Resetting password in Lenovo® IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU
Why do you need to reset the password in your Lenovo® IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU desktop?
The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU desktop has a number of passwords. These passwords are used to keep the user safe from external users. The unauthorized users will not be able to hijack your system unless they have an idea of your password. You might need to reset the system password due to certain reasons. One of the possible reasons among these is that, other users have hacked your password and you wish to set another password. You might have forgotten your password and you wish to roll back to your old password. A system crash as well as virus infections are another reason for password reset.
There are some steps to reset the password in your Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU desktop. The steps are:
- Restore desktop to its factory settings
- Install and use password recovery software
- Create a password reset disc
Restore desktop to its factory settings
By default, the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU desktop comes with a password. The default password in the desktop might have changed. If you restore the desktop to its initial state, you can get your initial password back. To perform this, you need to format your system and reinstall all the data and the Operating System. After performing the reinstalling process, you can change the default password to a new password. It is possible that at the formatting time, you might lose your data. So, it is important to keep a backup of data before you perform the restoring process.
Install and use password recovery software
There is a number of password recovery software available for resetting the password in your Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU desktop. For this, you need to install the software in your system and run it when you forget the password. The software works on the basic idea that you might have created a password which relates to your name or relations. So, the software continuously asks a number of questions like your name and address to make you remember your password. This process continues until the password is reset.
The easiest method to reset the password in your Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 - 30161BU desktop is to use a password reset disc. For this, you need to create a reset disc with a system password. Then, you will be able to save the reset disk in a USB drive or floppy disc. To create a reset disc for your desktop, you need to open “User Accounts” in “Start” menu. Then you need to select the “Create Password reset disc” command in the “Start” menu with the external media connected in the system. As you enter the current password in that particular column, the reset disc will be created. To reset the password in your system, you need to select the “Reset Password” option while you are logging in.