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romagnoli1
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How do i restore my computer to factory settings ????

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I have an hp requiring a password to log in, idk, how do I reset it to factory

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Basically-tapping F11 immediately after powering on. Depending on which version of Windows you are running there are a few variations.

 

For Windows 7:

http://hp.dezide.com/ts/start.jsp?guide=HPSystemRecovery.net&as=true&SFS=sdoc&section=ccweb&language...

 

For Windows 8:

http://hp.dezide.com/ts/start.jsp?guide=HPSystemRecovery.net&as=true&SFS=sdoc&section=ccweb&language...

 

For Windows 10:

http://hp.dezide.com/ts/start.jsp?guide=HPSystemRecovery.net&as=true&SFS=sdoc&section=ccweb&language...

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See: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/I-forgot-my-password-can-HP-help...

 

It may be possible to reset the Windows-login password.

 

For a "desktop" computer, since you have physical access, you can also delete any "power-on" password.

 

Much quicker than a "system restore", which may DELETE all your personal files, if you are not careful!

 

Or, Google-search for "Nordahl offline password".

Download this software, and burn it to a CD-recordable.

Boot your computer from this media, and follow the on-screen instructions to "blank" the current password.

Then, reboot normally.

When asked for the password, just press ENTER.

When Windows is running, set a new password.

 

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