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How do I reset password on Pavillion notebook (Windows 10)?

Q: How do I reset password on Pavillion notebook (Windows 10)?

An HP update was done on Oct 31st. A couple of days later I tried to login and PIN was not recognized/accepted. I do not remember password and need to reset password or PIN to gain access.

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A: How do I reset password on Pavillion notebook (Windows 10)?

Hi, Do you use Microsoft account to logon ? Regards.
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@wo1 When asked for the password just hit enter 3 times. Post any code you receive. REO
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Hi, Please try:    46850399 Regards.
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Hi: Reboot and enter the code: 71191301
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Hi, Try entering:        27651239 Regards, DP-K
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Hello katrapezo.  I understand you're having some trouble recording audio. Have you tried recording in another application such as Sound Recorder?  I'd also like you to remove your audio drivers and allow Windows to reinstall them.  Here are the steps.Click Start, type "Device Manager," and press Enter.Expand the "Sound, video, and game controllers" section.Right click on your sound card and select "Uninstall."Reboot your computer.Verify whether the problem persists.Also, what is your notebook's product number?  This document can show you where it is located.Have a wonderful day.
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Dear Customer, Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you. It looks like you're not sure of the Windows Login Password for your Notebook.We will surely assist you with this. Please find the explanation as shown below for this scenario:If you've forgotten your Windows password and you're on a domain, you should contact your system administrator to reset your password. If you're not on a domain, you can reset your password by using a password reset disk or by using an administrator account. If you forget the administrator password and don't have a password reset disk or another administrator account, you won't be able to reset the password. If there are no other user accounts on the computer, you won't be able to log on to Windows and will need to re-install Windows. Note: Please reply to this post and let us know if you have setup any Security Questions during the Product Registration  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K
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There's no need to reset the laptop. Simply create a new user account for you, change its account type to administrator (all new accounts after the first initial one are standard accounts when created), sign out from the original account, sign in to your new account and finally remove the original account. Takes a few minutes, much faster than a full reset.

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The first password you enter will be the administrator password

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Hi and Welcome to TSF!

We can not assist with passwords due to forum rules.

Please read the forum rules before posting again:

Your only option would be to factory restore the entire PC:

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A:Reset Password in Windows 7

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A:Keep having to reset Windows XP Password

Welcome to TSG....

Let's find out if it is an infection.

To download HJTsetup.exe from SpyKiller To Download HijackThis go to the following at the File Repository
Click on the button for Download to the right of HijackThis Self Installer:;dl=item5

Save the file to your desktop.
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A:Reset Windows 7 password

Here at TSF we cannot assist with bypassing passwords.

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A:Can I upgrade my graphic card in my HP Pavillion 15 Notebook...

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Try booting to Safe Mode
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Due to Forum rules, we cannot assist or circumvent Passwords.
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A:Reset Password in Windows Vista

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