Windows 10: I forgot my local accounts password

Discus and support I forgot my local accounts password in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; Hello, i forgot the password for my local account of my computer I've tried everything, but the rest password disc dosent work, the security questions... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by Liamcoughlan, Nov 21, 2021.

  1. I forgot my local accounts password


    Hello, i forgot the password for my local account of my computer I've tried everything, but the rest password disc dosent work, the security questions i answered are my real things, like first pet ect but it dosent work. Please help this is the administrator account and my other accounts cant delete or install apps they need for schools.

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    Liamcoughlan, Nov 21, 2021
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  2. forgot password for account!!!!

    forgot password for account!!!!

    you know when you boot up your computer... and yeha i have more than one account and I forgot the password to one of them.

    is there anyway for me to get in to the account? or the account will be perminant lock if i dont remember password?

    xp home
     
    HiddenStupid, Nov 21, 2021
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  3. OldMike65 Win User
    forgot what the password is for your local account


    What if you are using your Microsoft account Shawn, and you forgot what the password is for your local account??? Long time ago when I was just using my local account, I never had a password setup for it. Now if I try to log in to my local account, it wants me to enter a password, so right now I don't use it.

    And using netplwiz to change your local password, how do I know which user account is my local account?? I am the only user on my computer, and Netplwiz shows me two times, along with a HomeGroupUser$ and guest.

    I am listed under group heading in 2 ways, Homeusers and homeusers;Administrator;Users ???

    user must enter a password to use this computer is turned off bty.
     
    OldMike65, Nov 21, 2021
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  4. I forgot my local accounts password

    Forgot Local Password

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below and reset the password for the local account and check.


    • Login in to your Microsoft account.

    • Press Windows logo key + X key.

    • Select Computer Management.

    • Click on Local user and group.

    • In the right window pane, double click on user’s folder.

    • Right click on local user account and select set password and follow the on screen instructions.


    Hope it helps. Do let us know if your issue is resolved. For any further query, feel free to contact us.

    Thank you.
     
    Syed Md Bilal, Nov 21, 2021
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