Nowadays more and more people are concerned with the security of computer and personal files. Frequently encouraged by network security experts, people tend to make a comparatively complex password to guarantee the highest security level especially when it comes to computer safety. As an owner of HP laptop computer, losing admin password would be a desperate thing if the computer matters to you. For most people, the first choice is greater chance of reinstalling Windows OS by themselves. It may spend hours to complete. Unfortunately, you have no choice but wait, let alone other troubles it brings. All the data on system disk would be erased completely. All the programs on this disk need to be reinstall either. Most importantly, you have to make sure you got an installation disk at hand.
What should you do when you forget the login password of your HP computer? If that happens, you can’t access to your Windows 7,8 or windows 10, you would be locked out of your computer. First, Don’t panic, the following paragraphs contains many options and the tool for resetting HP laptop computer, regardless of admin or user password. A pre-created password reset disk can make things very easy if you have it in hand. Keep reading here to reset Windows password. What to do if you don’t have a re-created password reset tool? It’s still possible to recover your HP admin password.
The following alternative solutions would be helpful without using password disk.
Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Genius Professional on an accessible computer.
Step 2: Create Windows password recovery disk.
There are two ways provided to create windows password recovery disk, USB device and CD/DVD.
1. Choose USB device or CD/DVD. You have to prepare bootable USB drive or CD/DVD ROM and insert it into available computer.
2. Select inserted USB drive or CD/DVD from drop-down list, and click Begin burning.
Remember to exit USB or CD/DVD ROM from available computer after password reset disk burning successfully.
Step 3: Set locked Windows computer to boot from USB device or CD/DVD.
After password reset disk burning, plug USB drive or CD/DVD into locked computer. And set locked computer boot from USB or CD/DVD drive.
Now, there are two methods for you to set computer boot from USB.
Method 1: Set computer Boot from USB device by Boot Option Menu.
Method 2: Set USB drive as first Boot device Priority in BIOS.
If you are a computer novice I suggest you choose method 1, because when you enter Boot Option Menu with method 1, you can quickly find out USB and choose USB it as boot drive.
Or if Windows password reset disk has been burned with CD/DVD ROM, now you have to set your computer boot from CD/DVD ROM.
1. Set computer Boot from CD/DVD on Phoenix Award BIOS
2. Set computer Boot from CD/DVD on AMI BIOS
Step 4: Start Windows password recovery.
After computer boots from USB device or CD/DVD, the following window pops up. Select the locked computer Windows system and user. Then click Reset Password to remove its password or reset it as “[email protected]”. Instantly the password would be blank or new password. And you can login Windows now without password or new one. However, if you need another administrator to login Windows computer, click Add User to create new administrator for computer. Type user name and password for user and click OK.
Step 5: Reboot Windows computer.
Click Reboot button to restart locked computer after Windows password recovery. And remember to eject password reset disk before computer really restarts. When you are going to enter Windows operational system on Windows login screen, it would be not necessary to type password if you login Windows with user you have remove its password.
Now Windows Password Genius Professional has helped to recover Windows password successfully.