Solution 1: Reset Windows 8/8.1 Password for HP Laptop with Administrative Privileges
The easiest way to reset forgotten Windows 8/8.1 password for HP laptop is using another account with administrative privileges.
Requirements: Another account with administrative privileges on your HP Envy computer.
Login your laptop with the account having administrative privileges.
Go to Local Users and Groups and choose Users.
Right click the account needed to reset password, and then select Set Password.
Solution 2: Windows 8/8.1 Password Reset in HP with Password Reset Disk
Password reset disk is a commonly used way to reset HP password laptop and any other laptop brands as well.
Requirements: A previous Win 8/8.1 password reset disk for your HP laptop
Note: Don’t have created a windows 8/8.1 password reset disk in advance, turn to Windows Password Reset we mentioned in tips 3 for help.
Click on "Reset password …" link and insert your Password Rest Disk when prompted.
Select the drive containing the password reset key file, and click "Next".
Type a new password twice and enter a hint to help you remember the password.
Click "Next" to accept the choices, then click "Finish" to close the Wizard.Password with Windows Password Reset
There is a situation that you don’t have create a password reset disk in advance or have other account with administrative privilege, now you can use Windows Password Reset (also called Windows Password Key) to create a password disk and recover HP Envy password.
1. An alternate computer you can use to make a password removal CD/USB drive.
2. A blank CD or USB flash drive.
Click through to learn how easily it is to reset your forgotten HP password:
Step 1: Download, install Windows Password Reset on an workable computer. Insert a CD/DVD or USB flash drive. Launch this software and click “Burn” to burn a password reset disk.
Step 2: Plug in the newly burned disk to your locked HP computer. Set BIOS to make this computer to boot from CD/DVD or USB. It will reboot.
Step 3: After it fully loads, Windows password Reset appears. Follow the steps to reset HP laptop password.
Now you may have a clear idea about how to reset Windows 8/8.1 password on HP laptop: Windows administrator account, Windows password reset disk and Windows Password Reset. The first two only apply to some situations but Windows Password Reset works under any situations and for all HP models.