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Q: BIOS Password Reset

I need help resetting my pw in order to update my BIOS, I think its the reason why I keep getting BSOD.

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How I ResetHP 15 ac156tx bios password Reset













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A:How I Reset ac156tx bios password reset

Hi, At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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Trying to reset the password on and old C400, it is asking for primary or administrator password. I have no idea what to put in there, and can't see if  the computer will function at all!  Any help would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks! 

A:Need the reset for password on Latitude C400, bios revision A06, original password.?

You'll need to call Dell with verification of ownership -- it may not be worth it though, since the call will cost about $60, which is probably about six times more than the entire system is worth.
The other option is to replace the mainboard - which is probably well under $60.

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Hello, There is a password for the BIOS settings and I am wondering if anyone knows how I would reset this or of a default one. A guy I know mentioned he saw on here someone said to move a jumper over but he didn't find one that said clear or password This link: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/How-can-I-reset-the-Setup-BIOS-p... Here are the pictures he took: http://imgur.com/a/wZU7b 

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Hello, guys...
Is there such program which decodes or reset the bios password of a Laptop
My laptop in an old Acer Aspire 4715z

I've tried removing the CMOS
But found no jumper. I was suprised that after resetting the CMOS only the Date and Time reset.

I'll be waiting for your replies..
Thanks.

A:BIOS Decoder or BIOS password reset tool

I am sorry, but we cannot help youPer forum rulesNo subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.

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How can i reset my bios password hp probook 430 G3. please help me

A:Bios reset password

Hello @jhaypi19 Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. Most business class notebooks (including yours Probook and Elitebook) have better security and BIOS password cannot be reset via the forum means. You will have to contact HP Business Support for assistance on removing the password. Here is how >> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/business-support.html HP Business support should be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file and instructions which you can use  to reset the password.  Hope this helps. Let me know if you face any issues.

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Hi my laptop is asking for admin password on startup.  My code is 59395826











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@Gerard_Scullion? Enter    46093208 Regards, DP-K

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I have a Dell Inspiron E1505, the hard drive crashed on it and I bought a new one and was going to install a new operating system on it. When I inserted the Windows 7 disk I find out it won't boot from the cd drive. I go into bios to change the setting and there's a system admin password that I didn't know about or don't remember that's keeping me from changing any bios settings. I've researched and tried everything, is there anything I can do to bypass this password so I can boot from the cd drive?
 

A:Bios Password Reset

Nope. May want to re-read the rules page at https://forums.techguy.org/help/rules/
Bypassing Passwords (read more)
Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.
As a result, I'm going to have to close this up. Thanks for understanding.

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Hi, I have an HP Elitebook 8560p that i cannot access BIOS setup asking for admin password, forgot the password, can you kindly assist me. How can i reset the password. Thank you.

A:How To Reset BIOS Password

Dear Customer, Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you. This is to inform you that all HP Business Notebooks such as Probooks  or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models infact they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial Number and thecode is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. Please have a look at this link. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility Replace the BIOS chiphttp://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-Elitebook-8470p-8470w-8570p-8570w-8770w-Programmed-Bios-Chip-No-Password-... Please Contact HP Business Notebook support they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hello, Could I please have the reset code? 52086805 Could you also please tell me what the default code is?  I have never set a bios password on this computer and have only noticed this now as I need to reinstall the wifi module which requires defaulting the bios.  Thanks in advance thatrat1

A:BIOS PASSWORD RESET PLEASE

@thatrat1? Enter   43984221

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Hello there, kindly advice on how to reset a bios password. my Laptop is HP ELITEBOOK 6930P.  Thank you

A:Bios password reset

@Samuel11 Contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.  http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. Or download these files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zu4kdgxm052l87d/AAAMi-kfX4AVH8oTCbsOM4X9a?dl=0 Insert clean USB flash drive. Then run USB Image tool. Choose the flash drive then click on RESTORE. After restore remove flash drive. Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot. ?If an HDD is installed remove before booting.? At C:\OUTPUT   type CD..   ?Then hit enter? Type HPBR   ?Then hit enter? First thing is to save your settings. Select #3 re-program. Press ?S? to save system information. Type HPBR and hit enter. Select   ?FIRST RUN? Then select model. After reboot repeat same as above but this time SELECT ?SECOND RUN? If you cannot boot from USB flash drive use the Image tool to build a HDD. Then use the drive to boot the program on the locked laptop. REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise to your system by using these services. Please be aware that you do this at your own risk.

