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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Hi, Do you use Microsoft account to logon ? Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/How-do-I-reset-password-on-Pavillion-notebook-Windows-10/td-p/5847528
I'm getting error below after I reset to factory setting my HP Pavillion notebook
OSL Windows 8
the activation server determined that the specified product key has been blocked
What is the default power on password or how I can reset the power on password on this desktop, that has not been used for a while.Producet Number F3E48AA#ABA
@wo1 When asked for the password just hit enter 3 times. Post any code you receive. REOhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/Reset-Password-for-HP-Pavillion-23/td-p/5842431
System disabled code for forgotten BIOS password on a Pavillion g6 series laptop: 59178959 Any help would be really appreciated, I don't want to take this baby apart!
Hi, Please try: 46850399 Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Pavillion-G6-BIOS-password-reset/td-p/3572271
Hello my disabled code is 59304986 I require the sequence which will reset my bios password.
When prompted for password try 46062308http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/HP-Pavillion-G6-bios-password-reset/td-p/5597242
Please help, I just recently got this hp dv400 laptop, and the previous owner put a bios password into it. I spent the morning trying every code on here and. none worked. After the 3 attempt the numbers 13137 appear. I am assuming that these numbers are how the code is obtained? Please help. I am tring to install Ubuntu, and cannot do so until I can boot from the cd.
Madmom try. cxdsyg or tirby REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise to your system by using these services. Please be aware that you do this at your own risk.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Pavillion-dv4000-bios-password-reset/td-p/4325738
My brother gave me his old laptop. When I turned it on there was a blue box asking me to 'enter administrator password or power on password.' After three incorrect attempts the screen says 'system disable' key:64233925. The laptop is a few years old so it's out of warranty but I would love to give it to my son as a starter laptop. Can anyone help me?
Hi: Reboot and enter the code: 71191301http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Pavillion-tx2500-administrator-password-reset-issue/td-p/3781246
Hello, need help resetting my daughters Laptop. She has forgotten the password!Asks for a flash drive and start up disk which we haven't got.Is there any other way resetting it?Many thanks.
Apologies, it's a Notebook 450 G2http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Notebook-420-G-Password-reset/td-p/5690445
I have an HP G72 Notebook that I had bought from an aquaintance, and the admin password is needed to adjust settings in the bios (I want to denable fn key feature so that I can just hit my F keys and have them, well, be F keys.) Anywho, I don't have the admin password that's needed, and I was wondering if someone would be oh, so kind as to inform as to how to reset it with removing the CMOS battery as a last resort. The error code reading out when type in the wrong password three times is 98979817. Any help would be my appreciated!
Hi, Try entering: 27651239 Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-G72-notebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-How-to/td-p/2582509
i need help on my pc HP G62-b80ES Notebook PC i enter my bios password but not accepted and now system disabled show number 68675183 i want to change the language in english...
@livestrong Please enter: 77753105 Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/How-can-I-reset-my-BIOS-password-on-my-hp-G62-notebook/td-p/5837065
I've forgotten the password on my zoostorm notebook. I haven't used it for a while and just cant remember the numbers!http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-7/how-do-i-reset-a-password-on-my-zoostorm-notebook/19595.html
I need to reset password for notebook pavilion 15" 15P233could you help pleaseThe error code generated after 3 try is 687 47 264Thanks for your help!
@simpleuser001? Enter: 77625860 Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/need-help-to-reset-password-for-notebook-pavilion-15-quot/td-p/5613239
Hi there- Can you please help me? I am locked out of my HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11 notebook. Incorrectly entered the admin/power on password 3x & generated "System Disabled" code 72309540. Can you please give me instructions to get in/reset? Thank you!!Krissy
Try this: 75685469http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Need-BIOS-password-reset-on-HP-Touchsmart-11-notebook/td-p/4538918
Got this notebook from my neighbor. G72-250US He forgot the BIOS password.The error code read out when typing in the wrong password three times is 77267209. Thank you in advance for any help!
When prompted for password try 68145829http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-G72-250US-notebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-How-to/td-p/5784638
Hi, Suddenly there is a password on the boot up of the Notebook. How can I reset the password when I can't enter the bios ? Thanks
Hi, At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Bios-password-reset-on-a-notebook-15-f128ca/td-p/5804021
i am trying to reset my bios passwordHello my disabled code is 65184951 please help methanks .. mike
@mamanf99? Enter 70882397 Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Need-BIOS-password-reset-on-HP-Touchsmart-11-notebook/td-p/5788598
I have an HP 15 upon unsuccessfully entering my b I s password it shows 88021528 can u please help me with the correct code
@jhoxter1390? Enter: 37989508 Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Reset-BIOS-password-if-new-HP-Pavilion-Notebook-15-p153nu/td-p/5620718
Hi My Hp Pavillion is only Years and months old not very old at all but suddenly it will not boot into Windows it freezes at the HP logo screen it boots to a HP logo screen then goes to another HP Windows ye... HP 2 Pavillion - boot PC2170 Notebook not 15 Does logo screen then freezes I cannot get into safe mode HP Pavillion 15 Notebook PC2170 Does not boot Windows - 2 ye... nbsp I have got into the Hp diagnosis screens and I have ran tests on everything and everything has Passed I did a HP Pavillion 15 Notebook PC2170 Does not boot Windows - 2 ye... hard reset still froze I removed the memory cover took it out and placed it back in still nothing Every time I try and reset it it says Administration Privileges is needed but there are no administration privelges on this computer There are no restore points I ran chkdsk through the command prompt and got no errors I tried to run sfc scannow but I got that their was something pending and it could not do it nbsp The notebook is HP Pavillion Notebook AMD A - APU processor nbsp Can anyone computer whizz out there shed some light on this problem please thank youhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Pavillion-15-Notebook-PC2170-Does-not-boot-Windows-2/td-p/5734807
Hello, I'm having the same problem and it says Stereo Mix (IDT High Definition Audio Codec, Currently Unavailable). I even called HP and their Tech support couldn't fix the issue! we did install the drivers and everything enev I performed a factory reseta! No success! The whol thing happened after I upgreated windows to win 10 from win 7! even after I put the laptop back to win 7 stil no audio input and out puts and codecs in device manager!
did you find the sulotion? If you did please let me know.
hank you very much
hp pavillion laptop 15-p067ca model, purchased year ago, came with windows 8.1, was not updated to windows 10. seems to have a bug: on start up it welcomes me as a user "vladimir" asks for password and then hangs up forever with the white screen and unresponsive. Password I'm sure is right, because if I type different password, machine comes back with "Incorrect password" message. What do you think is a problem and how to go back to factory settings? I have not made a recovery disc. Any comp supposedly have a recovery partition, and Recovery Manager but how can I do anything if Window does not come up?
