01-09-2013 12:03 AM
i forgot my PH laptop password on windows 8 that i just upgraded from windows 7 two months ago. I input the password several times, but always got the message “the password is incorrect”. Someone said that i can find back the password through Microsoft account, how?
01-09-2013 12:40 AM - edited 02-15-2013 07:25 PM
Forgot windows 8 password? If you have created a windows 8 password reset disk, you can use it to recover password quickly and easily.
. Use windows 8 password reset disk
1. Click on your account and get to the log on screen.
2. Wrong password, press Enter or click on the enter arrow.
3. When you get the message “The password is incorrect.” Click on the OKbutton.
4. Click on Reset password…to open the Password Reset Wizard.
5. Insert windows 8 password reset disk into your laptop, and click on Next .
6. Select the removable device on the drop-down list, and click on Next again.
7. Set a new password, and click on Next, and then click on Finish to end the operation.
However, if you did not create a windows 8 forgot password recovery disk before, think about other methods.
. Use PIN code to get into your laptop windows 8
Step 1: Launch your laptop to logon screen, if it is not the PIN sign in option, click on the Sign-in options and then click on the PIN button to switch to PIN.
Step 2: Type in PIN code.
Step 3: Press Windows +X, and click on Command Prompt (Admin) and if you get the prompt message, click on Yes.
Step4: Type in: Net User <user name> <new password> and press Enter.
it is not very usual for windows 8 user to locked out of windows, if this happen to you, you can use the methods to do with it.
01-09-2013 05:15 AM - last edited on 04-25-2017 02:32 PM by Omar-E
Just to add... you can also try resetting the password online. byfollowing the steps below:
Open an Internet browser and navigate to the Microsoft Web page:
Select I forgot my password , and then click Reset your password .
Follow the on-screen instructions to reset your password.When the password is reset, you will be able to use your Microsoft account with the new password to sign in to your Windows 8 computer. Make sure the Windows 8 computer is connected to the Internet before you attempt to sign in.I also suggest referring to the following HP document which has many steps that will help you to access your account when you forget the password.
........................just trying to help where I can, but not speaking on behalf of HP.
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07-09-2013 11:50 AM
Can you please clarify what password you are referring to?
Please respond back at your earliest convenience.
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12-16-2013 02:31 PM - last edited on 02-24-2017 01:11 PM by OscarFuentes
I understand you are unable to log onto your computer. Please follow this HP document on What to Do When You Forget Your Sign-in Password (Windows 😎.
This document will give you step-by-step instructions on how to log back on your computer.
If you have any further questions please let me know.
Looking forward to hear from you.
12-21-2013 06:44 PM
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02-27-2014 01:57 AM
I am so sorry to hear that. The traditional way to solve this problem is to reinstall Windows 8 or restore it to factory settings. As we all know, Windows computer has no password required to login default. But the disadvantage of these traditional ways is data loss probably.Here I introduce another effective way for you. It can guarantee computer safety and high affection. Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.2 works like that.
Follow this video, learn to use it to reset Windows 8 password.