If all accounts are inaccessible because have been disabled or locked‐out, use this procedure to re‐ establish a local Administrator account and reset passwords.
Prerequisites This procedure requires a USB device that contains a partition table with one partition formatted with an MSDOS/FAT32 filesystem.
USB devices vary by vendor as to whether they are formatted with or without partitions. Use Windows disk management or other third‐party tools to create a partition if the USB device does not have an MSDOS/FAT32 partition. Steps