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HiI have a HP Pavilion 13-a013cl laptop that I am locked out of because of the BIOS password. The error code is 84082688. Thanks in advance for the help! Chad

A:BIOS password reset

@digitaldoc Enter   31980208

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I have expired warranty for service. But I need to reset the password in bios. How can i do this?

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I forgot my bios password. I think i cannot update bios anymore because in the windows tool shows me that when rebbots it will ask me my password. how can reset bios password.thanks in advance

A:how reset bios password

Hello @Panosfg Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting.  You have posted in the Business section for business class devices. If your PC is Elitebook or Probook (business class device) you should note that most business class notebooks (including yours Elitebook and Probook) have better security. You will have to contact HP  Business Support for assistance on removing the password.  If your HP computer is a consumer home class device, the password could usually be removed with forum assistance Here is how to reach HP>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/business-support.html HP Business support should be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file and instructions which you can use  to reset the password. Assistance for such problems is usually free of charge for business class devices.  BIOS update >> personally, I do not recommend you do it unless you experience some issues with your existing BIOS and you are sure that the new BIOS will fix it. General recommendation I provide to users/customers is NOT to upgrade BIOS/UEFI unless they experience any kind of specific BIOS/UEFI issue. Updating just for updaing and just for using the latest verson is not solution. Any kind of update (no matter for what and who relesed it) can fix 2 issues but may introduce 10 more issues. Additionally, upgrading the BIOS (for any vendo... Read more

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Hello,
 
How can i retrieve or reset my BIOS password. 
 
MOdel - EliteBook 8460p
Serial # [Personal Information Removed]
 
thanks much. 

A:BIOS Password reset

@Jassboy4u? Contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.  http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. Or download these files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zu4kdgxm052l87d/AAAMi-kfX4AVH8oTCbsOM4X9a?dl=0 Insert clean USB flash drive. Then run USB Image tool. Choose the flash drive then click on RESTORE. After restore remove flash drive. Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot. ?If HDD is installed remove before booting.? At C:\OUTPUT   type CD..  ?Then hit enter? Type HPBR   ?Then hit enter? First thing is to save your settings. Select #3 re-program. Press ?S? to save system information. Type HPBR and hit enter. Select   ?FIRST RUN? Then select model. After reboot repeat same as above but this time SELECT ?SECOND RUN? Some instructions here. ?If you cannot boot from USB there are instructions to make a bootable HDD.? http://mazzifsoftware.blogspot.com/2014/01/hp-bios??-unlock-for-dos.html More here. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-??Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise ... Read more

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Comes up with system disabled 07926 the s/n is CNF7510ZJV. ANYTHING I CAN DO?

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Need bios password checksum is 2B65BB6A

A:Need bios password reset

Hi, Your notebook is producing a hexadecimal halt code which is stored in ram as a 'one off' and will be re-calculated after a reboot.  This indicates you have one of the later AMI bios's and unfortunately none of the current code generators will work for this - surprisingly, you can still remove a power on password from the machine by removing the rtc cell ( leave the power board connected ) then hold down the power button for 60 seconds before re-inserting the rtc. The bad news is that the rtc is on the 'wrong' side of the system board so will require quite a lot of disassembly. The only other option would be to Contact HP regarding this. Regards, DP-K

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Hi: hp 650 pass in bios error 63593559 please

A:bios password reset

Hi, Enter  72491599 Regards, DP-K

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My model is 15-an050nr. I forgot my password. So I need to reset BIOS password. Let me know the solution.

