Forgot Dell laptop password? Ever been locked out of Dell computer? Need to unlock Dell laptop? There are many users asking help for password recovery on Dell laptop. So in this post we’ll offer you 3 methods on Dell password recovery.
Method 1: Reset Dell PC/laptop password on safe mode- For Windows XP
If the system installed on your Dell PC is Windows xp, you may recover the lost password easily. When Windows xp is installed, a default account named Administrator with blank password is created at the same time. So we can unlock other account’s password by the administrator account. By default, the Administrator is not display on welcome screen. We can try the following ways to login with administrator account:
Boot you windows from safe mode (press F8 when windows start). At welcome screen, the Administrator account will appears.
Boot windows to welcome screen (normal startup), press CTRL+ALT+DEL to bring out classic logon screen, input “Administrator”, and leave password field empty, and then press Enter to login.
Method 2: Unlock Dell computer password by a Windows password reset disk – for Windows 8/7/vista/xp
If you have created a Windows password reset disk, it can help to reset the lost windows 8/7/vista/xp password instantly.
Boot windows to login screen.
Click “Login” or “OK” button to attempt to login
If you have create a windows password reset disk, a message will prompt whether reset windows password with password reset disk.
Click use password reset disk to go on.
Plug in usb windows password reset disk, and follow the instructions to unlock Dell password.
Method 3: Reset or Unlock Dell laptop password with Third-party software- for Windows 8/7/vista/XP
Many password tools can help to unlock Dell password easy, such as Ophcrack, Windows Password Key, Windows Password Recovery Tool. Today I take Windows Password Recovery Tool as example, showing how to burn an USB password rescuer disk and reset the lost windows password on Dell computer.
Step 1. Access other PC which isn’t locked, download Windows Password Recovery Tool from:http://goo.gl/hLCYR, install and run it.
Step 2. Burn a password reset disk. You can choose CD/DVD or USB.
Step 3. Connect the nearly created disk with the locked Dell laptop, config bios setting to make sure it boot from the password reset disk, reboot the computer.
Step 4. Choose the user that you forgot its password, click “reset” button to begin crack its password.
Step 5. A message box will pop up, just click “Yes”, then the user’s password will be cracked to blank.
Step 6. Disconnect the password reset disk, and restart Dell laptop. You will login Windows with a blank password.
That’s all! All the Dell password reset operations are done on simple GUI interface and it’s easy to unlock password on dell laptop for everyone, even beginners.