Top 3 Best Windows Password Reset Tools Reviews in 2018

Mostly people feel embarrassed to admit the fact that they have forgotten their own Windows login password, but trust me folks it is quite an obvious premonition when your memory is spilling with huge list of passwords for various other offline and online accounts. So this leads to the dreading screen “The Password you entered is wrong” and you lament upon your short term memory lapse. Just breathe easy, and check out first what the guide offers you here. Even though you are circumambulating a lot of trouble due to password loss.

 

Don't worry, here we will objectively review top 3 Windows password reset tools to help you reset Windows 10/8/7 login password without damaging data. The first two programs can reset your Windows password by changing password to blank, and the third tool will let you crack Windows password with a brute-force attack, dictionary attack, and rainbow table attack. Let's take a look at the best 3 Windows password reset tools as of 2018.

Top 1. TunesBro WinGeeker Ultimate Review

WinGeeker helps a user to reset any kind of password from a protected computer with Windows 10/8/7. Whether its local account or Microsoft account or Domain/Root user accounts, WinGeeker can easily locate SAM file and remove the password information in SAM file and allow you to regain computer access almost instantly! After testing, We can be sure no data is lost and the performance is optimal.

Our Review:

WinGeeker has 100% password recovery success rate and never takes more than few seconds to complete the job. It has tested on countless Windows computer and laptop brands like Toshiba, Sony, Lenovo, HP, Dell etc. but it never fails to disappoint you.

Main Features:

  • ● 100% reset all accounts including: local admin password, user password, guest password, server password. Safely and easily.
  • ● Reset Microsoft account password without damaging the real Microsoft account password
  • ● 2 ways to make reset disk: USB drive or DVD/CD.
  • ● Support UEFI-based BIOS computer as well as MBR(legacy BIOS/CMS boot): 
  • ● Enable you to create a new account instantly.
  • ● Supports Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista/Windows Servers.

User Guide(Simple 3 Steps):

  1. Step 1. Download the main setup of WinGeeker and install it on another working computer (not your locked PC), open it once it is finished.
  2. Step 2. Quickly insert a USB drive or insert a DVD/CD on the optical drive and click the “Burn USB” button.
  3. Step 3. Set your computer BIOS's boot order so that computers could boot from USB or DVD/CD, then reset your password.

System Requirements:

Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista (32/64 bit) and Windows Server.

Pros & Cons:

Pros: Cons:
  • ● User-interface is very attractive.
  • ● Work with the newest Windows 10.
  • ● Fully suuport UEFI-based computer.
  • ● 100% remove your password without losing data.
Doesn't suport resetting doman password

Top 2. Daossoft Windows Password Rescuer Review

Daossoft Windows Password Rescuer is a premium Windows password reset tool that helps to regain access to any locked Windows computer by erasing the password from the computer. It does provides 100% password recovery guarantee but technically it doesn't reset the password rather it recovers the password of the computer.

Our Review:

It seems that this program have not updated for a long time and didn't support UEFI-based computer. The user interface of this program is very ugly and careless. Besides, the most unacceptable part is high price. The advanced version will charge $45 but the core set of functionality is the same as WinGeeeker.

Main Features:

  • ● Safe to reset/remove Windows login password without data or information loss.
  • ● Remove Domain Administrator and other domain user passwords.
  • ● Support RAID Servers.
  • ● Lets you make a new password for a user account.

User Guide(Simple 3 Steps):

  1. 1. Download Daossoft Windows Password Rescuer on any computer other than yours.
  2. 2. Install the tool and make a bootable disc using CD/DVD or any other removable device.
  3. 3. Boot locked PC from USB or DVD, then the program should start automatically and you can choose the users to reset.

System Requirements:

Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista (32/64 bit)

Pros & Cons:

Pros: Cons:
  • ● Download ands installs quickly
  • ● Smaller than most other password reset tools
  • ● Support Domain and RAID Server.
● The free trial version does not include important features.
● Doesn't support UEFI bios.
● Hasn't been updated since 2013.

Top 3. Ophcrack Review

You may already know that Ophcrack is a free and oldest Windows password resetting tool which can brute force crack your Windows 7/XP/Vista password by using rainbow tables. Ophcrack tool has the ability to directly import the hashes from SAM files on Windows, then crack the password by using brute force. You need to download or purchase the Rainbow tables for LM hashes from developers. In fact, it only could crack the password no longer than 6 characters, because it will take very long time to crack long and complicated password. On most computers, ophcrack can crack most simple passwords within a few hours.

Our Review:

 In the past decad, I would say Ophcrack is the best free software, but now I'm going to say that Ophcrack is not perfect. It only crack a very simple password but can't crack 5 length password, because it's a freeware so it hasn't really been updated,  and it is losing market share. I want to ask why it won't crack the password on Windows 10.

Main Features:

  • ● The free tables are suitable for all Windows uses but I never have been unable to to recover my password with them), .
  • ● The success rate is around 98%.
  • ● It only works on Windows XP, Vista and 7, but not support Windows 10.

User Guide(Simple 3 Steps):

  1. 1. Go to Ophcrack's website and click on the "Download Ophcrack LiveCD" link,
  2. 2. You need to download the Universal USB Installer and a ISO file to make a reset disk.
  3. 3. To add the Vista tables, you need to download online or purchase tables.
  4. 4. Boot from your CD or USB drive from the BIOS menu, then Ophcrack will open and crack your password.

System Requirements:

Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista (32/64 bit)

Pros & Cons:
1) It's free but it only can crack most simple passwords within a few hours.
2) It's troublesome to use and doesn't support Windows 10.
3) Time-consuming

User Guide: How to Reset Windows 10/8/7 Password with WinGeeker

There are many free and paid Windows password rest tool out there like NTpassword, Kon-boot and LCP tools, but we just review the most popular Windows password reset tools here. In fact, patterns of password resetting can fall into two general categories: Password Resetting and Password Recovery. In the vast majority of situations you need to reset your forgotten password rather than recovering it. Resetting password is quickly and safe, but recovering password is very time-consuming.

So, we choose to review Tunesbro WinGeeker, Windows Password Rescuer and Ophcarck to explain how them work and make you better understand the difference they have. Here we'd like to take WinGeeker as an example to tell you how to reset Windows 10/7/8 login password without re-installing system.

Step 1. Get access to another working computer and download the WinGeeker setup file. Open it and install. This step should be no problem and can be done within few minutes.

download and install WinGeeker

Step 2. If provides two ways to make a reset disk, USB and DVD/CD. Here we choose to insert the USB drive on the optical drive then click the “Burn USB” option. Within seconds the bootable disc will be created successfully!

 

Step 3. Set Locked Windows PC to Boot from USB Flash Drive

 You may need to change BIOS settings to make computer boot from the USB reset disk you just created. Just reboot your locked PC and press the Del key or F2, or F8 to enter the Boot Menu interface, chose the USB drive as the first boot order.

boot from USB

 

Step 4. Wait for WinGeeker to load automatically on your locked computer. When the WinGeeker screen pops up, choose the user linked with the computer then click “Reset Password”. You will see a pop up message that says “Password reset successfully!” indicating the computer is unlocked!

reset Windnows 10 password

Next time you turn on the computer, you won't be asked to type the password anymore. TunesBro WinGeeker has already helped to resolve that situation already!