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Forgot password on laptop. Tried online suggestions no luck. I have no backup disks.
Don’t know what to try next.
tried everything password I could think of, no luck.
I am sorry you are stuck.
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Password Help in the Community
Community members are prohibited providing any information that can / will breach the computer's security.
Both the "Power On" BIOS password and Windows logon passwords are affected by the restrictions.
NOTE: Do not respond to anyone who sends you a message (or email) claiming they will help you if you would just give them your private information and a credit card (or any form of payment).
Community Policy / Rules
According to the Community's Rules of Participation
4d. No posts shall include instructions or directions intended to bypass or subvert security measures, including passwords, locking mechanisms, fingerprint scans, etc., or to bypass any safety measures.
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Select your region and follow the prompts
For other than the Power-On BIOS password,
Start Here and work your way down the list of suggestions.
Finding your Product Name, Product Number, or Serial Number
Microsoft Account Login
If you are using a Microsoft Account to log into the computer,
You might be able to get help from Microsoft.
Reminder: You can reset your Microsoft password using a different computer
General Reference / FYI (For Your Information)
Microsoft Account – Password Reset
When you can't sign in to your Microsoft account
Ask the Community: Microsoft Community
Microsoft Community - Incorrect Password after Windows 10 update – Page 2
Workaround / Solution – Remove trailing space from username
Microsoft or Local Account
A licensed Microsoft Technician can perhaps provide you access to the computer.
Be prepared to show proof of ownership.
Windows PIN Login issues?
Resolve login issues with your login PIN through Windows / Microsoft.
Reset your PIN when you’re signed out on Windows 10
Fingerprint Sensor / Forced Reset
If the fingerprint sensor suddenly stops working on your computer
If the computer is not issuing errors but still won’t let you log in,
Consider trying a Forced Reset (power reset).
A Forced Reset is NOT a “recovery” and does not remove your data – this reset merely forces the computer to load the Operating System from disk.
Forced Reset does not harm a healthy system nor does it “fix” problems not related to a clean start.
HP Support Channel - Collection of “how-to” videos
HP Video Gallery - YouTube
HP Options - Change / Reset Password - Windows
The last option in the document (Reset) can be used if other solutions fail.
Read the section carefully - you will need to have previously (already) created backups of your personal data to recover your personal files and folders.
HP PCs - Change or Reset the Computer Password (Windows 10)
HP PCs - Resetting Your PC to Resolve Problems (Windows 8.x)
Chromebook - Google Account Login
If you are using a Chromebook / Google Account,
You might be able to get help from Google.
Read the document and then check in “Get more help”
Fix sign-in problems - Chromebook Help - Google Support
Resetting Your Google Account Password - Chromebook and Chromebox
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