Have you ever installed Windows 10 on a Mac, and just forgot the Windows 10 local or administrator password on it, which lead to could not access the Windows system, or even you can’t find any other Windows computers that could be accessed? Do you feel like you forgot your password because of your carelessness and feel confused? It’s okay. There is no need to be panic and worry about this problem, iSumsoft Windows Password Refixer for Mac maybe your good helper. It is a powerful and practical software that can reset the forgotten Windows password on your Mac.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through the step-by-step procedure of resetting lost Windows local/administrator password on Mac. The process requires creating a bootable password reset CD or USB flash drive on Mac and then using it to boot your locked Windows operating system and reset your forgotten Windows password quickly.
Steps to Reset Lost Local/Admin Password for Windows Running on a Mac
Step 1: Preparations.
Download and install iSumsoft Windows Password Refixer for Mac software on your Mac.
A bootable USB flash drive.
Run Windows Password Refixer for Mac by right-clicking the dmg file to choose Open with option, and then click DiskImageMounter.
Double-click dmg file and drag the file to your Application folder. After a while, the software of Windows Password Refixer for Mac will display on the screen. Just launch it.
Insert the USB flash drive into the Mac and run Windows Password Refixer for Mac. Choose the USB flash drive and click Begin burning to make a Windows Password Reset disk.
You are asked whether you want to format the USB drive. Just click Yes button to burn this software to your USB flash drive.
After a few seconds, you will receive a notification “Burning Successfully“, it proves that you have successfully created a Windows password reset disk.
Step 3: Boot up locked Windows from USB password reset disk.
Eject USB password reset disk from Mac, and insert it into the locked Windows computer. And then boot up the locked Windows computer from USB flash drive. After the computer boots up, the “Windows Password Refixer for Mac” interface will be displayed.
Step 4: Reset Windows Password.
As you can see, it lists out all accounts in your locked Windows computer. Then you can select a user account whose password you want to reset.
Choose a local user account or admin user account, and then click the Reset Password button. It will prompt you a dialog box to ask you if you want to set the password to blank. Just click Yes to agree.
At this time, you can see the password changed from Unknown to Blank, this means that your Windows user account password has been removed and you can log in without password next time.
After Windows password reset completely, click the Reboot button to restart your Windows and unplug your USB flash drive. Then you can log in to your Windows local/administrator account without a password.
In previous articles, to reset/remove the login password for the locked Windows 10 computer, we showed you how to create a Windows password reset disk with another computer. It also shows how to create a password reset disk with an Android phone. In this article, we have shown you how to create a password reset disk to reset the password for Windows 10 installed on Mac so that you can access the locked Windows 10 system without deleting any data from your computer. Thus, you don’t feel confused and helpless about forgetting your Windows 10 password from now on.
It’s so easy to reset/remove forgotten local/administrator password for Windows 10 running from your Mac. Just burn iSumsof Windows Password Refixer for Mac software to the USB flash drive to create a password reset disk on Mac and you can reset the password as well.