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Bios Power-on Pass Word On Compaq / Hp Nc8230

Q: Bios Power-on Pass Word On Compaq / Hp Nc8230

I just acquirred a Compaq/Hp laptop model nc8230, This was bought on Ebay in the USA and posted to me in the UK. This was bought with other laptops and all was fine except this one has a bios password. I think it is one of the newer type bios security because unplugging the bios battery for hours on end doesn't get rid of the power-on bios password.

As soon as you switch it on, you get a blue box with the legend
"Embedded Password Security" with the picture of a key. You get 3 tries to get it right before you have to power down, the power-on again to have another go. There has to be a backdoor password here, but I can't guess it. I am desperated to get this machine running .

Can anybody out there help?

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A: Bios Power-on Pass Word On Compaq / Hp Nc8230


Hello; Sorry to bother you but i read your post in regards to the laptop you had/have with the locked bios, i was wondering if you had found the backdoor pswd for it... i am stuck with the same problem you have/had and need some help.

If you would be so kind as to tell me where you found the pswd or even provided me with it, that would be awesome. Bought the laptop on ebay from a liquidator and they have no clue as to what the pswd is.


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A:Compaq mini 110 bios lockout no code is given for reset pass...

Connect a USB keyboard to the mini notebook.  You can use it just as you can use the notebook's own keyboard. Press the power button and then when asked for the password, enter e9lof37pb3 and then press the enter key. e9lof37pb3 is the only system enable code for an HP mini.

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Hello all hardware wizards, sorry to take your precious time .

I just purchased HP NC8230 laptop from eBay. It's really great laptop. The laptop not require boot password and so it reaches to windows XP, but unfortunately I discovered that its bios is admin protected, therefore I can't access bios and make any modification. I know that these business laptops have extra bios protection and therefore it's not so easy task to reset their password.

Can someone, that have experience with this kind of laptops, help me? It would be very appreciated.

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read the faqs AND post in the laptop forum. Your answer is already there.

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Before the problem started was anything added to or installed on the system?

Try booting to Last Known Good or Safe Mode.

Restart the computer during the boot process repeatedly tap "F8" you should get

the Advanced Options.

Let us know if able to get the system to boot with either option.

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Ddude58 said:

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Please see the TSG Rules.

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed., we no longer provide any help with lost passwords or getting around password protection. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.Click to expand...

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Click on Start>Settings>ControlPanel>UsersAccounts. Then click on Change An Account. Select your profile and select Remove Password.

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How about a user with same administrator rights?

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