[Full Guidance] 5 Methods to Reset Lenovo Password

How can you deal with losing Lenovo password problem? Resetting Lenovo password can be a good idea. In this article, you can learn 5 methods to reset the lost Lenovo password.


By Tina / Updated on May 12, 2023

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The need to reset Lenovo password 


“I forgot my password to my Lenovo T500, and I now can’t get into anything. So I would like some help if anyone out there knows, please.

- Question from forums.tomsguide.com”


PC passwords have the ability to protect the data on the computer, but if you forget the Lenovo laptop password, it can be a depressing thing. As a famous PC producer, Lenovo PC is popular among users. When the users forget the Lenovo laptop password, they may want to know what they can do to open their PC without password.

To unlock your Lenovo PC when you forget the password, you can take the following content as a reference.

Top 5 methods to reset Lenovo password

In this part, you can learn 5 useful methods to change the lost Lenovo password. Let’s go.

★ Method 1. Answer the security questions

When you first create the Lenovo password, if you also set some security questions to prevent losing the password, you can try to answer it and then reset Lenovo laptop password.

Step 1. Input a wrong password, then click “Reset password” in the interface.

Reset Password

Step 2. Then answer the questions, set a new password and open the locked Lenovo PC.

Security Question

 ★ Method 2. Reset Lenovo password on Microsoft website

If you have set the Microsoft password as the Lenovo password, you can change the forgotten password online. Microsoft account is created in Active Directory service, so it allows you to use any computer with the verified account. Here are the steps to reset the Microsoft password.

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

Change Microsoft Password

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


Step 3. When your identification is checked, you can reset the Microsoft password.

Reset Password

 ★ Method 3. Reset Lenovo password via Windows installation disk

If you didn’t throw away the Windows installation disk after installing the system, fortunately, you can use it to reset the forgotten Lenovo PC password.

Step 1. Insert the installation disk into the Lenovo PC, boot the computer from it. When you see the Windows installing screen, press “Shift +F10” to open the Command Prompt.

Windows Setup

Step 2. Type two commands: “copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\” and “copy c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe”, then press “Enter” each time. Turn out the installation disk, and execute the“wpeutil reboot” command to reboot your PC.

Step 3. When you see the logging-in interface, press “Shift” 5 times. The CMD will be turned on again, input “net user cocosenor *” and press “Enter”, then press “Enter” again to set the password blank.

Step 4. Restart your Lenovo computer, you can see it can be unlocked without password.

Net User Cocosenor

 ★ Method 4. Reset Lenovo password using password reset disk

If you have created a password reset disk, you can directly perform Lenovo password reset. If you forget to create this disk, you can turn to the next method for help.

Step 1. In the locked PC interface, type a false password. Then click “Reset password”.

Password Reset

Step 2. You’ll open the password reset wizard, click “Next”.

Password Reset Wizard

Step 3. Choose the target key disk and then click “Next”.

Target Key Disk

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


Step 5. When you complete the password reset wizard, click “Finish”.


 ★ Method 5. Try a functional password reset expert

From the mentioned content, you can learn some useful operations to reset Lenovo password. Besides, you can also try a powerful software to reset password when you forget it.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is a safe and practical disk manager, it can be used to perform Lenovo laptop password reset on Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. Under the friendly guidance, you can use the “Reset Password” feature to change the lost password. Apart from Lenovo password, you can also reset the password of of brands of PC, such as Dell, Toshiba, etc.

If you already forgot the Lenovo password without password reset disk, you can use it to effectively create a bootable USB, then reset the password. Besides, this USB can be used for other computers with the same system to reset the password.

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

Step 1. Connect a USB with another working PC, then download and run AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, click “Reset Password”.

Reset Password

Step 2. You will be asked to create a bootable USB, read the notes about the task, click “Next”.

Create Password Reset Disk

Step 3. In the new window, select the USB boot device and click “Proceed”.

USB Device

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


Step 5. It will take a few minutes to create the bootable USB, click “Finish” when the USB is created.


Step 6. Take out the USB from the current PC, insert it into the locked Lenovo laptop, then restart the PC. You need to change the boot drive, boot the PC from the created USB, then choose the OS and click “Next”.

Select Windows System

Step 7. All accounts on your PC will be displayed, choose the target account and tick “Reset Account Password”, then select “Next”.

Select Account

Step 8. In the new window, set the new password and click “Yes”.  

Set New Password

Note: If there are other disk problems, such as C drive is full, the requested system device cannot be found and disk partition not being recognized by Windows 11, this tool can also help you to get rid of them.

Final line 

Once you forget the Lenovo PC password, it can be troublesome to unlock the PC. In this post, we have shown you the operations to reset Lenovo password. If you want to reset the PC password without difficulty, AOMEI Partition Assistant is worth trying.

Furthermore, when you lose the Lenovo password on Windows Server, you can turn to the Server Version for the help.

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.