you will need to reset the password on sign-in screen or from Microsoft Live website.

Tip 1: Reset Your Microsoft Account Password on Sign-in Screen.

1. On the sign-in screen, type your Microsoft account name if it's not already displayed. If there are multiple accounts on the computer, choose the one you want to reset.

2. Below the password text box, select I forgot my password. Follow the steps to reset your password.

Tip 2: Reset Your Microsoft Account Password from Microsoft Live Website.

1. Use another device, a computer or phone with internet access, to open Microsoft Live website.

2. Enter the email address, phone number, or Skype name you use to sign in. Then click “Next”.

3. 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”.

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

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

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

7. Enter a new password for your Microsoft account and reenter it to confirm. Then submit. After that, you can use the new password to unlock your Lenovo laptop Windows 8/8.1.


Section Two: Reset Windows 8 Local Admin Password and then Unlock Your Lenovo Laptop Windows 8 without Old Password.

If you have forgotten your Windows 8 admin password on Lenovo laptop, usually have two easy and safe ways to reset the forgotten password without losing data.

Tip 1: Reset Windows 8 Local Admin Password by Using Your Password Reset Disk.

When you forgot local account password to your Lenovo laptop Windows 8, you can firstly use your pre-created password reset disk to reset the password. Note that the free password reset disk must be created before you forgetting your password. If you have previously created a Windows 8 password reset disk for your local account, follow the steps bellow to reset forgotten password and easily unlock Lenovo laptop Windows 8.

1. Start Windows 8 on your Lenovo laptop. If you type the wrong password when you attempt to log on, Windows will tell you that the password is incorrect. Select "OK" to close the message.

2. Select “Reset password” link, and then insert your password reset disk.

3. Password Reset wizard is open. Click “Next”.

4. Select your password reset disk from the pull-down list. Then click “Next”.

5. Create a new password for your user account. Then click “Next”.

6. Click “Finish” to close the password reset wizard. Then log on with the new password. If you forget your password again, you can use the same password reset disk. You don't need to make a new one.


Tip 2: Reset Windows 8 Local Administrator Password with Windows Password Rescuer. (It is 100% working)

Windows Password Rescuer is a professional Windows password reset/recovery tool which can help reset forgotten local and domain administrator password for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003 etc. It works with CD/DVD and USB flash drive. Here I will show you how to reset Windows 8 local administrator password on Lenovo ThinkPad laptop without losing data.

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

1. Use another PC to download and install Windows Password Rescuer Personal.

2. Run the software to create a Windows password recovery disk with USB. Just insert a USB flash drive to the computer and choose “USB device” on the software screen.

3. In the next screen, pull down the drive list and choose your inserted USB disk. Then click “Begin Burning” button to automatically create a Windows password recovery disk.

Step 2: Reset Windows 8 administrator and user password on the Lenovo ThinkPad laptop.

1. Connect the Windows password recovery disk to the Lenovo ThinkPad laptop.

2. Set the laptop to boot from USB. Refer to the step-by-step guide about how to boot from USB if you have trouble to do so.

3. When the laptop successfully boots from USB, Windows Password Rescuer will run automatically and load all Windows systems and user accounts in the laptop. Select “Windows 8” and then select “Administrator”.

4. Click “Reset Password” button. When a confirm message pops up, click “Yes”.

5. The administrator’s password will be reset to blank.

6. Click “Reboot”. When a confirm message pops up, remove your Windows password recovery disk and then click “Yes” to restart the laptop.

7. After that, you are able to unlock the Lenovo ThinkPad laptop Windows 8 without password.


Tip 3: Create a New Admin Account to Windows 8 without Logging.

With help of Windows Password Rescuer, you also can unlock Lenovo laptop Windows 8 by adding a new admin account to Windows 8 with USB.

1. After your Lenovo laptop successfully boots from the Windows password recovery disk, select “Windows 8” from list and then click “Add User” button. Enter a new user name and password. Then click “OK”.

2. The new admin account will be shown in user list. Click “Reboot” to restart the laptop and then you can use the new user and password to unlock your Lenovo laptop Windows 8.


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