@vladimir5? Look at the video here. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03489643 REOhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/hp-pavillion-15-notebook-15-p067-Windows-8-1-recover-factory/td-p/5698011
Hello This is my first post here as this is my first issue with this 7,... Pavillion issue! (windows HP dv6 notebook audio recording computer My microphones won't pick up any sound- this computer has two different ones an integrated one and an outer one and yet neither work Troubleshooting only picks up whether they're enabled or not and I've tried recording after enabling them and disabling them restarting etc I've checked with Beats Audio and they're turned on there as well and the drivers say they are up to date Yet nothing is working HP Pavillion dv6 notebook audio recording issue! (windows 7,... when I used to voice recognition test it wouldn't even pick up any outside audio nbsp I should note that the webcam doesn't work as well because when I bought it it would disconnect the internal camera often and when trying to fix it someone uninstalled the driver or something - though at the time audio still recorded just fine and I didn't need the webcam nbsp IDT High Definition Audio CODECIntel R Display Audio nbsp If any other information is needed please let me know Thanks for everything
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.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/HP-Pavillion-dv6-notebook-audio-recording-issue-windows-7/td-p/2737617
Cannot get past login window. Need to reset laptop but can't get anywhere. Thank you. I am on the Windows 7 Professional page.
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 Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Forgot-windows-password-Cannot-get-in-to-reset-password/td-p/5697910
Hi I have just bought a HP Star Wars special edition notebook with Windows preinstalled On the initial setup I accidentally typed in my name wrong in the User account setup The keys are in a slightly different place on this keyboard to my old one and when I tried to hit 'backspace' I hit 'enter' instead and it moved onto the next page with no option to go back a page Anyway I have changed my user account name to the one I want now but the user folder C Users still has the incorrect name I have read a few ways of solving this on here and decided that due to this being a new computer that I've made hardly any changes to it might be easiest to just reset the system and start again My question is this - because this computer is a special edition which came with lots of Star Wars content if I do a full reset will it reset Wars special Windows Star notebook on 10 a edition reset with the content still intact or will it wipe all the Star Wars content and reset to a Windows 10 reset on a Star Wars special edition notebook 'normal' version of Windows Thanks in advance Windows 10 reset on a Star Wars special edition notebook for your help
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.
Step 1, create a new user account: User Account - Add in Windows 10 - Windows 10 ForumsStep 2, change the new account's type to Administrator: Account Type - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 ForumsStep 3, remove the original account: User Account - Delete in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
I was working on the notebook one minute then it just stopped nbsp nbsp nbsp I decided that it might need a new battery which I purchased from Amazon nbsp It arrived I nbsp installed it and it booted up nbsp I assumed it was fixed nbsp Pavillion Notebook dv4 HP I turned it off and took it to a camera club meeting tried turning it on nothing nbsp nbsp So I ordered a new charger cord with Amazon nbsp It arrived a few days later plugged it in and it worked again nbsp My Norton security needed upgrading which took about hour nbsp As soon as that was done it stopped again nbsp I went thru the suggestion of taking the battery out waiting minutes after unplugging charger holding the power button for seconds etc nbsp Nothing nbsp Very frustrating nbsp So far I have only spent under for both the battery and charing cord nbsp I don't know what else to HP Pavillion dv4 Notebook do nbsp Any suggestions nbsp Thanks nbsphttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Pavillion-dv4-Notebook/td-p/5742998
I have a HP pavillion Notebook (DV9700 with Vista) that is suppose to have a built in camera. However I can not access this camera. Is there someway or something I have to do before trying to access the camera?
i have an hp pavillion dv 6 entertainment notebook ? can i enhance it with new 3 d card?? it has a built it mobile chip set !
General speaking, you cannot upgrade the video card or GPU in a laptop.
Can't log in windows 7 even with the right password and been reset the password in admin user account built-in windows 7.
The problem started when restarted the computer with 2 user accounts active by using switch user account in windows 7.After computer restarted I can't log in to my old admin account that I created first time setup my computer lucky I have my windows 7 built-in admin account active from there I have reset a new password of my old admin account and no luck can't log in.
Any help would be appreciated.
I recommend posting here:
Windows 7 Help Forums
since it's not a Vista problem.
Question: Is there a new malware for the hp pavillion 14 chromebook that popup's so quickly that the RESET cannot be executed? Background, my wife clicks on everything, and in the past I depended upon performing the steps to RESET the computer, Settings, Advanced, Reset Settings, Reset. It always worked. However, this time she got into something unexpected, the malware popup is immediate and covers the Homescreen, I cannot get to the homescreen. The popup covers it and shades it out and cannot be accessed. There is an X on the malware screen but it returns immediately. The screen has a telephone number to call and a voice message stating it has been infected and to call the number. We DID NOT call. Can some kind reader help if there are other options to access the Google Chrome Reset via 'The Cloud'. Anybody? Thanks.
