Lenovo BIOS password reset, recovery, removal

Forgot Lenovo BIOS password or just want to reset or remove Lenovo BIOS password? This article will show you the methods about Lenovo BIOS password reset, recovery, and removal.

1. Lenovo BIOS password reset

This method only works when you still can get into lenovo BIOS settings.

Step1: Get into Lenovo BIOS setting screen, select Security Option, click “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, and then press Enter.

Sept 2: Type in a new password on the text box, when the “Enter Password” hint appears, and then press Enter.

Sept 3: Press any key to continue, when Lenovo BIOS password is changed successfully.

 

2. Lenovo BIOS password removal

Get into Lenovo BIOS setting, remove the BIOS password easily and simply, but it is based on that condition that you still can access BIOS setting.

Step 1: Get into Lenovo BIOS setting screen, on the Security Option, select the “SUPERVISER PASSWORD” or “USER PASSWORD”, and then press Enter.

Step 2: Let the password text box blank when the system ask you to “Enter Password”, and then press Enter directory.

Step 3: Press any key to continue when get the message “PASSWORD DISBLE”.

 

3. Lenovo BIOS password clear

If you forgot Lenovo BIOS password, and can’t get into BIOS settings, you can clear BIOS password with the Command Prompt or cut off the power.

(1) Clear Lenovo BIOS password through Command Prompt

Step 1: Get into Lenovo DOS screen, type in the command following: “C: WINDOWS;”

Debug

– 0 70 10

– 0 71 ff

– q

Exit to get out of the DOS screen

 

(2) Cut power off to clear Lenovo BIOS password

If you can’t get into BIOS settings or the windows system, you can’t get into the DOS to clear BIOS password with command prompt. You can try to change the CMOS jump line or cut off the CMOS power.

<1>. Open the case box, find the COMS jump line, transform the jump lime from 1-2 stitch insert into the 2-3 stitch.

<2>. Or open the case box, find the CMOS battery, get it out for five minutes, the BIOS password can be cleared automatically.

(3) Using generic CMOS passwords

If you forgot your Lenovo BIOS password, and can’t get into BIOS or windows system, you can use the generic BIOS password to get into BIOS setting or Windows system.

 

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Forgot Windows 8 admin password, any recovery methods?

“I forgot my Windows 8 admin password, can’t login computer, is there any windows 8 admin password recovery methods help me to recover forgotten password and get into computer?”

Yes, you can recover Windows 8 admin password with or without disk according to your condition.

1. Forgot Windows 8 admin password? Recover with a USB or CD

I f you are locked out of Windows 8 laptop/desktop computer, and have not created a password reset disk, you can recover windows 8 admin password with a USB or CD/DVD, and then log into computer.

Steps how to recover windows 8 admin password with USB or CD

step 1 to download windows program Download Vodusoft Windows password reset program and install it on an accessible pc.

Vodusoft Windows password reset program trial version free download

Step 2 to create a password reset disk Insert a USB or CD to the pc, launch the password program.

  • 2.1 If insert a USB, click “USB device” button, click “Begin burning”.

forgot windows 8 admin password

  • 2.2 If insert a CD, click “CD/DVD” button, click “Begin burning”.

Step 3  Take out the USB or CD insert into your Windows 8 locked computer.

Step 4 to set computer to bootRestart/start the locked computer, set it to boot from USB or CD/DVD.

step5 to recover windows 8 password When the Vodusoft password reset program comes up.

  • 5.1 Select Windows 8 system and admin user account.

Windows 8 admin password recovery

  •  5.2 Click “Reset”, password will be set to blank, click “Yes” to continue.
  • 5.3 Disconnect USB or CD/DVD, click “Reboot”, click “Yes” to restart computer.
  •  5.4 When get to the logon screen, click on user account to get into windows.

 

2. Recover Windows 8 admin password with password reset disk

If you have created a windows 8 password reset disk before you forgot password, you can use it to reset password quickly and easily.

Steps how to recover Windows 8 password with password reset disk

<1>. On the logon screen, type in a wrong password, press Enter.

