Windows 8 - Lost or forgotten password?

December 2016


Windows 8 - Lost or forgotten password?



Issue


You don't remember the password for your Microsoft account and can no longer log-in to Windows 8? Then is article is for you.

Solution


You can reset the password of your Microsoft account from another device.
The procedure is simple:
  • Open a web browser and go to: https://account.live.com/password/reset
  • Enter your Microsoft account, fill in the captcha and click on Next.
  • Select how you want to get your security (reset) code.
  • You can choose to receive it by email (secondary email account defined during the creation of your Microsoft account).

  • If you no longer use this secondary email account, click on "I don't use these anymore" and follow the on-screen procedure.

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