Looking for a free password cracking software to reset lost Windows password? Forgetting password is always troublesome especially for Windows password since you cannot access your PC without it. Hiren’s BootCD is a boot CD containing various diagnostic programs, which will allow you to solve nearly all your PC problems like virus infection, hdd failure, data recovery, Hard disk partitioning, password recovery. Here we will talk about how to reset forgotten password on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 with Hiren's BootCD free.
Note: Hiren’s BootCD hasn’t been updated since 2012, so it may not work well with Windows 10/8. Moverover, it is a Linux-based boot utility that you need to go through so many steps on Command Prompt to reset your forgotten Windows password. If you aren’t tech savvy, I recommend you use the Windows Password Key, a more user-friendly password reset tool.
Now follow the steps below for clearing or resetting your Windows password with Hiren’s BootCD.
Note: To reset UEFI based Windows 10/8.1/8 password with Hiren’s BootCD, remember to change UEFI boot with Legacy and disable Secure Boot temporarily in BIOS.
Now the password has been cleared, remove Hiren's BootCD and reboot your computer. you can log into Windows without a password.
From steps above, we can see that resetting password with Hiren's BootCD is really complicated. If you are looking for an easier tool to recover Windows password. We highly recommend Windows Password Key, a more user-friendly tool to reset lost administrator and user passwords on any Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista PC.
For more details, read on how to reset Windows 10/8/7 login password with Windows Password Key
So, we have shown you how to reset Windows password using Hiren's BootCD and recommend a much easier Windows password reset tool to save you from password loss trouble.