How to Reset Compaq Login Password
Summary: A step by step guide on how to recover lost HP Compaq password
“Compaq password reset to recover or unlock my forgotten Compaq Presario password is needed for me! Will the lost HP Compaq password make my data lose?" Many HP Compaq PC users ask such questions once meet password problem. Now, let's share three common methods to solve the issue!
It is the most efficient way to reset lost password for our Windows 7, XP, Vista and Server 2008, etc. Compaq laptop or PC. The main procedure is to burn an .iso image file to your bootable CD/DVD/USB. Now, take one of top-rated Windows Password Recovery tool as example:
- A. Download Windows Password Recovery Enhance and burn its .iso file into a blank CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive on an accessible PC;
- B. Boot the burned CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive from the PC lost password;
- C. Reset a new Compaq password.
Method 2: Accounts with administrative privileges
It is easy to be ignored to use administrative accounts (the built-in admin included). Take Compaq Windows 7 as example:
- A. Login PC from the accessible account with administrator privileges.
- B. Start - Local Users and Groups ĘC lusrmgr.msc in the Search box - ENTER. If there is prompt for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or give confirmation.
- C. Local Users and Groups - choose Users.
- D. Right click the account needed to reset password, and then select Set Password.
- E. Input and confirm the new password.
Method 3: With created Compaq password reset diskette
It is the last but not the least way to help us remove locked password. If we have the diskette before lost Compaq password, problem will be easy. Now, we together learn how to create a password reset disk and how to use it. (Take Windows XP as example)
- A. Start ĘC> Control Panel -> User Accounts.
- B. Select the user you need to set a disk.
- C. Choose "Prevent a forgotten password" on the left of Related Tasks.
- D. Prepare a blank floppy disk and then do the following operation as the Forgotten Password Wizard. When the progress indicator displays 100% complete, click "Next" and then Finish.
- E. Remove the floppy disk from PC and keep it.
- Reset a forgotten Compaq password with following steps:
- F. Click the username when we get to the Windows logon screen and then press Enter when password box appears.
- G. Click use your password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard starts and Next.
- H. Insert the password reset disk, and then Next.
- I. Type a new password in the Type a new password box and in the confirm box.
- In the Type a new password hint box, we can type a hint to remind us the password if we forget the new password if we want to use one.
- J. Click Next, and then Finish.
With the above three ways on how to reset Compaq password, we need not worry about how to unlock HP Compaq password now.