A:I need to reset BIOS password.

Hi, At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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CNU941B2YL i need the reset for this laptop I can't remember password













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A:reset password for bios

Hi, In that case, check the following. 1.  The halt code ( generated after 3 incorrect entries ) that you've posted is definetely correct. 2.  You entering the code on a QWERTY keyboard. 3.  Shut down the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold  down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Plug in the AC Adapter ( leave the battery out for the moment ), start the notebook and try entering the code again. 4.  Try entering the code via an external usb QWERTY keyboard. Regards, DP-K

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I put a password on my bios page and can't remeber what it was. (was kinda drunk at the time) I have W3506 2.5Gig celron radeon200expres motherboard. Does anyone know how I can reset the password so I can reset to factory default? EMACHINES wants $100 to answer this question, WTF?, Oh forgot OS is XP sp3.
 

A:Reset BIOS password

OS doesn't matter, since BIOS is actually running underneath it. I can't help you past that, though.
 

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Please!!! Need help ASAP! OK, so quick backstory. About a year ago my Dell Inspiron 15 was stolen from someone I knew that is now is jail. I got it back a couple of months after it was stolen. I went to boot it up and sign in but all that popped up was a black screen with a blue rectangle in the middle saying "Enter Current Password". I didn't know the password as I never set one. I contacted relatives  of his that I knew and they gave me the 3 passwords he usually uses.  None of them worked. Idk if he tried to wipe the hard-drive or what.  I assume he was planning on selling it. After that I kinda put it aside for awhile because I didn't  really need a laptop at the time. But 10 months later and now I REALLY need it because I'm starting school soon. I don't care if I lose everything on it, just need it to work again.  Based on my research I think my BIOS needs to be reset.  Can a Dell expert please help me? It would REALLY be appreciated.

A:BIOS Password Reset

You need to place a voice call to Dell support -- be prepared to verify your ownership of the system (that will be required before the master password is provided to you).

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I have an old Octek Rhino 12 SMC669 based computer that I am trying to install Windows ME upon my clients request.
Unfortunatley this is proving very hard at the moment, and I appreciate your help on this in advance.

When I turn on this machine it says invalid system disk (as there is currently nothing on the HDD). OK.. insert a boot disk.
When I insert a boot disk I get a Disk I/O Error.. Please replace disk and press any key.
This boot disk works fine on any of my other machines.
I tried to go into the BIOS to check the settings but it is password protected. My client has cant remember what the password is. I have tried a number of default passwords with no luck.

Can anyone point me in the right direction as to resetting the password on this motherboard (I cant find the jumper settings anywhere) or have any idea what might be causing the other errors. Thanks.
 

A:BIOS password reset may help??

taking the battery out for 10-15 min will normally reset the bios,make shore it not connected to power as well
 

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hi, i have one machine from user and he lost the Administrator Bios password kindly help me to reset the Bios password HP Elite Book 8450W thnx 











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A:How to Reset the BIOS password

Hi, Unfortunately,  business machines such as Probooks or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models - they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial No. and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. If you Contact HP Business support they may be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Regards, DP-K

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Is there a way I can reset bios password of my Probook 755 G3?

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Same problem Code is 58071743 Please help?











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Hi, Enter  47959385 Regards, DP-K

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hi, How can I reset my bios passsword, Because I hae forgotten the password? S/N: CNU133223K Thanks.

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I accidentally typed in a wrong password for one of the many HP laptops bios admin passwords I was setting up. How do I reset the bios admin password?s/n 8CG446OL59

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Forgot Power-On Password System Key:99942052 Please help.

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Can someone please help me with a bios password unlock?I get error code "System Disabled 84410632" Thank you!

A:BIOS Password reset

@aries_aarn? Please enter            31578214 Regards

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I need to reset the bios password on an HP Mini 5103, serial number CNU046407G    Thank you.

A:RESET BIOS PASSWORD

@banerr? Look here. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-5101-5102-5103-BIOS-password-... REO

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I forgot my BIOS Password. After trying 3 times, i got this number: 55221690My laptop is a HP G3 255 running Windows 10.











