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Reset Windows 10 Password for HP Spectre x360 Laptop

October 12th, 2016 by Admin

Forgot Windows 10 password on your HP Spectre x360 laptop? How can you unlock the computer without a factory reset? If you don’t know how to reset Windows 10 forgotten password, then you’re at very right post. The following is a complete guide on how to reset lost Windows 10 password for HP Spectre x360 laptop when you get locked out.

Part 1: Create a Bootable USB Drive

When you’re locked out of HP Spectre x360 laptop, you need to use another PC for creating a bootable USB drive. Begin by download the PCUnlocker Enterprise (trial version), and then extract the ISO file from the downloaded file (in .zip format).

Download and install the free USB creator software ISO2Disc. Launch ISO2Disc and select the PCUnlocker ISO file you’ve extracted. Select the “GPT (required for UEFI boot)” option and click Start Burn.

Part 2: Boot HP Spectre x360 with USB

Insert the bootable USB drive into your HP Spectre x360 laptop. While turning on the machine, quickly and repeatedly press a key (might be F9 or ESC + F9) to access the Boot Options. Select your USB drive and let your laptop boot from it.

If you still couldn’t access the Boot Options, you can press F10 key to enter into BIOS and change the boot order to USB. Additionally, you can also access BIOS/UEFI from Windows 10 login screen: 2 Options to Access UEFI BIOS Setup in Windows 8 / 10

Part 3: Reset Windows 10 Password

Once the laptop successfully boots from USB drive, you’ll see the PCUnlocker program and it lists all user accounts detected in your Windows 10 SAM file. Select a user and click on “Reset Password” button.

A pop-up window will appear, asking to confirm you are ready to reset the password. Click Yes. Reboot your laptop and unplug the USB drive. You can then log on to your HP Spectre x360 laptop without a password!

Forgot Windows 7 Password on Your HP Laptop

May 26th, 2013 by Admin

I bought A Windows 7 HP laptop about a year ago. It has a finger swipe to gain access to your account just the same as using a password. Using the finger swipe so much I have forgot my password, is there a way to reset it without knowing your current password?

Forgot Windows 7 password on your HP laptop? Is there any way to bypass or reset the login password when you are locked out of Windows 7? When you come here, you might have tried everything to get into your HP laptop but still to no avail. In this article we’ll explain how to reset forgotten Windows 7 password on any HP laptop. This also works with both HP desktop and netbook computers.

How to Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password on Your HP Laptop?

Before resetting HP password, you need to make a password recovery boot disc on another computer that you can access to. Simply boot your locked HP laptop from the boot disc and it enables you to reset forgotten Windows 7 password in no time. The whole recovery procedure can be divided into two steps. Let’s proceed.

Part 1: Create a Password Recovery Boot Disc

  1. Download Password Recovery Bundle and save it to any computer with internet access. After installing, launch the program and click on Windows Password button, and you’ll get the interface as follow.

    Create a Windows Password Reset Disk

  2. Place a blank CD on the CD tray, and then click on Refresh button and select the device you just plug in. Click on Start Burn button to begin the burning process. A password recovery boot disc will be ready after a few minutes.

Part 2: Reset Forgotten Windows 7 Password on HP Laptop

  1. Insert the password recovery boot disc into your locked HP laptop.
  2. To access the Boot Device Options window, turn on the computer and immediately press the Esc key to display the Boot Menu. Use the arrow key to select CD-ROM drive and press Enter.

    Boot Menu

  3. The computer begins to boot from the CD, and after a few minutes you’ll reach the main window of Reset Windows Password program.

    Reset Windows Password

  4. Choose the user account you would like to reset the password for and then click on Reset button. The program will unlock/remove your forgotten HP login password immediately

Now you’ve successfully reset your forgotten Windows 7 password. Restart the computer and remove the password recovery boot disc. When you reach the Windows 7 login screen, you can then log in to your user account using a blank/empty password.