“I forgot the password on my Compaq running windows 7, how can I reset the forgotten password? I tried to press F8 to access safe mode to fix it, but it prompted for password.”
Tip 1: Use the Compaq system recovery options
Forgot Compaq password, never feel panic and try to bypass it by using the following steps:
1. Turn on or reboot/restart the computer.
2. Tap the F10 key repeatedly once you see the Compaq logo until the recovery screen appears. On some models it may be the F11 key. This must be done before your operating system begins to load. If you see the Windows logo appear on screen, you’ll have to restart and try again.
3. When the recovery screen appears, press “Next” and then “Yes” to perform a non-destructive recovery.
4. To perform a destructive recovery, click “Advanced” and then “Yes”.
5. After the recovery is finished, the laptop will reboot.
Tip 2: Use password rest disk
In Windows XP, Vista and 7, you can create a Windows password reset disk on either a USB drive or a floppy disk. You must have created this disk in advance in order to use this option to reset Compaq password:
1. Start your computer and then insert the password reset disk.
2. Click “Reset Password” in the login screen, which will come up after trying log on to with a wrong password.
3. This should initiate the Password Reset Wizard, which will lead you through the steps to create a new password for your account.
4. Log in to your account using your newly created password.
Tip 3: Use Windows Password Breaker
Windows Password Breaker allows you easily and instantly reset forgotten Windows 7 password on any brand PCs in minutes. No need to reinstall Windows, no need to resort to others, just reset it on your own, no matter what your level of computer skill is:
1. Download and install Windows Password Breaker.
2. Burn a bootable password reset CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
3. Insert the CD/DVD or USB flash drive in the Compaq PC.
4. Start the computer, press the right key to enter BIOS setup and set BIOS to boot from CD/DVD or USB there.
5. Reset forgotten Compaq Windows 7 password to blank.
6. Log on to the computer without password after password reset.
With the above three ways on Compaq password reset, it’s no need for you to worry about how to reset Compaq password from now on.