Passwords are meant for preventing unauthorized access to accounts, but sometimes it becomes difficult to recall passwords of various accounts. The same situation may occurs to you as a Windows 10 user, you may be unable to login Windows 10 system due to wrong password attempt.

Microsoft is now working to make it easier to reset Windows 10 Login Password with the latest Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709. Now the users using Windows 10 version 1709, will not face Windows 10 password recovery issues.

reset windows 10 login password

Any do not require any additional windows 10 password reset software to set a new Windows Password. You can just reset Windows password from the login screen with the help of your Microsoft account.

If you are using the local account instead Microsoft account, you will not be able to reset Windows 10 account password from the login screen using this Windows 10 password hack.

To Reset Windows 10 Login Password

Power on your systems to start your Windows 10 password recovery. When you turn on your Windows 10 computer, the login screen appears. Click on “I forget my password” link appearing below the password field.

Windows 10 login screen

“Recover your account” window will appear. There will be Microsoft account in the account field and Captcha code. Just type the Captcha code and verify that you are a human being. Now press Enter key. You can also use this to reset Windows 10 administrator password also.

Recover your account window, windows 10 password remove

On the next window, you need to verify your identity. Select the option from the drop-down list by which you would like to get the security code. Then if you select Email option, you have to fill your complete recovery email account and hit Send code button.

verify your identity

verify your identity and fill recovery email

Now access your recovery email account on another PC and get the code. Type the code into the text field to verify your identity.
Note: In case you have not set recovery email, you will be directed to live.com

fill verification code

The “Reset your password” window will appear. Type the new password for your Microsoft account and hit Enter key.

Create new password

Finally, you will get the message “The password for the account has been changed successfully” on All set window.

All set window

When you reset Windows 10 account password, you will have to use the new password on all other apps using Microsoft account. If you find any problem while performing password reset process, let us know via comments below, we shall assist you to resolve the issues.

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