<2>. When incorrect password hint pups up, click “OK”, click “Reset password…” below password text box.

<3>. When password reset wizard comes up, click “Next” and follow the instructions to do.

 

3. Forgot Windows 8 admin password? Reset without any recovery disk

If you still can get into Windows 8 system with PIN code, Picture password or other administrator account, then you can reset windows 8 admin password without reset disk.

<1>. Get into Windows 8 system, press “Windowswindows 8 button + X” to open Start Menu.

<2>. Click “Command Prompt”, on the black and white screen type in: Net User <username> <new password>, press “Enter” to run the command.

forgot windows 8 admin password reset

<3>. When get message “the command has completed successfully”, it means the password has been reset successfully.

 

4. Windows 8 admin password recovery with freeware

Chntpw is an open source and free program that can help to recover Windows 8 admin password. But it is based on console text, it may be a little difficult to carry out.

<1>. Prepare a USB or CD, download Chntpw from official net.

<2>. Insert a USB or CD into the pc to create a live disk.

<3>. Take the USB or CD insert into the windows 8 locked computer, and set it to boot from the bootable disk.

<4>. Select the system and user name to remove password.

 

 

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How to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key

How to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key on your computer when forgot the SQL Server product key or lost the product key package?

If you have activated your SQL Server 2008 r2/2012 on your computer, then you can find the product key instantly with a product key finder. If you have not activated it with the product key before, you can’t find it on your computer, unless you buy one.

How to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key on your computer with Vodusoft product key finder

Step 1: Get Vodusoft Product Key Finder and install it on the computer where you want to find SQL Server product.

Vodusoft Product key finder trial version free download

Install product key finder

Step 2: Click “Start recovery”, begin to find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key.

Start to find SQL Server 2008 or 2012 product key

Step 3: When product keys are found, they will be displayed in list as below.

Save SQL Server 2008 product key to a file

Step 4: Click “Save to file” to save all product keys to a file. You can find SQL Server 2008/2012 product key on the file easily.

 

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Reset Password Windows Server 2008 Raid

Forgot Windows Server 2008 Raid password? In this article will show you the ways to reset server Raid password quickly. Be patient and take a few minutes to read about this document, you will get help from it.

Vodusoft Windows Password Reset Raid edition can help you to recover Windows server 2008, 2012, 2003, 2000 password on DELL, HP, IBM, ASUS, and LENOVO with RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4, RAID 5, RAID 5e, RAID5ee, RAID 50, RAID 6, RAID 7.

The steps how to reset password Windows Server 2008 Raid:

create a password reset diskCreate a password reset disk

  • 1.1 Prepare a Writable CD\DVD or USB insert into an accessible pc.
  • 1.3 If insert a CD\DVD, click CD\DVD, click Begin burning.
  •  1.4 If insert a USB, click USB device, click Begin burning.
  • 1.5 When Burning successfully, it means the password reset disk has been created successfully. Take out the password reset disk, insert it into your windows server 2008 locked computer.

set computer to boot from reset diskSet Computer to boot from the password reset disk

. 2.1 Restart your locked computer, press BIOS Entry Key repeatedly when the logo flash, until BIOS screen comes up.

  • 2.2 When get into BIOS screen, press ◄ ► key to move to the Boot Menu.
  • 2.3 Press ↑↓+/- key to set removable device (your USB or CD\DVD) to the first boot list.
  •  2.4 Press F10, Enter to continue.

Reset windows server 2008 Raid passwordReset Windows Server 2008 Raid password

  • 3.1 When the Vodusoft Windows password reset program set up, select Windows server Raid system, click user account.
  •  3.2 Click Reset button, Yes to set password to Vodusoft@2012.
  •  3.3 Click Reboot, unplug password reset disk from your lock pc, click Yes to restart pc.
  • 3.4 Get into pc with password Vodusoft@2012.

