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Locked out of Lenovo laptop and forgot login password

"I forgot my Lenovo V570 laptop password. My Lenovo laptop is pre-install with Windows 7 Home Basic, but I upgraded it to Windows 10 since the year of 2015 when it could be upgraded to Windows 10 freely. But now I am locked out of my Lenovo laptop because of forgetting the login password. And now the FingerPrint and VeriFace don't work for me, how can I get into my Lenovo laptop without the password?"

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This is the problem I met a few days ago, but now my Lenovo laptop is unlocked without any data loss. Did you meet with the same trouble? Here I am glad to share with my experience that how to open my Lenovo laptop without reinstall system or reset my locked laptop to factory settings when I forgot the password key.

How to open Lenovo laptop when forgot password:

The methods on this article work for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP on Lenovo YOGA, Ideapad, Air, and other series laptops.

I am login my Lenovo laptop with local account, so here is mainly talk about forgetting Local account password, if you forgot the Microsoft account password to login computer, go and see how to find back your Microsoft account password.

Part 1: Try to get into Lenovo laptop with built-in Administrator

1. Restart Lenovo laptop, when Lenovo logo appears, press F8 key repeatedly to open Advanced Boot Options.

2. Press the up (↑) or down (↓) key to choose the "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" option, and press Enter.

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3. On the following logon screen, if you see the built-in Administrator, click on it to login Windows without password. (On all versions of Windows, there is a built-in Administrator with no password, if it is enabled, then you can login with it.)

4. You will get into safe mode window with the Command Prompt window popup. And then you can reset your user account password with the command: net user <user name> <new password>. For example, if you want to reset the password of your user account "coco" to "123", then you can enter the command: net user coco 123, and then press Enter. If you receive the massage saying "The command completed successfully", it means the password has been reset successfully, then you can log out and sign into system with your user account.

However, the built-in Administrator was not activated on my Lenovo laptop, so I couldn't see it on the logon screen. How to enable the built-in Administrator account?

Part 2: Enable built-in Administrator with installation disk

If you have a Windows setup disk corresponding to the Lenovo laptop, you can use it directory. If do not have one, try to create one.

Step 1: Create a Windows installation disk

Step 2: Boot Lenovo laptop from installation disc

Step 3: Bring up Command Prompt

Step 4: Enable Windows built-in Administrator account

Don't have an installation disk? It doesn't matter, there is an easier way to unlock your Lenovo laptop – with a password reset disk. Don't have a pre-created password reset disk? Create one now from another PC device.

Part 3: Unlock Lenovo laptop with password reset disk created from another PC

Step 1: Create a password reset disk from another computer

Step 2: Set Lenovo laptop boot from password recovery disk

Step 3: Open Lenovo laptop without password

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I hope my experience is helpful for you. Good luck!

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