First you need to power down your laptop by pressing the power button for about five seconds to turn your laptop on. Start pressing the F8 button on the top row of your keyboard after the HP screen loads but before windows opens, and then select on "Safe Mode" from the options menu. Find more details on http://www.ehow.com/how_5647597_reset-password-hp-laptop.html.
on xp you can change user to administator and enter the password admin, admin1 or password I think, then you can change it. I think hirens boot cd will fix this also, it's a free download, just burn it to a cd if you have another pc and boot with it
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Last edited at 7:19PM on 3/31/2013
If you do not have windows password reset disk or another administrator account on HP laptop, you can use Windows Password Recovery Tool to help reset HP password without losing date. Get it from: http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com
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Last edited at 7:24PM on 4/3/2013
Forgot Windows password on HP laptop? Here offer 3 methods for you to reset HP password. Option 1: Reset HP password with HP password reset disk Option 2: Reset HP password with Another Windows admin account Option 3: Have a try Windows Password Key From: http://www.lostwindowspassword.com/windows-password-recovery.htm