Reset Password in HP EliteBook® 8440p
Do you want to reset the password in HP EliteBook 8440p notebook?
HP EliteBook 8440p notebook features a brushed – aluminum platinum finish and is mainly aimed for corporate usage. The HP Long Life Battery, the HP Ultra-Capacity Battery or the HP Extended Life Battery is an added feature of this model. You can save a lot of confidential data and personal documents in your HP EliteBook 8440p notebook. But, without a secure password nothing is safe. Any outsiders can easily access our machine and use any number of password cracking programs. Whereas in an organization, in order to protect the network from intrusion its good idea for the system administrators is to verify if the passwords used are strong ones. Passwords are set by the users to ensure confidentiality and security of the data stored in a computer system. A password might be a set of words or characters that are used for authentication. It is the responsibility of the user to create a password that is difficult to guess. You may have to reset the password if you forget or lose it.
The importance of setting up a password and resetting it has been briefly explained below:
- Importance of password
- How to create a password?
- How to reset a password?
Importance of password
The password set by any user may not be easy for another person to guess. A weak password does not provide enough security to your computer system. A password that can be easily guessed may help the hackers to use your computer and hack your confidential data. These hackers can even access our e-mail accounts or even bank account details and send fake mails.
How to create a password?
A person needs to create a password with seven or more characters. These need not be easy for a stranger to guess quickly. The user can combine upper and lower case letters, numbers, symbols and even punctuation marks to create a variety of passwords. Never use a dictionary word as your password. It is also better to change an existing password every 90 days to ensure security. You must ensure not to write their password anywhere. You could create a password reset disk for resetting passwords.
Various Windows password recovery tools are used to recover lost passwords during login to Windows operating system in your HP EliteBook 8440p notebook. The password recovery tools also known as password cracking tools include Stellar Phoenix Password Recovery, Password Kit and EBCD – Emergency Boot CD, etc. An easier way to access the account if you forget your password is to create a password reset disk. A password reset disk is a special disk used in HP EliteBook 8440p notebook during the logon process. This disk will allow you to reset your Windows password.