I have a HP touchsmart tm2. I forgot my password and cant login. I've tried to shut it down and restore it by pressing f8 but this meathod does NOT work.. how can I restore my password and finally login? p.s take all actions if necessary
Do you need a windows password? Or did you password the BIOS?
For windows password check out: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/tp/passrecovery.htm
If you password the BIOS check out: http://www.technibble.com/how-to-bypass-or-remove-a-bios-password/
if its the bios password just take your motherboard battery out and short the board and that will reset all the bios to original state..
touch a bare metel part of the chassis to get the static off yourself - remove battery - set the jumper (I cant tell you 100% where this is, you will need you motherboard manual) - wait a min - put the jumper back into the original 2 pins - but battery back in and your done..
this must be done with the power lead out the back of the power supply unit...
for windows password check the howtos ;)
when you say the F8 boot menu doesnt work do you mean it really doesnt or your pressing it at the right time?How do I restore password on my HP touchSmart tm2 if I forgot it?
If you want to login without Windows password I will recommend you to choose the following two methods:
1. Using reset program to create a reset disk. There is a free reset program that you can create a disk. Or you can use it to login without password. That is Offline NT Password & Registry Editor.
2. Anmosoft Windows Password Reset. It is paid reset software. You can also use it to login without Windows password.How to unlock my computer if I forgot the password?