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When i turn on laptop it says hard disk locked enter user password but i forgot it

Cant remember user password

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If this is the BIOS password pull the CMOS battery for a couple minutes, then replace...it should reset the BIOS settings...if its only a hdd password and u forgot it u can contact local technician but that might cost u

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It is easy for you to create a password on Windows 7 to protect computer data. At often as you might forget Windows 7 password, which may result in serious data loss. In reality, forgetting Windows 7 password is not a big problem as long as you create a Windows 7 password reset disk in advance. A Windows 7 password reset disk can help you easily reset Windows 7 password when you are locked out of computer.

Part one: Create Windows 7 password reset disk

Before creating the password reset disk, please insert a USB flash drive or floppy disk in your computer.

1.Click Start button to select Control Panel.
2.Click on User Accounts and Family Safety, and then click on User Accounts.
3.Click on Create a password reset disk on the left of the following screen.
4.Click Next when the forgotten password wizard welcome screen appears.
5.Select your target device to create the Windows 7 password reset disk.
6.Type current user account password.
7.Click Ok when the password reset disk is created.
8.Click Finish when the completing screen comes up.

When the Windows 7 password reset disk is created, a file named userkey.psw will appear on your USB flash drive. Please remember to place the USB flash drive or the file in a safe place. Anyone can use it to reset your Windows password with it if he can get physical access to it.

Part two: Reset Windows 7 password with password reset disk
When you forgot Windows 7 password and locked out of computer, you can take out of the password reset disk to reset Windows password. Plug your password reset disk in computer, and then follow the below steps for Windows 7 password reset.

1. Log on your computer with the target Windows account.
2. Enter a wrong password in the welcome screen password box, and hit Enter.
3. Click OK when the message that the user name or password is incorrect comes up.
4. Click on Reset password on the following screen.
5. Click Next when password reset wizard welcome screen appears.
6. Select the target password reset disk and enter Next.
7. Enter and confirm your new Windows password and click Next.
8. Click Finish to close the wizard.
9. Log on Windows 7 with the newly reset password.

If you forgot to create Windows 7 password reset disk before locked out of computer
A windows 7 password reset disk can really save you a lot of trouble when you forgot Windows 7 password and locked out of computer. So don't forget a password reset disk before locked out of computer. If you forget to create Windows 7 password reset disk, you can use Windows Password Breaker Professional to help you reset lost Windows 7 password. This safe and reliable Windows password recovery software allows you to burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive to rest lost passwords for Windows 7/Vista/XP/NT and Windows Server 2008/2005/2000. You can log on your computer again within 5 minutes with this tool.

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How to reset a password on a laptop



A friend said he changed his laptop password but forgot it. Now he is looking for the help.
How to reset your forgot windows password?
May be this is also your problem.
If you are regularly suing a Windows laptop, It's always a good idea to password protect it, even if you are its aole user. If you forgot your password at any time, you will need to reset it. You need to create a password reset disk being able to reset your password. If you know your password, but you just need to change it for security purpose, you can do that quickly as well.

Today I want to introduce some easy and simple ways for you.

Method 1: Create Password Reset Disk

1)Turn on your laptop.

2)Insert a USB flash drive or download other password key ( take Password Recovery Bundle
for example,

). According to Microsoft, you can only create one if you are a local user. If your computer is on a network or domain, an administrator must reset your password.

3)Click the "Start" buttom. Click "Control Panel". "Open" user Accounts and Family Safety. "Click" User Accounts".

4)On the left-hand side, click "Browse" to browse 0 image file. The file is usually located as the default. Follow the instrution. When completed, then you can access if you need to reset your password.

Method 2: Reset password
Turn on your laptop and log in to Windows. If you cannot log in because you enter the wrong password, Windows will show a message that you entered an incorrect password. Click "OK"
Click "Reset Password"
Insert your password reset disk drive.
Follow the instruction in the Password Reset wizard. This will allow you to create a new password. Log in to Windows with the new password. You can use the same password reset disk any time if you need to reset your password.