According to the document on your Support page you can execute a Powerwash by holding down Ctrl + Alt + Shift + R keys at the sign-in screen.http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-14-c000-Chromebook/5330565/model/5450071/document/c0...http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/reset-hp-pavillion-14-chromebook/td-p/5808323
Any successes on hp pavillion notebook? the dv2623tu in particular
You might find the answer you're looking for in
Can I install windows7 to my HP/Compaq CQ40-323AX?
depends on the hardware spec of your system.
Hello. Does anyone know when HP Pavillion 15 Notebook PC product number: J1X37EA#AB9 was released?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Does-anyone-know-when-HP-Pavillion-15-Notebook-PC-product/td-p/5848955
Hello, I was just wondering if it would be possible for me to upgrade my RAM, it currently is at 8GB, I would like to upgrade it to 16GB or whatever the max is. Thanks!
Hi Yes your notebook should support upto 16 GB I found the link for manuals http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655126 Page 1/2: memory infoPage 41: how to replacehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-I-upgrade-the-RAM-of-my-HP-Pavillion-Notebook/td-p/5697390
Hi I want to instal one SSD disk on my computer. Do anyone now if it is Sata 3 port on this computer ? If it isn`t can I install Sata 3 port or do I have to chang motheboard ! Regards KOB32
Hi: Run this free hardware analyzer that I have zipped up and attached below. Run the file, close the summary window and on the left side of the window, click to expand the Drives section. Then click to expand the sata/atapi drives section. Click on your hard drive name listed there. The first line will be the Drive Controller spec. It will report the hard drive type running at a certain speed. For example Serial ATA 6 Gb/s @ 6 Gb/s. If your notebook only has a SATA II port, it might report Serial ATA 6 Gb/s @ 3 Gb/s, or Serial ATA 3 Gb/s @ 3 Gb/s.
hw64_536.zip ?3145 KB
Hello, I need help, I can't login to my Windows 8 computer, I forgot the password, is there any way that can reset the password?http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/392586-i-forgot-my-windows-8-password-how-can-i-reset-windows-8-password.html
Hi I hope I'm in the right place Please forgive my being so technologically handicapped and for this being such a long one I'm trying to find out if I need to update my BIOS or not All of this started because for no apparent on update BIOS Pavillion Notebook 15 TS my reason my touch screen stopped working sometimes dots come go popping up all over my screen beginning at startup while the internet if I go there during this time appears to take on a life of its own This is because the mouse pointer does it's own thing clicking where ever it wants nbsp Also during these fits the Windows icon in the taskbar on my desktop disappears and I have to just hold down on the power button to shut down Is that called a hard reboot BIOS update on my Pavillion TS 15 Notebook Does any of this even pertain to my needing a BIOS update According to the information I provided Software and driver results from the HP Customer Support nbsp website indicated that there is a BIOS update F Rev A BIOS update on my Pavillion TS 15 Notebook for my particular product and BIOS update on my Pavillion TS 15 Notebook model number According to my System Information I currently have Insyde F When I checked on the HP Support Assistant that came with my notebook however and it says I only need one update which is for the HP Wireless Button Driver whatever THAT is I'm so confused about so much and I hope this makes sense to whomever can help me nbsp Thank you in advance for any advice you can give Juliehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/BIOS-update-on-my-Pavillion-TS-15-Notebook/td-p/5849040
[/B]I have had the notebook for five years; yesterday the following message:
NTLDR is missing
Press ctrl + alt + del to restart
When the user does the instruction, the boot starts and the message repeats.
I really do not want to do a reinstall of the operating system; if someone has away to reinstall just the boot tracks.
 Is this a virues?
 Is this the work of a hacker?
 Has there been an MS-XP failure?
Bob Shelton K6TGR
Check this site out. How to fix: NTLDR is missing, press any key to restart Its long but should fix your problem.
I am considering buying this laptop at "Office Depot" today. In your expert opinion, guys, is this a good laptop for basic needs? I just need it for a small business situation. I have Office 2003 software to load on it. A techy friend of mine said I may want more speed on the processor but for $949 w/ rebates I think it's a lot of bang for the buck! Please click on the site below and it should take you to their website with specs on it. Thanks in advance for your input!
Hi weeks ago I bought the new HP Pavillion dv ea notebook which problems Pavillion notebook dv957ea HP has been giving me a nightmare of a time with numerous bugs For example I have had HP Pavillion dv957ea notebook problems to reinstall vista three times My problems now are The HEADPHONE SOCKETS do not work Only the speakers work Even HP Pavillion dv957ea notebook problems when I put a working set of headphones which are the right size I cannot hear anything through the hearphones The speakers however keep working as normal although they should switch off when the headphones are plugged in I cannot load SKYPE it says skype exe is not a valid win application I cannot view ALL folders on windows explorer For example I cannot see win folder It seems sensitive folders cannot be viewed Is there a way round that I cannot print on a network printer The network printer is hosted by a PC running on windows XP but my laptop is on Vista When I try to add a printer it simply does not recognise the host computer s name Before with my old PC running on XP I did not have this issue Any way to fix this Many thanks for any help on the above Best wishes Florian PS By the way I highly recommend NOT buying this laptop Many problems have popped up for example one of the hard drives is already broken nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-pavillion-dv957ea-notebook-problems.619917/
I have tried twice to upgrade my HP Pavillion DV4 notebook to a Samsung 840 Solid State Drive and the two times it only shows a "J" while trying to boot. The first time I used the Migrate OS to SSD option in Minitool Partition Wizard. The second time I used the copy disk option, with the same result. Has any1 been successful in upgrading to a SSD? if so, which application was used? TIA. Mannyhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Pavillion-DV4-notebook-SSD-upgrade-not-working/td-p/5745759
Have Insider Build 14492. All of my programs do not open except firefox. Any ideas?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Pavillion-notebook-programs-not-opening/td-p/5804985
Sir g and h keys of my hp pavillion g4 are not working. I tried resetting bios but nothing happened. What Else i should do?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Sir-i-have-hp-pavillion-g4-notebook-and-having-problem-using/td-p/5679410
how do I increase the memory of my hp 2 pavillion notebook
HP 2 Pavilion notebook is not a model I recognize. The devil is in the details and we need the exact model number: Click for instructions http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/how-do-I-increase-the-memory-of-my-hp-2-pavillion-notebook/td-p/5616450
Plz let me know how can i extend the warranty of my pavillion notebook. .. Actually its motherboard is not working and i have to replace it after extending the warranty. . plz rply asap..
