Toshiba is a reputable brand due to its good and durable products, it provides high specification products at a very reasonable price. There is a question that how to unlock Toshiba laptop if we forget the login password.
So don’t be sad because as a human its a very understanding that any person can forget his laptop password. In this blog we provide you some simple methods that can be used for unlocking Toshiba laptop.
In this situation there are two methods to unlock the forgotten login password so we can access our laptop like before without any problem. If we re-install the window to unlock the login password it might solve the problem but it may cause the important data which is saved in the primary disk. So it’s safe to use the methods which are shared in this article.
1. Unlock the Toshiba Laptop with the Password Reset Disk
We know that the password reset disc is a very helpful and useful tool, which can reset the login password without any loss of data. Password reset disk is a pre-created disk which can reset the password. It is a built-in-function which comes default in different windows like 7/8/8.1/10.
Following are the steps you need to follow to Unlock the Toshiba laptop with the password reset disk :
- Restart your laptop, when the welcome screen appears all you need to do is to click on the “Reset Password” which is located on right under the password field.
- A reset password wizard will be open, now click on the “Next” button. Now set the new password and click on “next”.
- Now click on the “Finish” button and the reset password wizard gone. Now restart your laptop.
- Now enter the new password which you recently set and you will be able to access your laptop without any data loss.
How to Reset Toshiba Laptop Password without Disk
The “password reset disk” is only used to reset the password on systems in which reset disk is created. It cannot reset the passwords on other systems.
So if you don’t have password reset disk and you want to reset the login password without any loss of data or don’t want to re-install window, there is no worry because there is one more way to reset the password by using a window application called “Windows password recovery”.
It is one of the most popular and well known application which is used to reset passwords on computers and laptops. This application is available on all windows like XP,7,8,8.1, and 10. It can reset any password in a very short period and let you re-enter into your laptop without any loss of the data.
Benefits of Windows Password Recovery:
- This program support all models of Toshiba laptops.
- It reset the forgotten password in only 10 seconds.
- It works in all windows operating systems.
- It has built-in burring utility.
Following are the steps you need to follow to Unlock the Toshiba laptop without disk :
Step1) First you need to install and then launch the application “Windows Password Recovery”.
Step 2) Now you need to make a password reset disk with CD or USB drive. If you take CD/DVD, then insert the CD/DVD into the laptop and select the CD/DVD name from the menu and click on the “Burn CD/DVD”.
And if you take a USB drive, then insert the USB drive to the laptop and select the USB name from the menu and click on “Burn USB”.
When the burning process is completed, a message will be pop up on your screen and the message will be “Burning Successful”.
Step3) Once you have done with the burning process all you need to do is to eject the CD or USB and insert it onto the Toshiba laptop which is locked. Now restart the laptop and press the “Esc” button. Open the boot menu and go to the BIOS setting. Now set the first boot device CD or USB(which you have taken). Save the setting and restart the laptop then Windows Password Recovery will be opened on your screen.
Step 4) When the program is loaded automatically, select the OS which you are using then select the administrator username which is locked. Click on the “Reset” button to remove the password. Now restart the laptop and you can access your laptop without any loss of the data.
Unlock the Toshiba laptop by using the Installation Drive
There is one method to unlock your Toshiba laptop. It is quite a difficult way as compared to the last two methods because you need to do some changes in “Command Prompt”.
This method reacquired a little knowledge of the computer to unlock your Toshiba laptop.
Step1) Insert the CD or USB into your locked laptop and boot the laptop from CD or USB disk.
Step2) Now press the “shift + F10” buttons and open the Command Prompt.
Step 3) Now change the location cmd.exe to utilman.exe. Now when you open Utility Manager on the login screen, a CP will be launched and you are capable of resetting the password.
Step 4) Now eject the CD or USB which you attached to the locked laptop and restart the laptop.
Step5) On the login screen, click on the utilman.exe icon and type on the CP net user command line. Now click on the Enter button and the laptop’s password is reset successfully.
That’s all these are the simple methods you can use for unlocking Toshiba laptop. Use the methods that are convenient for you.