Running Password Reset

Running USB 4.5.9USB or CD/DVD 4.5.5

Running  Password  Reset  USB

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Insert your USB Thumb-drive

insert-usb

Make sure your system is completely powered off
If using the computers Power button, hold it down until the computer shuts down to avoid putting it in Sleep mode

shutdown-windows   power-button

Power your system back on & immediately tap the F2,  F10, Del or Esc to enter your BIOS setup

f2-key

The initial splash screen will tell you which key to use

hp-splash-screen  dell-setup-f2

Change UEFI BIOS to Legacy BIOS mode (for systems shipped with Windows 8 or 10)
The examples below show how this setting appears on some systems, yours may be different

ASUS-UEFI-Legacy   uefi-legacy   uefi-legacy2

If you don’t have Legacy mode, disable Secure Boot instead (this may be in the Security section) If you don’t see any UEFI or Legacy settings, you can skip this step and continue below

Change your Boot order so the USB is set first in the list, before the hard drive
This will allow your system will start from our reset tool, rather than Windows

legacy-bios-boot-order   uefi-bios-boot-order

Use F10 to save your changes & restart your system

uefi-bios-f10   bios-f10

When the boot device starts you will be taken to the Windows Desktop shown below

Password Reset 4.5.9

Double click the Password Reset icon
Password Reset 4.5.9 click

The program will display a list of your usernames
user_names

Click & highlight the username from the list
It will become highlighted and the Remove password button will then become clickable

Click the Remove password button
rem_pass

Now enter the Activation Key available below
pwr6

Purchase Activation Key Using Buy Now Button Below

   

Click OK when you have entered the correct key
pwr9

Now click the Save changes button
save_change

Exit the program by clicking the Exit button
exit

If you exit the program and the following message appears click the Yes button
forgot_save

The password for the username you chose to reset has now been removed

Double-click the Shutdown button on the bottom left of the screen
shutdown_icon

Click the green Restart button on the right
shutdown

Remove your boot device from the computer
rem_device

Now you can login to your windows installation without entering a password
recovery_boot_009

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Running your Password Reset tool

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Insert your CD/DVD or USB Thumb-drive
insert-cd-dvd   insert-usb

Make sure your system is completely powered off
If using the computers Power button, hold it down until the computer shuts down to avoid putting it in Sleep mode
shutdown-windows   power-button

Power your system back on & immediately tap the F2,  F10, Del or Esc to enter your BIOS setup
f2-key

The initial splash screen will tell you which key to use
hp-splash-screen  dell-setup-f2

Change UEFI BIOS to Legacy BIOS mode (for systems shipped with Windows 8 or 10)
The examples below show how this setting appears on some systems, yours may be different
ASUS-UEFI-Legacy   uefi-legacy   uefi-legacy2

If you don’t have Legacy mode, disable Secure Boot instead (this may be in the Security section) If you don’t see any UEFI or Legacy settings, you can skip this step and continue below

Change your Boot order so the CD/DVD drive or USB is set first in the list, before the hard drive
This will allow your system will start from our reset tool, rather than Windows
legacy-bios-boot-order   uefi-bios-boot-order

Use F10 to save your changes & restart your system
uefi-bios-f10   bios-f10

When the boot device starts you will be taken to the Windows desktop shown below
pe_desktop

Double click the Password Reset icon
pe_icon

The program will display a list of your usernames
user_names

Click & highlight the username from the list
It will become highlighted and the Remove password button will then become clickable

Click the Remove password button
rem_pass

Now enter the key provided to you after purchase
pwr6

If you are running our Free Download, the Activation Key can be ordered HERE

Click OK when you have entered the correct key
pwr9

Now click the Save changes button
save_change

Exit the program by clicking the Exit button
exit

If you exit the program and the following message appears click the Yes button
forgot_save

The password for the username you chose to reset has now been removed

Double-click the Shutdown button on the bottom left of the screen
shutdown_icon

Click the green Restart button on the right
shutdown

Remove your boot device from the computer
rem_device

Now you can login to your windows installation without entering a password
recovery_boot_009