Being locked out of your computer can be nerve-racking but there is little cause for concern. If your computer has Windows 8 then there are more than a few ways you can initiate the Windows 8 password recovery process. The password recovery steps are pretty simple and straightforward and it shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to pull off successfully.
Step-1: Go To The Windows Password Recovery Website
Resetting the Windows 8 password requires an internet connection and a registered Microsoft Account. To get started visit the Windows password recovery website.
Step-2: Select “I Forgot My Password” And Click Next
When at the page, you need to select one of the three options that best describes the problem. If you have forgotten your password then click to select I Forgot My Password. Once done, simply click the blue Next button to continue.
Step-3: Enter Your Registered Email Account
When led to the following page, you need to enter your registered Email address in the appropriate blank field. You also need to type the displayed CAPTCHA code. Once done, click Next to continue.
Step-4: Re-enter Email Account And Click Send Code
This directs you to a fresh page where you need to verify your Email address by re-entering it in the blank field. You also need to select the Email radio button to tell Microsoft that you would like to receive the security code on your Email. Once complete, click on the Send Code button.
Step-5: Enter Security Code
Now, you need to check your Email for security code mail sent by Microsoft. Once you have the code, enter it in the blank field and click Next.
Step-6: Reset Your Password
This concludes the authentication steps. Now, all you need to do is enter a new password and then re-type it again to confirm it. Once complete, click on the Next button to reset your Windows 8 login password.