How to Unlock A Toshiba Laptop Password

If you want to know how to unlock a Toshiba laptop password, you can learn something from this post. Here, 5 methods about resetting the PC password will be displayed.


By Tina / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Scenario: Can I open the locked Toshiba laptop without password?


“I bought a used Toshiba laptop, but I don’t have the password to unlock the lock screen. So I cannot get to the main screen. How to unlock a Toshiba laptop password?

- Question from”

Since it’s cost-effective, many people would like to use a Toshiba laptop as their personal PC. But some of the users claim that they cannot open their Toshiba laptops when they lose the password. PC passwords can effectively protect the files on the computer, but when you forget the computer password, there can be some trouble.

In the next part, you can gain 4 methods on how to unlock a Toshiba laptop without a password.

Toshiba Laptop

How to unlock a password on a Toshiba laptop

When you forget the Toshiba laptop, there’s no way for you to enter the PC with the wrong password. To get into the locked computer, you can try the following methods.

▶ Method 1. Change the password with a password reset disk

How to unlock a Toshiba laptop password? If you have a prepared password reset disk, you can insert it into the locked Toshiba laptop and then reset the password. But when you didn’t create the disk, this method cannot help you to open the locked Toshiba laptop.

Step 1. When you cannot get into the PC, click “Reset password”.

Password Reset

Step 2. In the Password Reset Wizard, click “Next”.

Password Reset Wizard

Step 3. Choose the target key disk in the listed drives and click “Next”.

Traget disk

Step 4. Reset the forgotten password and password hint, click “Next”.


Step 5. When the password is changed, click “Finish”.


 ▶ Method 2. Reset the password using Windows installation disk

Windows installation disk can help you to reset the password with a few steps, if you didn’t lose the Windows installation disk, you can change the password with it. How to unlock a password-protected Toshiba laptop? Here is the process.

Step 1. Insert the installation disk to the Toshiba laptop, boot the computer from the Windows installation disk. When you see the Windows installing screen, press “Shift +F10” to open the CMD tool.

Windows Setup

Step 2. Type the following two commands, and press “Enter” each time.

• copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\
• copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe 

Step 3. Then turn out the disk, and execute “wpeutil reboot” command to reboot the laptop.

Step 4. When you turn to the logging-in interface, press “Shift” times. The CMD opens again, input “net user cocosenor *” and press “Enter”, then press “Enter” again to set the password blank.

Net User Cocosenor

 ▶ Method 3. Change the password with Email

How to unlock a Toshiba laptop password? By default, the PC password can be set based on a local account or a Microsoft account, if you set the Microsoft password as your PC password, you can change the forgotten password with the Email online.

Step 1. Open the Microsoft Account Recovery official website, type the Email, phone number or Skype name, click “Next”.

Change Microsoft Password

Step 2. It needs to verify your identity, tick “Email” and click “Next”.


Step 3. When your identification is confirmed, reset the Microsoft password and click “Next”. When the task is finished, you can get into the Toshiba laptop with the newly changed password.

Reset Password

 ▶ Method 4. Reset the password with CMD

For the experts of Toshiba laptop, changing the password in safe mode is also a good method. If you have the experience to use the CMD, you can try this method to reset the Toshiba laptop password.

Step 1. Press “Shift” and click “Restart”, then click “Troubleshoot” in the new window.


Step 2. Select “Command Prompt” in the advanced options window.


Step 3. Then input “diskpart” and press “Enter” to run the Diskpart tool.


Step 4. Type “list volume” and hit “Enter” to display all partitions on the PC, then remember the drive letter of the system disk. Input “exit” and press “Enter”.


Step 5. Type “move E:\windows\system32\utilman.exe E:\” (“E” is the drive to store the utilman.exe file), press “Enter” to move the utilman.exe file.

Move Command

Step 6. Perform the “copy E:\windows\system32\cmd.exe E:\windows\system32\utilman.exe” command to copy the cmd.exe file to the target path.

Copy Command

Step 7. Input “wpeutil reboot” and press “Enter” to reopen the Toshiba PC.

Reboot Command

Step 8. Click the human icon, and type net user “Leah George” 2022 to change the password to  2022 and press “Enter”. Input “exit” and press “Enter” to leave CMD.

Human Icon

A brilliant software to reset/remove Toshiba password

Now, do you know how to unlock a Toshiba laptop password? Apart from the mentioned methods, there’s a marvelous third-party software to reset the password: AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional.

It can attract you with the following points:

It can be useful on any Windows 11/10/8/7/XP/Vista device.
It allows you to create a new password reset USB, then reset or remove the lost Toshiba password with it, even when you already lose the password.
The password reset USB can be used on other computers with the same Windows OS.
It provides other advanced functions, including Quick Partition, Transfer OS to a new hard drive, Convert FAT32 to NTFS (and vice versa), Make Bootable CD Wizard, etc.

Download Demo Win 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP
Secure Download

Step 1. Connect a USB with an unlocked PC, then download and run this functional tool, click “Tools”> “Reset Windows Password” in the top interface.

Reset Password

Step 2. Read the notes about creating a password reset USB, click “Next”.

Create Password Reset Disk

Step 3. Select the target USB boot device and click “Proceed”.

USB Device

Step 4. Read the warning about creating a bootable USB, click “Yes”.


Step 5. The tool is creating the bootable USB, then click “Finish”.


Step 6. Take out the USB from the current PC, insert it into the locked Toshiba laptop, restart it. Then change the boot drive, boot the PC from the created USB and choose the Windows system and click “Next”.

Windows System

Step 7. All accounts on the PC is on the interface, choose the target account and tick “Reset Account Password”, then select “Next”.

Select Account

Step 8. Reset the forgotten password and click “Yes”.  

Reset Password


How to unlock a Toshiba laptop password? If you don’t know the method to handle the problem of losing the Toshiba laptop, the 4 methods shared in the post will help you. If the former methods are useless, the AOMEI Partition Assistant is a valuable method.

In addition, when you lose the password on Windows Server, you can try the Server Version to change the PC password.

Tina · Staff Editor
Tina is an English editor of AOMEI Technology. She has a positive attitude and full of energy. On her work, she always keeps thinking to figure out the solutions for users' problems, and writes the answers so that can help someone. In her daily life, she likes to sing, watch TV and sleep. She always being grateful and happy to all the things happened and all the people encountered.