How to Create a HP Password Reset Disk or USB in Windows 10/8.1/8/7
Password forgotten is really common today! But never to worry about it if you always had a password reset disk handy. A HP password reset disk/USB can easily help you reset forgotten Windows password for HP laptop. In this article, we will show you how to create a HP password reset disk/USB drive in Windows 10/8.1/8/7. Read on, please.
Note: You are only required to create this disk once, and no matter how many times you change your password the disk will always work if you forget the password.
Method 1: Create a HP Login Password Reset Disk/USB with Forgotten Password Wizard
Microsoft Windows has the built-in feature to create password reset disk for your account. Now let's see how we can make a HP password reset disk with Windows Forgotten Password Wizard.
Note: This will only work for local user accounts. If you chose to sign in with a Live ID, you will have to refer to method 2.
Press the Win+F key combination to bring up the Search page, type "password reset" in the search box, then locate the link "Create a password reset disk" option.
Click on the "Create a password reset disk", and a wizard as below will be popped up. Insert your USB drive and then click "Next".
Select the USB that you want to create the password key on, and then click next.
Enter your current user account password and click on Next. After that you'll see a process bar, click on "Next" after 100% completion of the bar.
Click on finish and you'll find a file named userkey.psw. This is the file contains your password reset key.
For more details about how to create and use HP password reset disk, click here.
Method 2: Create a HP Password Reset Disk/USB with Windows Password Key
Already forgot password for your HP laptop? Need to create a password reset disk for your Microsoft account? Windows Password Key can easily help you create a password reset disk/USB drive for your HP laptop; even you forgot your password already. To get started, free download and install Windows Password Key in a workable computer.
Run the software after installation. Insert a CD/DVD disk or USB flash to the workable computer.
Specify the burning drive from the pull-down list of the options.
Click "Burn" button to start burning a Windows password reset disk for HP laptop.
Note: If your computer can't read the default ISO image, you can also select "Advanced Recovery" at the bottom of the interface to burn a HP password reset disk with a new ISO image.
To reset HP password, insert this password reset disk into your locked laptop and follow the wizard to proceed.
Haven't created a Windows password reset disk for your HP laptop yet? Now it is time to do it.