Advice 1: How to unlock a laptop if password forgotten

If there was an unpleasant incident – you forgot the access password to your laptop – you will need to unlock it. You can do this without reinstalling the operating system, preserving all data on the hard disk.
How to unlock a laptop if password forgotten

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Setting the password on the laptop helps to protect your confidential information and block unauthorized access to various programs, folders or files. However, if you forget the password or lose the piece of paper on which was written the password – access for you will be closed in exactly the same way as the others. Well, there is a possibility to restore access to the laptop with all the saved data.

On the Internet a lot of advice – both useful and not – about how to recover or bypass a forgotten password. For example, useless is a method of removing the SAM files*. By removing these files, you may encounter big problems. In this case, when the system is booting system error that informs that the laptop cannot be turned on and need to reboot in safe mode. After clicking OK, the system reboots, but appears again the error and so on to infinity. It ends, usually a full reinstallation of the operating system (losing all data).

Reset password through safe mode startup



To recover your password should be more humane ways. For example, the first step is to check a password hint (it is located on the welcome screen beside the password input). If the hint did not help to remember the password, then you need to log in using the administrator account and create a new password.

First you need to restart the laptop. Once the system is activated, press F8 key (may be different depending on the brand of laptop). Next menu advanced options of the system you need to choose "Safe mode". Then select built-in account "Administrator" (by default it is not password protected). After booting the desktop will appear warning that the system is running in safe mode. Click Yes to close the message box.

After this go into "control Panel" via "start" button and select "user Accounts". Next, you need to reset the password for your account click "Change password". To change the password you need to enter and confirm a new password. If the password is not required, leave the field empty, the password will be reset.

To save the settings, click "Change password". Close the window "control Panel", reboot the laptop – ready. Now when the system boots enter the new password and Windows will start.

You can also reset the password using various software tools. Usually they are written to disk or USB flash drive connect to the computer, and then the program removes the password.

Advice 2 : How to unlock the laptop

To unlock the laptop in several ways, but the most effective is the use of programs BIOS_PW.EXE or HDD_PW.EXE. They help to generate the engineering password is the same that is stored in the BIOS.
How to unlock the laptop
You will need
  • Program BIOS_PW.EXE or HDD_PW.EXE
Instruction
1
Unlock BIOS password by the removal of the battery from the motherboard or by reset slave password master password.
2
If the above action did not lead to success, pick up engineering a password – a combination of letters and numbers that matches a checksum of the password stored in the BIOS. To do this, use special programs: BIOS_PW.EXE or HDD_PW.EXE.
3
Log on to the console cmd HDD_PW.EXE go to the directory software and enter your name, error code number "0". Wait for output of the generated password.
Go into the BIOS to HDD security, insert the generated password, and then instead of a password leave the field blank. Similar actions are performed for BIOS_PW.EXE.
4
For individual types the laptops there are specialized software products. For example, pwgen-5dec.exe for laptops Compaq, Fujitsu-Siemens and Hewlett-Packard pwgen-fsi-hex.exe and pwgen-fsi-5x4dec.exe for Fujitsu-Siemens pwgen-samsung.exe – for Samsung.
Useful advice
Follow all steps exactly according to instructions, but it is best to contact the experts.

Advice 3 : How to remove a password on the BIOS of the laptop

Password BIOS allows you to protect your computer and laptop from unauthorized access. It works efficiently and reliably. Almost every model of laptop is equipped with a basic BIOS that allows full operation of your operating system. There are often situations when the password I can not delete many users. This is not very difficult, just need to follow certain rules.
How to remove a password on the BIOS of the laptop
You will need
  • Laptop screwdriver
Instruction
1
It is necessary to reset the current settings, restore the default configuration. All of the current settings that have been set independently, also destroyed. Reset several ways. Many motherboards contain a jumper which is used to clear CMOS. It is located near the batteries. To be sure, check the manual to your motherboard. On some laptop's can be instead of just jumper the two contacts. They need to be close to some metal object and the settings will be reset.
2
In the presence of the jumper should be completely off the laptop. Next, install the jumper. She closes the contacts. Include the laptop, but pay attention to the fact that it will not boot. The same CMOS settings will be reset.
3
In the next stage, remove the jumper and turn on again the laptop. The monitor may receive a request to press F1. It is necessary for the parameter settings the same BIOS.
4
If you have nothing else, push the F1 button, find the box 'Save and exit'. That's about it. The computer will boot without a password on the BIOS.
5
If there is no jumper remove the battery CR2032 power supply CMOS. After 10 minutes, pop it back in again. The BIOS password will disappear. But happens and so that to remove the password on the laptop can only in the service centers. The presence of the service code is common on modern models. In this case, contact the service center.
Useful advice
If you do not know the mode to use Bios setup, it is better to consult specialists.

Advice 4 : How to recover the password on a laptop

To protect important information stored on the hard disk of the mobile computer, many use the opportunity to set passwords. If you forgot to set combination, proceed to restore access to the computer.
How to recover the password on a laptop
You will need
  • a set of screwdrivers.
Instruction
1
Reset the password on your computer is by disabling specific battery. To gain access to the battery, disassemble the casing of your laptop. Disconnect your computer from AC power.
2
Remove the battery pack from the compartment. Usually there are special sliders. Move them into position and remove the battery. We proceed to the analysis of the notebook.
3
Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the screws holding the bottom wall of the mobile computer. When you work with certain models of laptops must be removed the following devices: hard disk, DVD drive and memory modules. Open the trays.
4
After removing all the screws disconnect the bottom wall of the mobile computer. If this process is prevented by ribbon cables, disconnect them from their connectors. Be sure to remember the purpose of each cable.
5
Remove the battery from the slot. Gently bare short the contacts with a screwdriver. 10-15 minutes to install the BIOS battery in the slot. Assemble the laptop after connecting all the necessary cables and cables.
6
If the battery was soldered into the socket, locate the button that says CMOS Reset. Press it and hold for 10 seconds. Sometimes, instead of buttons can be individual contacts that are signed in the same way. In case of detection of such pins, short them with a screwdriver.
7
After completing the Assembly of the mobile computer, plug all previously extracted device. Turn the laptop on, and open BIOS menu. Set a new password if you want to ensure the highest level of security for your data. Note that for password reset on Windows will not work none of the mechanical method.
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