 

BIOS Entry Keys in different computers:

  •  DELL Inspiron, Dell Dimension, Dell Precision, Dell Optiplex, Dell Vostro, Dell XPS press F2
  •  Dell Latitude press Fn+F1
  •  Hp and Compaq Desktop PCs (Built in 2006 or later (came with Vista or Windows 7, 8)) press F10
  • Hp and Compaq Desktop PCs (Built before 2006 (XP or earlier)) press F1
  • HP Notebook PCs press F10
  • ASUS press F2
  • Lenovo press F2

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Forgot Windows 8 Ultimate Password how to reset

If I forgot my windows 8 Ultimate administrator password, how to reset it efficiently? I don’t want to reinstall my windows 8 system and lose any data. Administrator is the only user account on my windows 8 computer, but I forgot the logon password, how can I reset my administrator password or get into computer without current password?

Locked out of your windows 8 ultimate laptop/desktop computer forgot password?

Reset Windows 8 ultimate administrator password with password reset disk.

Have not created a password reset disk yet? Create one with a USB.

Below this article, will show you how to create a password reset disk with USB, and then use it to reset windows 8 ultimate administrator password.

 

Example 1: Reset Windows 8 ultimate forgot password with Chntpw freeware

“Chntpw” and “Offline NT password and registry editor” are free programs that are based on the console text to reset forgotten password for windows 8, 7, Vista, XP domain user.

Here just take Chntpw as example, mainly steps as follow:

<1>. Get Chntpw from the official net: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

<2>. Prepare a usb and insert into an accessible computer.

<3>. Run Chntpw program to create a password reset disk with usb.

<4>. Transfer the usb insert into windows 8 ultimate pc, and set it to boot from usb.

<5>. Remove the administrator password directory with the command.

 

Example 2: Reset Windows 8 ultimate administrator forgotten password with a good interface program

The Vodusoft, Asunsoft, Spower are Windows password reset programs that have friendly interface and good user guide that can help you to reset password for windows 8, 7, XP, Vista domain or local user.

Here will take Vodusoft Windows password reset standard for example, follow the steps below:

step 1 to create a password reset disk Create a windows 8 password reset disk with USB

Download Vodusoft Windows Password Reset standard program free trial

  • 1.2 Install Vodusoft windows password reset program, and insert a usb into the pc.
  •  1.3 Run the vodusoft program, select the USB device, and click Begin burning to create a password reset disk usb.

Tips: When you get the message “Burning successfully!” it means the password reset disk has been created successfully.

step 2 to set windows 8 ultimate computer to boot from usbSet Windows 8 ultimate laptop/computer to boot from usb disk

  • 2.1 Take the usb, insert into your windows 8 ultimate laptop/desktop computer
  • 2.2 Restart your windows 8 ultimate pc, press Boot Menu Key repeatedly when the pc logo appears, until the Boot Menu comes up.
  •  2.3 Select the USB device on the Boot Menu, and press Enter to boot computer.

Tips: If your computer has no Boot Menu key, and can’t set to boot from Boot Menu, you can press the Bios Entry Key to set it to boot from BIOS. If you have difficult in it, can refer to:

step3 to reset windows 8 ultimate forgot passwordReset Windows 8 ultimate forgot password following the Vodusoft password reset program

  • 3.1 When the Vodusoft password reset program comes up, select widows 8 ultimate system, and your administrator user account. You also can click on add user to add another user account on your pc.
  • 3.2 Click Reset, Yes agree to set password blank.
  •  3.3 Click Reboot, Unplug usb device, click Yes to reset password on your windows 8 ultimate pc.

 

Assembly Board

Desktop Computer

Laptop

Board Brand

Boot Menu key Desktop brand Boot Menu key Laptop brand Boot Menu key

ASUS

F8

HP

F12

HP

F9

GIGABYTE

F12

DELL

ESC

DELL

F12

ONDA

F11

Acer

F12

Acer

F12

COLORFUL

ESC or F12

ASUS

F8

ASUS

ESC

MSI

F11

Lenovo

F12

Lenovo

F12

BIOSTAR

F9

Hasee

F12

Toshiba

F12

SUPOX

ESC

Hasee

F12

SOYO

ESC or F12

SAMSUNG

F12

ECS

ESC

SONY

ESC

YESTON

F8

Gateway

F12

MAXSUN

ESC

FOXCONN

ESC

Intel

F12

ASROCK

F11

SPARK

ESC

UNIKA

ESC

pcasl

F10

TOPSTAR

F11 or F12

JETWAY

F8

 

BIOS Entry Key table:

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I forgot my HP laptop password how do I unlock it?

