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I purchased a used HP Pavilion 17 notebook and when wen

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I purchased a used HP Pavilion 17 notebook and when wen moved this fall, I losk my password. How can I recover?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: When starting, I get to the password ***** an can get no further. Ciuld I somehow get a temporary password, then set a new one?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  IT Miro replied 1 year ago.

Hello! My name is*****

I am a certified computer professional who can assist you with the problem you described.

Good news is that the current password ***** be reset. I will happily provide the instructions for you on how to do it, but first, I need to know which Windows version is installed on your HP Pavilion 17 notebook.

It could be:

- Windows XP

- Windows Vista

- Windows 7

- Windows 8 / 8.1

- Windows 10

Let me know,

IT Miro

Expert:  IT Miro replied 1 year ago.

Hello again!

I am following up with you to see if you require further assistance. Let me know by sending me a reply below.

IT Miro

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