I think it depends on how long the warranty has expired, but you can purchase an HP Carepack to extend the warranty if it has been expired for up to 60 or 90 days?? Carepackhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/i-want-to-extend-the-warranty-of-my-pavillion-notebook-15/td-p/5786311
How do I turn off my web camera of my Pavillion DV6http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/How-to-turn-my-Web-camera-off-my-Pavillion-DV6-Notebook/td-p/5722653
Hi all this is my first time here so hopefully i will be able to be successful for what i am here PLZ!! No HELP DV6500 notebook, on PAVILLION sound HP My problem is with my PC NOT having any SOUND at all The sound symbol on the right hand corner of the screen has an X mark over it and when i move the mouse over it it says quot No audio output device is installed quot This is what i tried to fix from reading all the other similar posts on net No sound on HP PAVILLION DV6500 notebook, HELP PLZ!! -I tried to restore my Pc to an Earliest point or b this problem occured and it didn t seem to fix the problem at all -I went to the HP software hardware site to install the audio software and it didn t work either once the installation was about to complete it would display a message saying quot Installation failed no MEDIA device is installed for this driver - I also read people saying go to Device Manager and update the Audio sound n so on thing BUT there is no Such thing as audio or such similar terms to click on and install update it -so i decided to REFORMAT my PC maybe that will fix it I even reformatted the PC BUT STILL NO SOUND -so i tried to go back to the HP s website to install the audio software and it gave the same message again I recently spend alot of money trying to get the fan fixed and new battery now i dont wanna end spending more on this sound I am hoping someone would really help me out and i really appretiate it thanks a bunch in advance nbsp
I did not find bluetooth in my device. Is the hardware actually not installed or is there any problem?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Bluetooth-not-found-in-HP-Pavillion-Notebook/td-p/5778700
I have Dell Lat D430 Laptop here, and I do not have windows login password. Unfortunately, the previous owner of the laptop suddenly passed away and I was given the laptop. I tried ophcrack but the laptop doesn't have a disk drive and my USB sticks aren't big enough to hold the file. Can anbody help me find a way, hopefully free, to reset this password?
Thanks in advance!
I am sorry, but we cannot help with password avoidance. I hope you can understand that we cannot verify the circumstances behind such a request and any help we might offer could assist those performing illegal activities.
How do you reset windows password without reinstalling windows?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/reset-windows-password-421561.html
HP Elitebook 8540w Mobile Workstation running Windows XP Pro. No one at the office knows what the original password or user ID is. It's been sitting unused for 6 months. As far as I can tell, its never been used. The running joke is whoever can guess the correct passwords can trade in their old computer for this one. I already tried the "Offline NT Password & Registry Editor" tool from [http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/]. It tells me that it doesn't recognize the NTFS filesystem type, but I am able to run the HP self diagnostic prior to booting up, and it says everything including memory, hard drive, drivers, and file structure check out. As a "Last Resort" I would consider repartitioning the drive and rebuiling it from scratch, but I want to avoid that if possible. Any suggestions?
When we remove a password we require proof of ownership. Why not suggest taking it to a computer shop?http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/420504/windows-xp-pro-password-reset/
Hey first of all before you all get angry with me for not using Windows reset password the search it is NOT about resetting the account password it's about the password which I put on when I bought the laptop while it asked about the settings and stuff As far as I understand it has nothing to do with the user accounts It asks the password when logged out and I want to make new quot fingerprint account quot for example OT What's normal CPU temp while playing some awesome D game OT I keep losing internet all the time usually for - min it goes showing only the yellow triangle at tray sometimes even red X I use linksys wifi router There's another HP laptop in Windows password reset the house and when I connected my laptop it too lost connection When the connection comes back it usually Windows password reset shows everything's fine at tray then it shows the yellow triangle again for a minute or so and before it could change I've got connection again
The first password you enter will be the administrator password
If you temps start climbing above 140 degrees F, you could have real problems.
If both notebooks lose connection, the problem is external. It may be your distance to the router, you may need to get an extender for the router, your router may be intermittently failing, your ISP could be having problems. Did this problem suddenly crop up, or was it this way all the time?
I just bought a new netbook for my daughter and she setup the user account
and password on it.
Later she tried to log into her user account and is unable to remember
I have seen some programs online that let you bypass this, but most cost too much.
I would like to fix this without taking it back to the store.
Is there a way to get into the desktop?
Hi wallytech welcome to TSF,
i am sorry we can not help with password problems. contact the manufacture.
I have been locked out of my password to get into my windows 7 starter netbook. I do not have a backup on a usb flash drive. When I went to use my security question on my laptop it said I needed to reset it with password reset wizard and needed a cd (which I do not have on a netbook) or a usb. When I went online to find password reset wizard to download onto my usb, it stated I could only burn it onto a disk. I am at a loss. Please help. Thank you!
Hi and Welcome to TSF!
We can not assist with passwords due to forum rules.
Please read the forum rules before posting again: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ork&page=rules
Your only option would be to factory restore the entire PC:
How to Factory Restore your Computer
I just bought an Acer Aspire laptop running Windows 7 to replace a 12 yo desk top running XP.
I use my computer a lot but have very little knowlege how they work.
Win 7 was preinstalled. I went through the first menu and apparently I typed in the password I wanted wrong TWICE. Now I can't get in and Tech support wants to charge me $125.00 to fix it and they say it'll take half an hour or more to send me the info on my old (this) desk top computer.
Isn't there some other way?
Sorry it is against forum rules to help with password retrieval or reset.
maybe the caps lock was on when you set up the password?