I forgot my HP laptop password, how do I unlock it? Take a minute to read this article that will show you the methods how to unlock HP laptop forgot password quickly and simply.

Solution 1: Unlock HP laptop forgot password through Command Prompt

If still can get into your HP laptop with other user account that has administrator privilege, only two steps to unlock HP laptop forgot password quickly and simply through Command Prompt.

<1>. Get into your HP laptop with other account, and on the Start Menu open the Command Prompt.

Remove hp laptop password

<2>. Type in: Net User <user name> “” on the black and white command prompt screen to remove HP laptop password.

Solution 2: How do I unlock my HP laptop forgot password with a USB?

You may wonder that how a usb can unlock laptop password. In fact, we can use the usb to create a password reset disk with the password reset program, and then use it to unlock HP laptop forgot password. There are many password reset programs, such as Vodusoft, Spower, Asunsoft windows password reset software. Here will take Vodusoft as example, steps as below:

step 1 to install windows password reset program Download Vodusoft Windows Password Reset program and then install it in another computer that is accessible.

Get Vodusoft Windows password reset standard free trial vesion

step 2 to create a password reset disk with usbCreate a password reset disk with the USB.

  •  2.1 Choose the USB device media type, and then click on Begin burning to create a bootable usb.

Choose media type

step3 to set HP laptop to boot from usb Set laptop to boot from the USB flash drive

  • 3.1 Unplug the usb, and plug it into your locked laptop.
  •  3.2 Restart/start the locked HP laptop, and press the Boot Menu Key (F9) immediately and repeatedly until the boot menu screen appears.
  • 3.3 Use the UP and Down key to select the USB device and press Enter.

boot menu

Unlock HP laptop forgot passwordUnlock HP laptop forgot password

  •  4.1 When the Vodusoft windows password reset program starts, select the system and user account.

unlock hp laptop forgot password

  •  4.2 Click Reset, and then click on Reboot.
  • 4.3 Unplug the usb device from your HP laptop, and click on Yes to restart laptop.
  • 4.4 Your HP laptop password is unlocked, you can get in without password now.

 

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Set Computer to Boot from USB Flash Drive

When we reinstall computer or reset windows login password with USB, we have to set our computer to boot from the usb. This article will show you how to set computer to boot from USB flash drive. If you are not sure what your computer Boot Menu key is, you can refer to the boot menu keys table at the end of this article.

Note:

In different computers, the steps to set computer to boot from USB flash drive may be a little different, because the Boot Menu Keys or BIOS Entry Keys in different computers may be different.

Two methods to set computer to boot from USB flash drive:

  • 1 Press the Boot Menu Key to set computer to boot from USB flash drive
  • 2 Get into BIOS to set the USB flash drive for the first boot option

Method 1: Press the Boot Menu Key to set computer to boot from USB Flash drive

Here will take HP laptop for example:

Step1: Restart/start computer, and press the Boot Menu Key (HP laptop: F9, DELL laptop: F12) immediately and repeatedly until the boot menu screen appears.

Step2: When the boot menu set up, use Up and Down key to select the USB device.

boot menu

Step3: Press Enter to save the change and boot computer from the usb.

Tips: In some computers, the boot menu key will be showed in the screen when the power is on, but some others do not show the boot menu key that need to get into the BIOS to open the BOOT MENU function. Please pay attention to that some computers do not have Boot Menu Key, in this case, we only can set computer to boot from usb with the method below.

