“A terrible disaster happened to me! I forgot my Windows 8 password on my HP EliteBook Folio notebook. Now, I cannot get into my computer. Is there any way to bypass Windows 8 password so that I can login to my PC? It is urgent! Your solution will be appreciated a lot. ”—Jimmy
Well, in fact, it is not a terrible disaster as you said. In fact, it is a common case that happens to many users. To recover Windows 8 password on your computer can be very easy as long as you have created a password reset disk. And, it is also very easy to reset your password via the Microsoft account which you connect your computer to. This article will show you some simple methods to reset Windows 8 password, read on it.
Method 1. Password reset disk
As long as you created a password reset disk before, it is very easy to reset the password if you forgot Windows 8 password.
1. Insert the password reset disk to your computer, boot the computer from the password reset disk.
2. Select the system (Windows 8) you have installed to your computer.
3. Remove or change the password or create a new password
4. Restart the computer and logon it with the new password. Do not forget to remove the password reset disk before restart the computer.
Method 2. Use Micorsoft account
It is another easy method to recover the Windows 8 password for your HP computer. This method requires that you have connected your computer to your Microsoft Hotmail/Live account. If you did that before, you are able to reset the password on HP Windows 8 computer via the email.
Click the “Can’t access your account?” link and follow the steps to reset your password.
Method 3. Use another Admin account
It is also very easy to bypass Windows 8 password if you get another Admin account. Login to your computer using the accessible Admin account and then click My Computer icon to select Manage to enter Computer Management screen, hit Local Users and Groups folder. Then all Windows accounts will appear, select the one you need to reset password to change the password.
Method 4. Use some third party software
This method is now free. If the methods above cannot help you reset the password on your HP Windows 8 password, you need some third-party software to reset the password. Here, Windows Password Unlocker can be your ideal choice. This tool can help you create a password reset disk and then guide you to reset the password. For more details, just visit: http://www.passwordunlocker.com/knowledge/reset-windows-8-password.html