Does anyone know how to reset the windows 8 account password?
I've used the "chntpw" boot disk on Windows XP through 7, and according to this article it will work on Windows 8 as well:
Let me know if you have any issues! Unless you have access to another Windows admin account on that computer, or a friend with a Windows 8 computer that you can make a recovery disk on, your only option is a third party app like above.
Here's how to do it if you can get a Windows 8 recovery disk: http://reboot.pro/topic/17872-reset-a-windows-8-password-without-using-any-third-party-software/
forgot windows password, how can I reset? stuck and can't log into windows 8.1 it's an Asus gaming desktop
This post - click on the link below - has a few suggestions from JohnW... :Likely one at least will be of help?http://tinyurl.com/mnp6g9hhttp://www.computing.net/answers/windows-8/how-to-reset-windows-password/1750.html
Trying to login to Lenovo refurbished desktop PC running Windows 8.
Suddenly this a.m, this computer does not recognize its usual password. When I hit 'reset password' I get this message:
This feature requires removable media such as a USB flash drive. Please connect a USB flash drive and try again.
First off, I don't have any flash drives on hand. And why would I need one to re-set the password?
I am in an endless loop here. All I can do is restart or shutdown the computer. I cannot get in! Also, as far as I know, I do not have any system software/setup disc for this desktop.
Compaq wih Windows 7 on it. I bought a PC from a friend of mind. He had a password on it, and I need to reset the "Pasword".He moved out of town. I can't get hold of him. So, how can I reset it. Help
Would you list the model of Compaq you have please? There are all kinds of tutorials on how to do this if you Google it. The easiest way to reset your user account password for Windows at this point is to create whats called a Live CD (or USB stick).Then you would boot into this Live CD and follow the instructions to reset the password.You will need access to another computer and download the software to create the Live CD. There are several Linux based programs that do this but I like Lazesoft.I learned of Lazesoft Recover My Password through watching Britec09 who does tech tutorials on Youtube. Lazesoft makes the process easy and you wont need to know command prompts.The downloaded software will also setup and install to a CD or usb without you having to install anything extra. Just follow the prompts. The best part is it has a free edition just for removing the password.Go to this link to read about it.How to burn the Windows password recovery CD.How to reset your forgotten password. Not knowing what computer you have, I would guess tapping the F9 key at startup will get you to the boot option screen to boot from your new Live CD or USB. If you need further help, let me know.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Reset-Password-in-Windows-7/td-p/3692246
In the last week I have three times tried to log on to my Windows XP Home system and been told after multiple tries that my password was incorrect no Caps lock wasn t on Each time I was forced to log on to my wife s account and reset my password through the control panel I was then able to log on but by the next day I was seeing to reset Windows Keep Password XP having the same problem I have now had to reset my password three times This problem has never occurred before in years with the system My wife has reported the same problem but claims that rebooting fixed it I rebooted and was still unable to log on I strongly suspect a virus but I have VirusScan Professional on my work license and it updates the dat files every day I checked the logs and nothing found I know about creating and using a password reset disk but that doesn t fix the problem I m having One option is that somebody else Keep having to reset Windows XP Password is messing with my password but my son is off at college and my wife would not know how to do it I asked my daughter about it and she says she didn t do it and she is very trustworthy It has happened again Keep having to reset Windows XP Password since last night without her being on the computer anyway I am Keep having to reset Windows XP Password a very experienced computer user years and type in dozens of passwords a day so I know it s not a problem with my typing Any ideas on this problem nbsp
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:
Save the file to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialog boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialog.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialog box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
At the top of the Notepad HJT log screen, hit Edit then Select All then click Edit and then click Copy doing that copies the text to the clipboard, you won't see it yet....
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply. DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
A security expert with a gold shield to the right of their name should take a look at your log - please be patient.
I received a used Dell Inspiron Mini 10v and there is a user set up with a password for Windows 7. I do not have the password and can not get in touch with the former owner at this time. Is there a way to reset the password without knowing the current password.
Here at TSF we cannot assist with bypassing passwords.
I understand if this post is deleted but I password reset 8 Windows currently am working Windows 8 password reset while going to college for a computer science degree One of the things that happens quite commonly at my place of work is people generally older patrons is that they return laptops with their administrator passwords still on the machine I was wondering if there is a program anyone could point me Windows 8 password reset towards to remove their passwords from said laptops so that I could reset to factory defaults since we can sell them at a discount Windows 8 password reset - I am at a store that will sell laptops that have been 'opened' at a discount any help would be appreciated I reset several netbooks about months ago while they were running windows starter edition but have lost the bootable usb drive that I originally had and cannot recall what program it was that I used any help would be appreciated I understand that this is a 'grey area' when it comes to privacy I would appreciate any help I get
If you are selling them a full wipe should be done, there is no way you should be selling used PC's with just a password reset.http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/27146-windows-8-password-reset.html
