Windows 10 allows access to the system using various methods such as PIN, password or automatic start, this is key to guarantee access security and prevent other users from entering the system and making changes that put the integrity of the information or the integrity of the information at risk. configuration of the system itself and its applications..
A frequent case is that the user forgets his access password since today the use of a password is required for a large number of platforms and applications but forgetting the password to enter Windows 10 is something delicate since it will simply not be possible to start session, if this is your case, there is no need to fear since TechnoWikis will explain how to recover the password to enter Windows 10.
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How to recover forgotten password in Windows 10
When turning on the equipment we will go to the lock screen:
On the lock screen we log in with the password that we assume is the access password:
As we see the password is not correct, we click on OK to access the options again, there we click on the shutdown button and press the Shift key and then click on "Restart" in order to access the restart mode advanced:
Windows 10 will restart:
After a moment we will see the following. We click on "Solve problems"
We give there and then click on "Advanced options":
After this we will access a group of management options:
We click on "Command Prompt" and Windows 10 will have a small restart:
It may be necessary to enter the admin password after choosing the user:
There we enter an administrator password:
After this we will access the command prompt console, there we execute the "regedit" command to open the Registry Editor:
We will have access to the Registry Editor, in this we select the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" key and then we go to "File - load hive":
We will see the following window where we select the drive where Windows 10 is installed and go to the path "Windows\System32\config":
Inside it we select "SYSTEM":
We click on "Open" and we must assign a name and apply the changes:
After this, in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE we select the new key added, we go to "Setup" and there we double click on the "CmdLine" value:
We will see its properties where we assign the value "cmd.exe":
Apply the changes:
Now we double click on the "SetupType" value:
We will see its properties:
We establish the value 2:
Apply the changes.
After this we select the created key and go to the "File - Download subtree" menu to delete it:
The following message will be displayed:
Apply the changes and we will see that this key is no longer available:
We close the Registry Editor and exit the console with the "exit" command:
We will see the following options. We click on "Continue"
We do it to restart Windows 10:
During the reboot of Windows 10 the CMD console will open:
We execute "net user" to list the current users:
Assign a password by running the command:
net user user *
We enter and confirm the password. We exit the console and log in with the new password.
You will have access to Windows 10:
As we can see, it is a really simple method to recover the Windows 10 login password to have full access to the system again..