Windows 10 reset forgotten local user password

  1. Download Microsoft media creation tool and create boot usb flash or dvd
  2. Boot PC with usb flash/dvd
  3. Switch to recovery mode – run with command line
  4. > cd Windows\System32
  5. > ren utilman.exe utilman.exe.bak
  6. > copy cmd.exe utilman.exe
  7. Reboot PC
  8. Wait until login screen present and click on ease of access
  9. > net user “myLogin” newpassword

10. Here you go with your “newpassword”

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