Boot Menu Key table:

Assembly Board

Desktop Computer

Laptop

Board Brand

Boot Menu key Desktop brand Boot Menu key Laptop brand Boot Menu key

ASUS

F8

HP

F12

HP

F9

GIGABYTE

F12

DELL

ESC

DELL

F12

ONDA

F11

Acer

F12

Acer

F12

COLORFUL

ESC or F12

ASUS

F8

ASUS

ESC

MSI

F11

Lenovo

F12

Lenovo

F12

BIOSTAR

F9

Hasee

F12

Toshiba

F12

SUPOX

ESC

Hasee

F12

SOYO

ESC or F12

SAMSUNG

F12

ECS

ESC

SONY

ESC

YESTON

F8

Gateway

F12

MAXSUN

ESC

FOXCONN

ESC

Intel

F12

ASROCK

F11

SPARK

ESC

UNIKA

ESC

pcasl

F10

TOPSTAR

F11 or F12

JETWAY

F8

Method 2: Get into BIOS to set the USB Flash drive for the first boot option

Here will take Phoenix computer for example:

Step1: Start/restart computer, and press the BIOS Entry Key (Del) to get into the BIOS setting

Step2: When get into the BIOS screen, select the Advanced BIOS Features, and then press F18 to save and exit.

Step3: Select the Hard Disk Boot Priority, and press Enter.

Step4: Use the +/- key to move the USB-HDD to the first option, and then save the change and exit.

 

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How to find my windows 7 product key in registry

This guide shows you how to find windows 7 product key in registry on your computer if you lost the product key.

Vodusoft Product key finder is a program that can find all of your windows, Office and other software product keys from the registry quickly.

Here are the steps how to use Vodusoft product key finder to find windows 7 product key in registry.

Step1: Download Vodusoft Product Key Finder and install it on the computer where you want to find product key for windows 7.

install product key finder

Free download Vodusoft Product Key Finder trial

Step2: When the product key finder program starts, click on Start Recovery to find out your windows 7 product key in the registry.

start to find windows 8 product key

Step3: When the product keys are found, they will display in list, click on Save to File to save all of the product keys to a text file.

save windows 7 product key to a file

Step4: And then you can find out your windows 7 product key on the text file.

 

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Crack Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 Password efficiently

Forgot your Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 document password? And finding methods to crack the Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 document protected password? It would be very frustrated if you are urgent to get data from the protected document but forgot the protection password. Don’t annoyed with it any more, this article will show you the details how to crack the encrypted password efficiently and safely.

1. Crack the Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 protected password with other passwords

Try to remember the password related to the things you like such as the name of people, pet you love. The birthday of your family member, or the numbers you like to use. If they do not work for you, try the other passwords you are using. Don’t laugh at it, it would be very helpful for you, because many people like to use the same password for many things.

2. Crack Excel/Word/PowerPoint 2013 password with the password recovery program.

If you only forgot one of the document passwords among Excel/Word/PowerPoint, you can choose the Excel, Word or PowerPoint password cracker program to help you crack the forgotten password, or you can choose the Office password recovery program.

The steps to use them are similar, and here I will take Office password recovery program for example:

Step1: Download Vodusoft Office password recovery program and install it on the windows where you place the office 2013 document.

Step2: Click on Open to choose the office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) 2013 protected document.

Open-office-file

Step3: Choose an appropriate attack mode, such as Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and smart Attack.

attack mode

Step4: If you remember part of the password, you can choose the Brute-force with Mask Attack. Following the steps show you to use this attack mode to crack office password quickly and efficiently.

  • 4.1 Choose the Brute-force Attack, on the Range option select the appropriate character options, and then on the Length option specify the Minimal password length and Maximal password length.

select character option

specify the password length

 

  • 4.2 Choose the Mask Attack, and specify some password symbols that you are sure to remember. For example, if the password is “Vodusoft”, but you forgot the four characters among the password, you can specify it like “vo????ft”

specify the password symble

Tips: If you need more details, you can refer to the article how to recover office password.

Step5: After specify the settings, click on Start to crack the office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) 2013 document password.

start crack office password

Step6: When the Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) password is cracked successfully, the password will be display as below, and then you can copy it to open the document instantly.

open office document