How to Hack Windows 10/8/7 Password without Software

The requirement for hacking Windows 10 password without software is much needed in two scenarios. If the Windows PC was locked because you have forgotten Windows 10 password or bought an used computer but the seller did not tell you the password. In both the cases, you are not able to access the computer normally. So you need to look for ways to hack into the computer. Here are 3 ways shared in this post to hack Windows 10 password.

Hack Windows 10/8/7 Password with Command Prompt (No Software)

Command Prompt is a wonderful stock app in Windows and it is favored by system admin. You can do various task with this app with advanced text commands. Please follow the guidelines below to hack Windows 10 password without using any software.

Step 1: First, you need to create a bootable Windows USB on another PC.

Step 2: Insert that bootable device into the locked Windows PC. Select the troubleshooting option and go to the advanced section, by this method you will get to open the command prompt on your Windows PC.

Step 3: By default, the location is set as X drive, change the drive to c drive by typing C: and press enter button. After the drive is set to the system drive, enter the following command: C:\Windows\system32\sethc.exe C:\.

Step 4: Now enter the following command in the command prompt: C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe C:\Windows\system32\sethc.exe

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Step 5: Reboot the computer and continuously press the shift key five times for opening the command prompt.

Step 6: In the command prompt box, type this command to reset a targe user password: net user user_name new_password.

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Step 8: After the Windows PC restarts, you can access the PC without using any password.

Hack Windows 10/8/7 Password with Password Reset USB

Command Prompt is indeed a reliable solution to hack Windows 10 password but takes two many steps and preparation to finally unlock the computer. Actually, you can remove the login password in 3 simple steps if you managed to create a Windows password reset USB. We will share the details in this part, which is 10X faster than using Command Prompt.



Step 1: Go and find another Windows PC with admin permission. Download and install Windows Password Recovery software and insert a USB drive into the device.

Windows Password Reset Open

Step 2: On the software interface, you will see the USB drive name and click "Burn USB" option to create a Windows password reset USB. This takes around 5 minutes. Take out the USB and insert the USB to locked PC once burning is completed successfully.

Windows Password Reset Burn

Step 3: Boot the locked computer from USB and choose an user account you prefer to blank the password by clicking "Reset Password" button. After that, the password associated to that account was removed and you can login without password.

Windows Password Reset Completed

This is one of the most effective way to unlock a Windows PC without password. The password will be hacked instantly no matter how strong it is. So this is the recommended method for Windows password cracking.


Hack Windows 10/8/7 Password with Free Chntpw Utility

Besides command prompt and Windows Password Recovery, there is another way to hack Windows 10 password by using Linux Live CD. There is an utility called chntpw that can remove password from Winodws account.

Step 1: Open a web browser in another PC and click on the link provided to download chntpw utility.

Step 2: Now you need to burn the ISO to USB or CD/DVD to create a bootable flash drive.

Step 3: Insert the bootable flash drive into the locked Windows PC and boot it up normally.

Step 4: Now, wait for the utility software to open up and let it find the correct installation file for your PC. Now the utility tool will ask you to you choose the registry part which you want the access.

Step 5: Select the password reset option and press the enter button. On the next page, you need to select the edit user data and password option and once again press the enter button to continue.

Step 6: Now various user accounts will show up on your Windows PC. Try to locate the correct login credentials and type it on the Windows PC screen.

Step 7: After the password has been typed correctly, hit the enter button once again.

Step 8: On the next page, you will get the option to delete the current password from your Windows operating system.

Step 9: Press the enter button from your keyboard to delete that particular user login details from your Windows operating system.

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Hacking Windows 10 password has become less tricky with the new technology introduced in Windows 10. More and more tools are available to help users recover forgotten password and unlock the locked PC without much effort. All of the suggestions made above are tested on different devices without any problem. Just select one method and follow the instructions to hack the password successfully.