Thanks to the arrival of several top-notch password managers like 1Password 7, managing passwords has become less tedious. However, it remains an unwanted exercise that very few enjoy doing.
Though I have never liked dealing with too many passwords, I have made peace with the process to save myself from the dilemma. And thankfully, I had been able to seamlessly manage all of my passwords until the last week when the ghost returned out of nowhere!
iSunshare Windows Password Genius for Mac and Windows Review
For the past few months, I had completely switched to my all-new MacBook Pro. Suddenly, I needed to use some files that were locally stored on my old Windows PC. And when I went to get them, I had forgotten the administrator password.
While searching for a tool to recover the lost user password, I bumped into iSunshare Windows Password Genius. I gave it a try to reset the password and luckily it worked well in resetting the Windows forgotten password. That’s when I decided to write a short review about it!
So How Does This Password Recovery Tool for Windows 10 Work?
“Windows Password Genius” works pretty reliably. You have to first create a reset disk on your USB or CD/DVD. After that, you need to boot your computer using the USB drive. And then, you will get the option to reset your password.
As the process is straightforward, you won’t face any problem in getting through the entire process. Besides, the whole process is secure and you won’t lose any data.
I could breeze through the whole task within 10 minutes. So, I can say that it’s quite speedy.
What are the requirements?
As mentioned above, you need a USB drive or CD/DVD to create a recovery disk. Besides, you need the full version of Windows Password Genius and a computer.
The software works with both Windows and Mac. Moreover, it supports even the older versions of the Windows and macOS.
Available for Free Trial
Another notable thing that I liked about this password resetting tool for Windows 10 is that it’s available for a free trial. Therefore, you can install it on your computer to take a sneak peek at what it has to offer before going for the premium version.
If you are in need of handy password-resetting software, now is the right to get one. This software is currently available at just $19.95 down from $29.95—the original price.
How to Reset Mac or Windows PC Administrator Password Using iSunshare Windows Password Genius
Note: If you have some files in the USB drive, make sure to save them before going ahead with the process.
Step #1. First off, insert USB drive into the computer.
Step #2. Now, launch iSunshare software on your computer and select the device type like USB drive or CD/DVD-ROM and then choose it in the drop-down list.
Step #3. Next, click the Begin burning button.
Step #4. Now, you should see a successful popup. Click on OK.
Step #5. Up next, you need to boot your computer from USB.
Step #6. Now, you have to plug bootable USB drive into the locked Windows computer.
Then, start the locked computer and when you see the vendor logo, press the Boot Option key.
Step #7. When the boot Menu appears, you need to highlight the USB drive and press Enter to boot the computer from it.
Now, the software will detect the installation drive and quickly scan it.
Next, you should see the name of registered users. Now, you can select a user and click on Reset password. Then, confirm it.
Step #8. Up next, click on Reboot button and eject your USB drive.
That’s all folks!
This Windows 10 password reset tool is up to the mark. It’s pretty simple and works efficiently.
Should I recommend it to you? Yes. If you often have to deal with forgotten passwords, you should keep this tool under your radar.
As for price, it does seem to be a bit on the higher side. However, if you take the whole thing into the perspective and see how conveniently it brings back your lost key, you may be up for the price tag.
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.