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Trying to login your Windows 10 account but receive the notification that your account has been disabled? This is one of the most terrified things we may encounter when using the computer. How to regain access to it? Solutions are provided below!

Windows account has been disabled

Solution 1: Enable the Account with Other Account with Administrator Privilege

Want to login Windows 10 with your own account but find it has been disabled? How to enable the account? Here, we can make it with other account with administrator privilege in the same Windows 10 PC. Follow steps below, you can login Windows 10 with your account again.

Step 1: Login Windows 10 with other account with administrator privilege. Then please press “Win” + “R”, enter “lusrmgr.msc” in the pop up window. Finally, press “Enter”.

enter lusrmgr in run

Step 2: Select “Local Users and Group” and click “User”. Find and double-click the disabled account on the right side.

find user

Step 3: Please make sure item “Account is disabled” is not checked. If it is checked, please do not check it and then click “OK” to save the settins.

disable account -2

Step 4: Restart the PC and you can login Windows 10 with the account again.

Besides enable the disabled account with administrator, we can also make use of the professional third party software – Renee PassNow. You can create a new administrator to regain access to Windows 10.
Create new account

Solution 2: Enable the Account with Renee Passnow

If you do not have any other account with administrator privilege in Windows 10, please try to enable the account with Renee Passnow.

More about Renee Passnow

Whole password reset process takes only 4 simple steps without damaging data inside! Do not require any professional knowledge or possible password combinations.

For local account and administrator, Renee Passsnow will remove the password directly.

For Microsoft account, Renee Passnow will turn the Microsoft account into local one and reserve all data inside the account.

Renee Passnow can help to recover data or transfer data inside the disk without running Windows.

Compatible with: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP.

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people has downloaded and reset the password successfully!

Here are detailed steps on how to reset login password with Renee PassNow.

Step 1: Download and install Renee PassNow in any workable Windows computer. 

press to the download button

Step 2: Choose creation method, USB or CD/DVD.

Select one option from [Crate a Live USB] and [Create a Live CD]. Then, select [x64] or [x86] according to your computer. Next, click on [Download Now] to download the licensed ISO. Remember to activate the software beforehand. After that, click on [Create USB] to create the boot media.
use renee passnow to create usb to reset passnword

Step 3: Boot the target PC from the created password reset USB/CD/DVD.

You will boot the target computer via a new created reset disk. Firstly, please hold a hot key to enter the BIOS menu and put CD-ROM or Removable Devices as the first choice. Please click here to know about how to change the boot order of your computer. After changing it successfully, please remember to save your setting and then restart your PC.

steps to change the boot order in BIOS

Step 4: Select “PassNow!”.

Reset password

Step 5: Choose target account and then click “Clear Password”.

You can also recover Microsoft account in Windows 10/8.1/8. That is, Renee PassNow will convert the Microsoft account to a local account and the data or files inside it will still exist. After the software says that password is reset successfully, you can directly press “Enter” key to access Windows.

Clear password

Besides, you can also create a new administrator to quickly access your PC. Please click “Create new account”.

The created administrator account named “Reneelab” with administrator rights, and its default password is “123456789”. You are able to change the password of target account with this new created administrator.

Create new account