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A:HPP 255 G3 BIOS Password Reset

Hi, Enter  40189216 Regards, DP-K

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Unfortunately I keep receiving a disabled code of [58982665] while trying to enter a passcode that I can't remember and the computer is set to a require the bios passcode at the log on... I would really appreciate if anyone can help me with an admin passcode or bios reset passcode at your earliest convenience... thanks











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A:Need to reset Bios password

@Gntd123? Enter   47680261 Regards, DP-K

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I bought this laptop 2nd hand but it has bios password which the seller also doesn't know, Is there way to reset the bios password? I tried pressing enter 3 times when it prompt for password but it only shows that the system was locked and press power to restart and does not give any code, How can I solve this problem?

A:Bios Password Reset

Hi, Unfortunately,  business machines such as Probooks or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models - they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial No. and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. If you Contact HP Business support they may be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Regards, DP-K

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If I enter an incorrect password, "62824413" code comes up. What is the bypass BIOS password knowing this Mark Davis













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A:Reset BIOS Password

Hi MarkTry: 73782435RegardsVisruth

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Hello. I need to access the bios of my dv7-3085dx laptop. I cannot remember the password and the code displayed after 3 failed attempts is:  59605257 Can any one help me with this? Thank you.











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@HoustonHT? Enter    46763899 Regards, DP-K

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We can't remember the BIOS password we set for our laptop since we haven't used it in a while. I'm just looking for some help resetting or removing itThe code we get when failing 3 times is77485897










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A:Want to reset BIOS password

 When prompted for password try 68583219 This should clear any passwords.If not enter BIOS and reset/change it. Use the code as old password and leave new password blank. Save & Exit

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NEED THE BIOS PASSWORD RESET THE SYSTEM DISABLE ID IS 67272404 MODEL NO IS 15-AC173TU

A:bios password reset

Hi, Enter  78150420 Regards, DP-K

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Hi I have a "System Disabled" code on my g6 that is [90454491 ] any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You Thank You

A:Reset Bios Password

Try entering the following unlock code: 25532417

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Hello

Could You help me reset Bios password on my HP ProBook 450 G1.
Serial: [personal information removed]
Product: H6R47EA#ACB

Thank you.

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How to reset bios passwords on this model? Im' not getting a "code" after trying 3 times, just F7 and then cannot get the 3 words correct. 

A:bios password reset

Dear Customer, Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you. This is to inform you that all HP Business Notebooks such as Probooks  or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models infact they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial Number and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. Please have a look at this link. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility Please Contact HP Business Notebook support they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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hello,

I'm having a problem entering my bios because the last person that had it put a password on it and i just wanted to know if there's a solution...

A:bios password reset

Sorry but because we have noway to ascertain the proper ownership and the fact that this is an open forum Password help is prohibited by the forum rules.
Your best bet is to visit a local PC shop.

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Hello, i need help to reset bios password on Acer Aspire V3-731. I want say that i already remove it cmos battery for few minutes and this not help. 

A:Bios password reset V3-731

Hello, i need help to reset bios password on Acer Aspire V3-731. I want say that i already remove it cmos battery for few minutes and this not help. 

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Hello,Does anyone know how to reset the BIOS password on the ELITBOOK 8760w, i have lose my password & when i would like to enable the virtualisation mode i can't enter to bios administration Note; i have a new version of BIOS Thanks for your time

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i have forgot my Hp Pavilion 17 notebook pc  Bios Pwd  Is any one can help me out to reset  Disable code Is 77103104

A:bios password reset

@ACP1970? Please enter:           68861120 Regards.

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Hello, i need help to reset bios password on Acer Aspire V3-731. I want say that i already remove it cmos battery for few minutes and this not help. 

A:Bios password reset V3-731

Hello, i need help to reset bios password on Acer Aspire V3-731. I want say that i already remove it cmos battery for few minutes and this not help. 

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