I could use some help I m running out of warranty and this problem is starting to get worse maybe unbearable I own a HP Pavilion dv se According to my temperature reading program my cores idle around C and typically run at - C unless there is a video playing or a game to which the temp jumps notebook Pavillion HP dv2845se heat issues up to around C C is the damage point on my AMD processors so I get a little worried Needless to say the GPU is always really hot around C or higher Of course the program isn t getting the most accurate readings HP Pavillion dv2845se notebook heat issues most likely but they should be good approximations I guess I forgot to type the GFX card It is a Nvidia MCP M according to the device manager but according to the HP specs its a NVIDIA GeForce Go M It was purchased about a year ago so may-june I have Windows Vista x as my OS so it makes using fan programs really hard since they don t have the signed drivers So I was looking for a way to just turn on the fans on high all the time I would really like it to be able to be tied to whether or not I m plugged in but that may not be possible There has to be a way to access the fans anyway through linux unbuntu maybe I haven t been able to take apart the laptop to possibly clean out the fans There is a ton of warranty stickers in the way and the bottom doesn t just pop off easily Any help is appreciated Thanks nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-pavillion-dv2845se-notebook-heat-issues.831108/
Hello,I was recently given a pavillion dv9821ea laptop which was in bad shape after being infected with a virus. I eventually had to replace the hard drive and at the same time I upgraded the operating system to windows 7 PRO 64bit. I was unable to save nothing from the origonal hard drive, no drivers, HP software etc and since I installed Windows 7, the laptop seems to have several problems including not downloading Windows updates. I connect it to the HP assistant, but this recognises the laptop and only gives me the choice of Windows Vista as the operating system for which to support drivers etc. I wonder if you could help me by letting me know if there is anywhere I can download Windows 7 pro 64bit drivers for this laptop? my wife and I are both disabled and it would make a great difference to me if I could have full use of this laptop. Regards. Gerald
Hi, Gerald: HP did not support that model for W7, and you should be able to use the Vista drivers from the dv9821ea support page except the BIOS and firmware files. Additionally, you can read this helpful dv9000 W7 upgrade guide for some tips on getting W7 to work just fine on that model. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Windows-7-Upgrade-Guide-for-dv60...http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Drivers-for-Pavillion-dv9821ea-entertainment-notebook/td-p/5594190
i bought the above mentioned model on 25-april-2015 ,just after a year it started having problem of rebooting. when i contacted to the hp service centre , they told me that notebook is having problem with its motherboard and told me to change it . Even after 2 months of changing the motherboard , problem with it again started .so please tell me that what i should do if this will happen again and again , bcoz i dont have this much money to pay for this again and again just after 2 months only .http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/hp-pavillion-notebook-15-p210tx-problem-with-motherboard/td-p/5723209
HP Pavillion 17 Notebook PC
Product No. K4Q96UA#ABA
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HP Support Assistant reports that there is a software update available to download. Click yellow triangle, get to products, shows a software download available, but does not specify what the download is.
Click on Message / update. Four segment square icon starts rotating through the segments. Runs and runs and runs, now more than 2 hours. Nothing downloads.
This is the third time today I've tried to download the supposed software update. Same result each time. Nothing downloads.
Same result each time.
I've been trying to solve the sound fluctuations on my HP beats but have been unsuccessful with the options I've seen posted. Did HP ever come out with a real solution? HP Pavilion Notebook - 17-f114dxModel #: J9N57UA I have updated all drivers and removed beats drivers. Any suggestions are appretiated. Thank you.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/Sound-fluctuations-on-Pavillion-Beats-Notebook/td-p/5723374
Hello. I have a HP Pavillion 15 Notebook PC product number: J1X37EA#AB9 with Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4510U CPU @ 2.00GHz 2.60GHz, RAM: 12,0 GB, Windows 10 64-bits and in what comes to graphics i have Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400 and a NVidia GeForce 840M. I believe my intel graphic card is integrated in the board but the Nvidia one can be upgraded. Am I wrong or can I really upgrade my graphics card?
Hi, Unfortunately the Nvidia chip is integrated and not an upgradeable component - this is the case for most consumer class notebooks. Regards, DP-Khttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-I-upgrade-my-graphic-card-in-my-HP-Pavillion-15-Notebook/td-p/5843097
I have an Hp Pavillion that i purchased 2 years ago and have a black screen issue. I turn on the power and hear the fan and hard drive but my display is black. I have taken the battery out an drained the power and then rplaced it and it worked acouple of times, but now that does not work at all. I will leave it for a week and then try and turn it on and it will work fine for a few days and then go back to having a black screen. I have changed the ram and that didnt solve anything, so i am looking for some advice. can anyone help. its is weird that it works sometimes and then goes out again. Model # pavillion g7-1167dx
Hi Antonio59,I understand you are having issues with your HP Pavilion g7-1167dx Notebook and black screen displays. Note before starting disconnect all peripheral devices from the notebook before doing a hard reset. Here is a link to a document on black screen troubleshooting.Hope it helps.Thanks.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Hp-Pavillion-g7-1167dx-notebook-black-screen/td-p/3460629
Hi all I work in a computer lab Our computers run Windows on Dell reset feature Windows password 7 Optiplex 's I know Windows has a password reset feature for added protection but I need to find a way to remove this feature without disabling the feature Let me explain Every time a student logs in a computer and there password expires a message pops up letting them know their pw is invalid However it doesn't Windows 7 password reset feature necessarily change it for the domain and only changes it locally for that computer So if they change it on a computer and try to print a document Windows 7 password reset feature by logging in on our release station their password is incorrect This also happens if they change computers For some users though it says there password is invalid and they are directed from our log in screen to access Windows 7 password reset feature an anonymously-accessible webpage where they can correctly change their password Is there any way to disable this feature so it states their password is expired without having them automatically reset it Or is there a way to direct them to the accessible webpagehttp://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-password-reset-feature-616963.html
I have a computer with a password over both the bios and the windows. Is there any way to reset it to fix the bios or windows?
Or a manual system recovery? Nothing seems to work.
