How to Unlock Windows 8 Password for Local Account or Windows Live ID
Assuming that you have forgotten your Windows 8 password for your local account or Windows Live ID and want to know how to unlock it, there are a few methods that you can try. One is to use a password reset disk if you have created one previously. Another is to use a third-party software like Kon-Boot to bypass the password altogether.If you have forgotten your password and don't have a password reset disk, you can still create one by following the instructions in this Microsoft support article. Once you have created the disk, you can use it to reset your password by following the instructions in this other Microsoft support article.If you don't have a password reset disk and don't want to go through the hassle of creating one, you can use a third-party software like Kon-Boot to bypass the password altogether. Kon-Boot is a piece of software that allows you to log into Windows without knowing the password. You can download it from their website and follow the instructions in this guide to use it.Once you're logged in, you should change your password to something more secure so that this doesn't happen again. You can do this by going to the Control Panel and selecting "Change account type". From there, you can change your password and set up a password reset disk for future use.