How to Reset / Recover Lost Microsoft Account Password

October 30, 2014

Starting with Windows 8, Microsoft has tried to push users to sign in to Windows with a Microsoft account. Comparing to a local account, you can easily recover a lost Microsoft account password without using any password cracking software or tricks. In theory, you only have to go to and Microsoft will send you [...]


How to Remove Lost HP Pavilion Windows 8 Password

July 8, 2014

Lost Windows 8 admin password for your HP Pavilion laptop? If you have no idea what the password is, here’s how can you easily remove Windows 8 password on your HP Pavilion laptop. How to Remove Lost HP Pavilion Windows 8 Password? 1. Before resetting your password, you need to create a bootable PCUnlocker USB [...]


Bypass Windows 8.1 Password on Dell Venue 8/11 Pro

June 10, 2014

What to do if you forgot Windows 8.1 password on Dell Venue Pro tablet? Dell Venue Pro comes with 32-bit UEFI firmware instead of standard BIOS, and legacy-based password reset bootdisk will therefore not boot successfully. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a live USB drive with 32-bit UEFI bootloader, and then [...]


How to Unlock Windows 8 Picture Password After Forgotten

April 17, 2014

Forgot your picture password and cannot log on to Windows 8 any longer? Don’t panic. Here I’ll explain 2 methods for you to unlock Windows 8 picture password if you forgot it. Method 1: Login with Alternative Sign-in Options As long as you can remember the traditional text password, Microsoft account password or PIN that [...]


How to Reset Lost Windows Password without CD or USB Drive

April 14, 2014

Forgot your Windows administrator password and don’t have a CD or USB drive at hand? In this tutorial we’ll show you a simple way to reset Windows password without disk. Let’s proceed. Of course, if you do have a PCUnlocker Live CD, you can reset your password the easy way with a few mouse clicks. [...]


Retrieve Saved Password from Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey and Flock

March 24, 2014

Did you know that all the settings you make in Firefox, like your home page, saved passwords and bookmarks are all stored in a special profile folder? It’s true. Your profile folder is kept in a separate place from the Firefox program so that if something ever goes wrong with Firefox your information will still [...]


Lost Admin Privileges on Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP

March 5, 2014

Lost admin privileges on your Windows user account? If you can’t access the administrator account, or your administrator account was demoted to a guest or limited account, you will be restricted from performing any administrative tasks. In this tutorial we’ll explain how to regain your PC’s administrator privileges with PCUnlocker. PCUnlocker is a bootable utility [...]


Windows 8 UEFI Password Reset

January 19, 2014

Forgot the admin password on Windows 8 UEFI/GPT computer? Most of password recovery bootdisks won’t boot normally any more when dealing with UEFI BIOS. PCUnlocker should be the unique bootdisk which is fully compatible with UEFI/GPT computer. It enables you to reset lost Windows 8 password with a UEFI bootable CD or USB drive. There [...]


Forgot Windows Password and No Reset Disk?

October 30, 2013

Forgot Windows password and don’t have a password reset disk? Windows has a built-in password reset feature, which allows you to reset forgotten Windows password easily. But you need to create a password reset disk before you forget Windows password. But Many people may not be aware of do the preparation, so they tend to [...]


How to Lock and Password Protect Your Folder in Windows

September 24, 2013

I have a little sister who enjoys deleting folders and files that are important to me. I need an easy way to password protect my folders! How do I protect my folders and files from being deleted, or hide them from my sister? We all have files on our system that are valuable to us [...]