I dont know if you can get passed the bios password but you can get past the xp password if you have a the xp diskhttp://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/reset-bios-windows-password-180035.html
I Password Windows Live Reset keep getting the following emails Did you request a password reset for Windows Live Password Reset your Windows Live account hotmail co uk If you requested this password reset go here https account live com password resetconfirm otc CvbxwBlHdUAaCMQkcNDUkbD rUnQ BPDFjefofB gU qND PnEs QcoBoIN egZRO bRLN jRgwYksMjcpx yo amp mn hotmail co ukIf you didn t Windows Live Password Reset make this request use this link to cancel it https account live com password resetcancel otc CvbxwBlHdUAaCMQkcNDUkbD rUnQ BPDFjefofB gU qND PnEs QcoBoIN egZRO bRLN jRgwYksMjcpx yo amp mn hotmail co ukThank you Windows LiveMicrosoft respects your privacy To learn more please read our online privacy statement http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId Microsoft CorporationOne Microsoft WayRedmond WA They are being sent to my alternative Yahoo contact email but not to my hotmail account - which is making me suspicious Is someone trying to hack my Live hotmail account I haven t clicked on any of the links I daren t so grateful for any advice as I can t work out if these are valid links or not Annhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/416556/windows-live-password-reset/
Hello I m Password Admin Windows XP help... reset new here Found the forums via searching for my problem Yes I know it s listed on the forums several times but none of those solutions fix my problem All I need to Windows XP Admin Password reset help... do is reset the admin password on my computer I only have a limited access account I have tried every available program on the net None of Windows XP Admin Password reset help... the linux based ones will see my hard drive even with the correct drivers The hash getting ones say the password is too secure to unscramble I do not have access to another machine nor can I use my burner because i dont have access according to windows limited account So some of them I can t use because I can t make a bootable CD However I did get a friend to make me of them including the emergency boot disk and it crashes near the beginning with some kind of resource conflict Is there any other way short of formatting I really don t want to have to do that I also don t have any Windows XP cd s Perhaps I can get ahold of one I know I can install xp in another dir and logon to that install via recovery console to replace the sam file with the one from the repair dir I just don t have access to a windows XP cd at the moment Was hoping there was something I haven t tried yet If there is any way anyone knows of to change a limited account to admin status that would work also That is really all I want to do give myself admin on my own computer It used to be that way but a trojan or virus or something changed my admin password and made my account limited any ideas thanks for your time nbsphttp://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-admin-password-reset-help.38742/
OMG...I did my updates last Thurs and the computer shut down on its own! Prior to updates my computer was working just fine. Today I came in to find that I can't even log into windows on my administrator account. I can log into other accounts buying can't make any changes due to my admin account being messed up!! Everything is blocked by admin...
HELP ME...what can I do? What download can I use to reset my admin password and access my system again??
Try booting to Safe Mode
Start your computer in safe mode
Log in as the built in Admin and create a new account with admin privileges. If the previous account profile is corrupt, you may need move everything to the new profile.
Fix a corrupted user profile
Hello, I set up a password for my Windows 7, however, I seemed to have forgotten what my password is! I tried all many times but not succeed, i always get a message said "username or password is incorrect", i don't know how to reset my password, any help?
If you cannot remember the password, you're looking at a fresh reinstall. Forum rule forbids giving password-bypassing info. Perhaps, a local computer fix-it place, seeing your proof of purchase, seeing your proof of Windows ownership, seeing your laptop, can help.http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/399316-forgot-windows-7-password-how-can-i-reset.html
I am looking forward for your help. I have Dell inspiron 15R. Its a new machine & I am having two accounts i.e. Admin & User Account. I forget the password for Admin account. User account was created for normal day to day work.
Can you please suggest me how I can reset the windows 8 admin password. I tried to find solution in google but the given solution involves to pay for software to do so. Is there any other way (i.e. Free) work around to resolve my problem?
I've started working at a place that has a Windows 7 Professional PC with two accounts: A guest and an administrator account in the name of a guy who used to work there. No one knows the password of the administrator account.
So I created a Ubuntu bootable USB to reset the password. However, the BIOS (MegaTrends 2008) doesn't permit me to boot from a USB.
If I hit F8 it doesn't offer me the safe mode option. How can I reset the administrator password?
Does it have a cd/dvd drive, just put it on that.
There`s no way to enable usb boot in the bios ?
If you just started working there, this issue should really not be your problem, can`t they just re image the machine ?
Sorry if this is the wrong forum, but since it is a question about Win 2k, I thought I should start here. If a forum administrator moves this thread, that's a good thing.
I am trying to help a friend with an old Dell Inspiron 2600 laptop. Garage sale item. The logon password and system passwords are not available.
I've tried several password reset programs, but they won't boot. The machine will however boot to CD.
So, anybody know of a password reset program with bootable .iso that will work on this old machine?
Method two here should work - Reset User Account Password - Vista Forumshttp://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/229535-reset-windows-2000-password.html
Really need help ive tried everything. I cant remeber my password and its impossible to reset the password. Ive tried at least 4 different programs , And nothing is working ... please help
never mind... i fixed the problem myself by downloading MDarThttp://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/160641-how-reset-password-windows-7-64-bit-raid-0-pc.html
I haven't used my*My Hp laptop*for 2 years and today when I open it, it pops up a "password login" interface, I can't remember the password and I also don't have a reset disk, any help? Can I recover my or reset my password? It's windows 7, 64bit.
Due to Forum rules, we cannot assist or circumvent Passwords.
Did you try leaving it blank? If that doesn't work, you will have to reinstall.
Hi,I cannot log in on the Windows screen. I have a password for Bios. I just need to be able to get into this computer, I bought almost 2 years ago on eBay and have not been able to use it! Please help! I just want to reset this so I can use it.Thank you, Jessica
Have you tried pressing F11 at the startup HP logo?If the HP recovery partition is intact, this option will allow you to reset your PC to factory settings. Please note, Doing this will delete everything from the Hard Drive of the PC so if you saved something on the PC in the past, it will all be gone.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Reset-my-computer-without-Windows-password-or-CDs/td-p/5626790
Im using Windows 7 and I reset my password after forgetting it (me = noob), now whenever I login I get a black screen for a desktop and the old looking taskbar and start menu.
When i first login I get the following error message:
Title - Location is not available
Message - C:\windows\system32\config\systemprofile\desktop is not accessible. Access is denied.
When I try to open the computer folder, control panel or any other folder I get this message:
Title - Explorer.exe
Message - The server process could not be started because the configured identity is incorrect. Check the username and password.
I tried using system restore to see if that you change the password back but it didnt work.
I can open the run box to type in commands like cmd or msconfig.
