Windows 10 - 3rd party password changer

I am looking for a free tool that I use to reset a password on WIndows 10.   The user didn't create a reset disk or anything of that nature when windows was first installed.  Any help would be awesome.

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GorapsI.T. ManagerAsked:
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NVITConnect With a Mentor Commented:
This shows 2 ways, either online at Microsoft, or via command prompt:

https://www.howtogeek.com/222262/how-to-reset-your-forgotten-password-in-windows-10/
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RaminConnect With a Mentor Technical AdvisorCommented:
Reset the password with nordahls password utility
https://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/
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JohnConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I agree with the above, and I have used Pogostick before and it works well. You been to prepare a bootable USB key and may have to disable Secure Boot in BIOS first
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Mauron LornosConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can use the free Live CD - Hirens' BootCD.

Download: http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/

How to use Hiren's BootCD to reset forgotten Windows password:
https://www.top-password.com/knowledge/reset-windows-10-password-with-hirens-bootcd.html
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GorapsI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
"Supports all Windows from NT3.5 to Win8.1, also 64 bit and also the Server versions (like 2003, 2008, 2012)"    @Ramin.. It doesnt say anything about windows 10.. I need this to work with windows 10.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can make a bootable USB for Pogostick and it should work.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
I need this to work with windows 10
It works fine on Windows 10. try it.
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nobusCommented:
it works ok - but not for the Windows account password
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