“I lost Microsoft account password in my Windows 8.1 Acer Aspire laptop, how to reset it? Without the password, I can’t login Windows 8.1, nor to use other Microsoft service such as Xbox Live!!! Oh someone please help me! Thanks in advance.”
It is so inconvenient that we forget the account password that is able to apply in many websites. And at this time, what we talk is Microsoft account. You can register hotmail Email address, which is provided by Microsoft, or use other Emails and create a password to become a Microsoft account. As long as you have a Microsoft account, you can use it to log in everything about Microsoft. However, once you lose the sign-in information, then there are two options for you. One is to sign up another account, the other, is to recover the account. Here we will lead you to reset Microsoft account password with 2 common means.
Measure 1: Reset Microsoft Password with Password Reset Link
If you forget the Microsoft account password to log in your Windows 8.1/8 computer, you might as well try to borrow another PC that is able to access to the internet. Then visit https://account.live.com/resetpassword.aspx to reset your password.
Step 1: Choose your real situation from the selection. Think about why you have trouble signing in your Microsoft account. Here we choose “I forgot my password” and then click the Next button.
Step 2: Type your Microsoft account and the characters as below. In the next, click the Next button again.
Step 3: Verify your recovery Email, and then Microsoft will send a link about the security code to your written recovery Email. Then click “Send code”. At last, you will receive a reset password link. Follow the instructions to reset Microsoft account password.
Measure 2: Reset Microsoft Account Windows Password with Software
Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate is designed to reset password of your Microsoft account in Windows 8.1/8. It is the best edition of the Windows Password Recovery Tools. So far, only this Ultimate version can reset Microsoft account. You can see how to use it as below:
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate from another accessible personal computer.
Step 2: Use a CD/DVD/USB drive to burn a bootable Windows disc. Then take the disc to your locked computer, restart the locked computer, press F2 or F10 enter BIOS to change the setting, which is in order to start your computer from the bootable disc.
Step 3: Then you can see the main interface of Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate. Then you can just select Windows path and manage all the accounts in your locked computer.
Finally,Choose your target account and reset Microsoft password in Windows 8.1/8 easily and quickly.