Windows 10: Password Reset Disk - Create on USB Flash Drive in Windows 10
As per toolman59's suggestion I have done a full shutdown and restart. Starting it from Control Panel now works too. The ones pinned to Start/taskbar still launch invisibly. One unusual event at startup, the Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel opened and asked me to choose between Basic/Advanced/Wizard mode. It's never done that on previous restarts.
Still no icon on the taskbar while it's running, I guess it's one of those apps that doesn't want one.
I'm glad to hear it's working properly for your two now.
Yeah, the wizard doesn't have an icon on the taskbar by default. It would be nice if it did.
Do bear in mind that a Password reset disk does no more for you than writing the password down does. In either case you will end up with something you need to keep securely [a file or a piece of paper].
This is what my User Accounts page looks like. The Password Reset Link isn't there.
Last edited by Brink; 2017-01-12 at 11:08.
Reason: removed image showing your email address
The link to create a password reset disk will not be available for a Microsoft account. It'll only be available for local accounts instead.
Your thread: How do I create a Password Reset key
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