Any help would be greatly appreciated :)
How can you log in if you don't know the password for your user account?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/reset-password-on-windows-7-now-cant-access-anything-529220.html
i forgot my pasword dats anyone nkow how can i reset? i cant log in
You might try here.
i have an hp windows 8.1 laptop. have forgotten the admin password. there is another account on laptop which allows me to logon but does not have admin rights.
You could try following the instructions here http://www.eightforums.com/user-acco...tml#post420984http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/61671-windows-8-1-admin-password-reset.html
i Have lost my windows 7 password....!!
is there anyway to reset it ...as we can use ADMINISTRATOR account in windows xp to recover password please help
Please see your other thread below on this, and not create multiple threads on the same issue.
how to recover lost password?
Help to unlock my HP notebook without factory setting. I cant bear to lose my data in the notebook. Unfortunatey I dont have windows account. I have tried to use password reset disk but it wont work.
From the wording of your post am I correct in saying you login with your Microsoft account? If this is correct you can reset it here or contact Microsoft support here Jameshttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/How-to-reset-forgotten-windows-10-password/td-p/5631450
I usually log into my computer with a 4 digit pin i created on windows 10, and i also have a password set on the machine;
Unfortunately, I try login to microsoft cortana and it ask for my current windows password, I enter my password and i have a massage saying "The password You Entered Is Incorrect" i try different passwords but it didn't work, I come to realize that i forgot my password; My question here is that how do i reset my password, Remember i used to log into my computer with a 4 digit pin;
I have this laptop I haven't used in a while but I forgot the administrator account password and I have no installation disc or RW disc. I've tried dozens of tutorials but none of them are working out! I can't activate the built in admin account because you need to run command prompt as administrator to do that, which isn't possible as I don't know the password. I've tried doing a system repair but you need an installation disc for that. Again, I have no RW discs or anything that I can use for that. Please help!http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/windows-29/how-can-i-reset-my-windows-7-laptop-password-4600132/
what is the easiest way to remove/reset windows password, what i mean in easiet no long methods
my os is: windows xp, windows 7
It depends on if you have access to the system or not, and can currently log in to your user accounts in both OS's.
User Account Password - Remove
User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
Hope this helps,
First is to reboot the computer then it will ask you this "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD..." when it asks you that then press enter then select mini windows XP then when the system boots up then click on the HCBD Menu icon on the desktop
then click on programs the click on passwords/keys then click windows login then click reset XP/vista/7 password then you need to change the drive letter from c to d then click reopen then click the user that can't be logged in to windows then click change
password then you can leave it blank or enter a new password when your done click save then reboot your computer then it will ask you this "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD..." then press enter then select windows vista that's it when it boots
up then enjoy logging in
I reset my account password and then forgot it. I know you can't tell me how to fix it but I need help with my reset disc. I went to Password Reset Wizard and did what it said to burn a reset disc but the disc will not run in the laptop that I am locked out of. Can you help me?
Hi happygirlsoon, and welcome to TSG.
The last time I checked, Windows 7 allowed you to create password recovery on floppy disc or on a USB flash drive, not burn to any kind of CD or DVD.
Also, the recovery disc or USB will only work for the user account on the computer which was used to create it.
Hey I'm in need of help I've been searching all over the net for a solution but can't find Reset Failed Password 10 Windows one so I created an account here Let me give some context to problem I'm an IT Technician and was doing a house call to an elderly man who had a password added to his account on windows out of nowhere The man has dementia so its Windows 10 Password Reset Failed not out of the question that he changed it and forgot Alright so all of that out of the way here is what I tried Windows install disk method Net User in cmd on login Created new administrator account and tried to change it through control panel settings and cmd again Created a password reset disk Demoting the forgotten user from admin and repeating the steps above None worked I have also confirmed through control panel and settings that it is a local account and not a Windows 10 Password Reset Failed microsoft account I have also confirmed that it is active if that is relevant The error on net user had something to do with no authorization on the admin account the error on settings and control panel were similar and the error on the password reset Windows 10 Password Reset Failed disk was something even more vague such as quot error password reset failed quot Sorry I can't be more precise remembering these errors but hopefully it will be enough As I said earlier I was trying to fix it on a home call so I don't have it with me but I will try to answer any questions you can give me and any suggestions that i haven't tried are extremely appreciated I'll make sure to write that all down before I head out there again after the weekend Thankshttp://www.tenforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/49365-windows-10-password-reset-failed.html
Hi Guys First thing - I'm a Mac guy No I'm not an anti Windows type - that fight isa crazy one that I refuse to buy into I use what I like Simple However for most of my adult life I have been a Password reset 7 file Windows Windows guy up until about Vista So I know my way around a machine Today I was called in to fix a problem an employee was trying to hold my friend to ransom by changing his password on his work laptop and refusing to change it back unless his demands were met It was his last day and Windows 7 Password file reset there were some disputes We promptly threw the guy off site and I was handed the laptop and asked to please fix and get data I have simply taken Windows 7 Password file reset the hard drive out of the laptop attached it to a SATA dock on my Mac and because I have the right software the drive just showed up and Windows 7 Password file reset I copied everything across I was wondering if there is a way that while I have access to the file system like I do can I reset or delete the password There is only the one user Your help would be much appreciated Liam
Hello and welcome to the forums, LiamOnMac!
Do you mean the Windows 7 user password for that account? If so, follow the tutorials below:-
Password Reset Disk : Windows 7 / Vista
Hope that helps!
Is there a way to reset the password in Windows Vista??? I have a Presario Compaq CQ50 notebook. It is my stepdaughter's old computer and of course she cannot remember the password to login. Any advice would greatly be appreciated. Thanks,Bob
There are utilities such as Offline NT that can reset passwords. It might be easier to just boot into Recovery and reinstall Windows if you don't have files you don't won't to lose. Recovery will reset the laptop back to factory state. To launch Recovery, start tapping or holding the F11 key immediately after powering on the laptop.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Reset-Password-in-Windows-Vista/td-p/313831