Windows 8 introduces two new password types that you can use when logging in to Windows account: a four-digit PIN password and a picture password, besides the traditional text passwords. So in total there will be 3 methods to log in Windows 8. If you are using a Windows 8 PC shared by more than one user, you are highly suggested to create different user accounts with different new types of Windows 8 passwords to protect and ensure your personal experience & privacy.

But remember, if you decide to use these new password types, you still must set up a regular and traditional text password. Sometimes you'll have to use this text password when you need administrative approval for changing system settings. And especially when you forgot your Windows 8 picture password or PIN password, you will need this text password to log in.

Below are some tricks you can use if you forgot Windows 8 password.

1. Picture password can also be easy to be forgotten.
Though it might be a quick and easy way to log in Windows 8 by drawing with specific gestures on a photo, if you enter your picture password incorrectly five times, you will be locked out until you log in with the text password/traditional password. Therefore, text password is also highly recommended to be created for protecting a Windows 8-based computer besides picture password.

2. Use Default Windows 8 Administrator Account.
Every version of windows has a default windows administrator account which permits you to login in windows with a blank password. But this account is disabled in ordinary mode, so you will require to primary boot windows 8 in secure a lot more.

3 . Create Windows 8 Password Reset Disk For Prevention.
A password reset disk could actually occur in handy if you actually overlook Windows 8 password. The difficulty with this technique is that you have to produce the password reset disk prior to the password is lost. Assuming that you have produced it in progress, then you can use this technique to reset Windows 8 password simply.

4. Use Windows password recovery tool.
Windows Password Unlocker is a professional Windows 8 password recovery tool to reset lost Windows administrator or user password with ease. It provides a fast and secure solution to reset forgotten password of Windows 7/ XP/ Vista/2000/2003/2008. You can reset the forgotten Windows 8 password with just 4 steps:

Step 1: Download Windows Password Unlocker and install it in any available computer.
Step 2: Burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Step 3: BIOS settings of your locked Windows 8 computer to make it boot from CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
Step 4: Recover forgotten Windows 8 password successfully.