Forgetting your laptop password can be a pain and many of us have gone through it. If you've set a power-on password, you'll have to contact HP or reinstall your operating system. However, if it's simply the log-on password you need, here is an easy way to get into your computer.
Getting Into Your Laptop
Power down your laptop by holding the power button for about five seconds.
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Turn your laptop on.
Begin pressing the F8 button on the top row of your keyboard after the HP screen loads but before windows opens.
Select "Safe Mode" from the advanced options menu.
Select the administrator account.
Reseting Your Password
Go to the Control Panel from the Start Menu.
Select "User Accounts."
Select the account whose password you wish to reset.
Choose the option "Change Password" and follow the instructions.