Method 3: Change Password
Turn on your laptop and log in to Windows.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete. A new screen will appear that gives you several options.
Click "Change a Password".
Type in your old password. Type in a new password. Type your new password again. Press Enter.
Write down your new password and keep it in a safe place or remember by your heart .

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I have a fujitsu lifebook n6410 notebook that I forgot the hard drive password cant use computer without now help


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I locked myself out of my laptop how do i unlock it


Wow, another person locked out. LOL. Ok which password? The Bios Password? The Hard Drive Password? The Windows User Account Login Password? And for which Operating System?

If it's the hard drive password you're out of luck because that is set to keep thieves from gaining access to sensitive data. 99% of the time when you see a laptop where the user does not know the hard drive password, it's a stolen laptop.
The Bios Password and the Windows User Account Login Password can be cracked or allow you into the system, however if you're running Windows 7 and you forgot the Windows User Account Login Password, you will need the Password Reset Disk otherwise you'll have to reload your operating system.

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1. My ideapad Y430 easy cam doesnot working after i reinstall windows vista ultimate. Not i cant use it for my password. 2. I also try to partition it into four but it doesnot support i can have only two...


this is all I can offer in your situation.....one option is to..use the...
Novo button
This button functions as a reset button; use with caution. Press the
1. Novo button to enter the main interface of OneKey Recovery while the
power is off. You can use OneKey Recovery to restore the primary
hard disk partition (usually drive C) back to the factory default
configuration, including the operating system and the software on it.
Attention: Once done, the system can no longer return to its previous
state. All data on the primary hard disk partition (usually
drive C) will subsequently be lost. So make sure all
important files on the primary hard disk partition have
been backed up onto another hard disk or USB hard disk
drive before this operation.
For details, see “OneKey Recovery4.65 User Guide

2. For the camera check out these key functions....

The following describes the features of each function key.
Fn + Esc: Turn on/off the integrated camera.
Fn + F1: Put your computer in sleep mode.
Fn + F2: Turn off the LCD screen (any subsequent operation will turn the LCD screen back on).
Fn + F3: Shift to other connected display devices.
Fn + F4: Switch between wide screen and normal mode.
Fn + F5: Enable/disable the built-in wireless networking feature.
Fn + F6: Enable/disable the bluetooth features.
Fn + F8: Enable/disable the touch pad.
Fn + F9: Enable/pause Media Player playback.
Fn + F10: Stop Media Player playback.
Fn + F11: Skip to the previous track.
Fn + F12: Skip to the next track.
Fn + Insert/NmLk: Enable/disable the Numeric keypad.
Fn + Delete/ScrLk: Enable/disable Scroll Lock.
Fn + Pause/Break: Pause to view the system information during start-up.
Fn + up/down arrow key: Increase/decrease display brightness.
Fn + right/left arrow key: Increase/decrease computer volume.

