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I forgot my password, which I must enter to access the software. I need a way to access/change it because I can't use my computer. Can you help me? I have an HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook PC.

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    tanvierahmed May 11, 2010

    which software??? are you talking about the windows login password?

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You can try a password cracker like this

or you can use the system restore option (press F11 immediately after power on) to reset your computer to its original condition. keep in mind that any data that you might have will be lost.


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Recently I met many similar questions. Are you troubled with the same problem, also forgot Windows 7 password? Well, before answering the question, you should understand what a guest account is?


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Step 1: Download and install Windows Password Breaker Professional.

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Step 8: Take the burned USB flash drive out of computer and press any key to restart your computer when you enter n to finish your operation.


The Windows 7 administrator password has been successfully reset and now you can access your computer without password. Please note this method to bypass Windows 7 password takes effect only when you log on computer after Windows 7 password reset.

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When you forgot Windows password and couldn't get in laptop, there are still some ways you can try to reset Windows password.

One: Reset Windows password with reset disk
After you type wrong password trying to login into computer, there will be a message prompting you have entered an incorrect password. At the same time, a link "Reset Password" also appears. Click it and insert password reset disk into computer. A password reset wizard will let you reset Windows forgotten password step by step easily.

Two: Reset forgotten password with Windows password removal tool
1. If your laptop is installed with Windows 7, choose Windows 7 password removal tool. If it is installed with Windows 8, select Windows 8 password removal tool.

2. And then install it on another computer that could work. Insert bootable USB drive into this computer and burn password reset disk into USB with password removal tool.

3. Next, it is important to boot your laptop from USB reset disk successfully. When you see password removal program runs in your computer, choose Windows system and user account, and then click "Reset Password".

The difference between above two ways is that how to create password reset disk for Windows password reset. If you have foresight and create it when your laptop is accessible, it will become easy to do reset laptop login password. But even without reset disk and other admin account available, the second way will help you all the time.

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when upower up the pc press f8 key then enter in safemode.
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Enter safe mode at start up by pressing F8, log in as administrator, from here you can clear any user passwords.

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