3. And for the password...here you go....

Using Passwords
Using passwords helps prevent your computer from being used by others.
Once you set a password and enable it, a prompt appears on the screen each time you power on the computer. Enter your password at the prompt. You cannot use the computer unless you type the correct password.
Make sure that only authorized individuals access your computer.
Establishing different kinds of passwords requires that other possible users know the proper passwords in order to access your computer or your data.
As many as three passwords might be needed for your computer: the Supervisor password, the User Password, and the hard-disk drive (HDD) password. When the Supervisor password is set, only the Supervisor password entitles you full control of the computer.
• User password
If a user password is set and Password on boot is enabled, a password prompt appears when you turn on the computer. Unauthorized users cannot get access to configuration data.
You can also use the user password to enter the BIOS Setup Utility, but once the Supervisor password is set only a part of the options can be set.
• Supervisor password
With a Supervisor password, you can get full control of the computer. It also can be used as a power-on password, the same as the User password. Also, when you enter the BIOS Setup Utility with a Supervisor password, you are entitled to set all of the options.
• Hard disk (HDD) passwords
Once an HDD password is set, you need to enter it to get access to the hard disk. You can set the HDD password through either the User Only selection or the User + Master selection in the BIOS Setup Utility.
Note: If you set passwords through the BIOS Setup Utility and you put your computer into sleep mode by pressing Fn + F1, the following describes the behavior of the computer when you bring it out of sleep mode:
• You are prompted to type the Windows log-on password rather
than the User password to resume operation.
• If an HDD password is assigned to any hard disk drive, the hard
disk drive is unlocked automatically when you resume operation.
To set a User Password:
1. Turn on your computer. Press F2, while the initial screen is displayed.
The BIOS Setup Utility screen opens.
2. Select Security, using the cursor directional keys.
3. Select Set User Password, and press the Enter key. The Set User Password window opens.
4. Choose your user password, which can be from one to eight
alphanumeric characters in any combination. Type it in the Enter New Password field.
5. Press the Enter key once to move to the Confirm New Password field. Retype the password you just entered to verify it.
6. Commit your password to memory, and press the Enter key.
7. Press F10 to exit.
8. Select Yes in the Setup Confirmation window.
Changing or Removing the User Password
To change the password, do the following:
1. In the Enter Current Password field, type your current password.
2. In the Enter New Password field, type a new password; then retype it to verify.
To remove the password, do the following:
1. In the Enter Current Password field, type your current password.
2. Leave the Enter New Password field blank, and then press the Enter key twice.
Note: Make sure the Password on boot is set to Enabled if you need the password protection at power on.
To set a Supervisor Password:
Only a system administrator will be able to perform this procedure.
1. Turn on your computer. Press F2, while the initial screen is displayed.
The BIOS Setup Utility screen opens.
2. Select Security using the cursor directional keys.
3. Select Set Supervisor Password, and press the Enter key. The Set Supervisor Password window opens.
4. Choose your supervisor password; it can be from one to eight
alphanumeric characters in any combination. Type it in the Enter New Password field.
5. Press the Enter key to move to the Confirm New Password field.
Retype the password you just entered to verify it.
6. Commit your password to memory, and press the Enter key.
Attention: You might want to note your password and keep it in a
safe place. If you forget your supervisor password,
Lenovo can not reset your password. You must take your
computer to a Lenovo reseller or a Lenovo marketing
representative to solve this problem. Proof of purchase is
required, and a fee will be charged for parts and service.
7. Press F10 to exit.
8. Select Yes in the Setup Confirmation window.
The next time you open the BIOS Setup Utility program, you will be prompted to type your password to proceed.
Changing or Removing the Supervisor Password
To change the password, do the following:
1. In the Enter Current Password field, type the current supervisor
password.
2. In the Enter New Password field, type the new supervisor password; then retype it to verify.
To remove the password, do the following:
1. In the Enter Current Password field, type the current supervisor
password.
2. Leave the Enter New Password field blank, and then press the Enter key twice.
Hard Disk Passwords
Two types of the hard disk passwords help protect the information stored on the hard disk:
• Hard disk user password
• Hard disk master password, which requires a hard disk user password If User only is selected and a hard disk user password has been set, but no hard disk master password has been set, the user must enter the hard disk user password in order to gain access to files and applications on the hard disk.
If User + Master is selected you need to set a master password and a user password both as the Hard Disk Password. Either of the two passwords can be used to get access to the Hard disk. Any change or removal to the master password deletes the user password.
To set a hard disk password:
Print these instructions.
1. Turn on your computer. Press F2, while the initial screen is displayed.
The BIOS Setup Utility screen opens.
2. Select Security, using the cursor directional keys.
3. Select Built-in HDD1 Password Select, and press the Enter key. A window for selecting User Only or User + Master opens.
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Dont remeber my password


If the password you forgot is the user password, reinstalling the operating system will help you. If the password you forgot is the bios password(one which should be entered before boot up), you could reset it by removing and resetting the button cell present in the mother board.

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Help


ohhh..not too cool..reboot and press F2 during logo logon..and then reset it in there..

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