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BIOS PASSWORD RESET

Q: BIOS PASSWORD RESET

Hi My HP Elitebook 840 G1 bios password forgot want to reset please help

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A: BIOS PASSWORD RESET

@san1984? 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. REO

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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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i need help removing the bios password bc i need to make sure my ssd is on a certain mode

A:Bios Password Reset

Hello @Laytonl98  Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. Most business class notebooks (including yours Probook and Elitebook) have better security. They cannot be reset in the forum.You will have to contact HP Support for business  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 collect some data and then it will be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file and instructions which you can use  to reset the password. Note that it may take a couple of days for the process to be fully completed.  Hope this helps. Let me know if you face any issues. Don't hesitate to post again.

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Hello, would someone help me with BIOS password reset? I already tried removing BIOS battery, CMOS Jumper and also CMOS PWD, but nothing didnt reset password (removing battery only reseted password). And if it would help my version of BIOS is: J01 v02.28If someone know what i should do please answer. Thanks.

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when i go to bios there are two options password and finger-print but through finger-print i cant access the option to reset my bios password and i dont remember the bios password. please tell me something so i can reset my bios password.

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How do i reset my bios password

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Hello @Hemiboy,  We are sorry as there is no master password or generator for EliteBooks or ProBooks. 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 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.                                    When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request.   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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Please i forget the BIOS password fo my HP ProBook 450 G2 please how can i reset it

A:Bios Password reset

@kwammy24 For that model you will need to 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. REO

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I have a Laptop with a startup password that I need to remove. After putting the wrong password in 3 times I get a system disabled code (50626560). Serial#CND5193TZ6. Can anyone help? Thank youWayne 











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Hi, Enter    45784566 Regards, DP-K

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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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HelloI need help resting my bios password I have a HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

A:Bios reset 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 should 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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I forgot my bios passwordof my XPS 15Z laptop..pleasse help

A:How to Reset BIOS Password in My XPS 15Z

SBNAIR,
In order to reset a bios password on laptops you will need to call Dell Support. They will verify ownership of the computer and then provide information for resetting the password. The number to call is listed below.
Customer service: 1 (800) 624-9897


Technical support: 1 (800) 999-3355

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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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I will need to do a system restore after its passwords have been forgottenSo, I will need a new password for the Sys disabled Halt error: (69364085).Any help is appreciated.JA











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A:BIOS password reset. Pls help

Hi: Enter this unlock passcode... 76042001

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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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A:Bios password reset?

@HoustonHT? Enter    46763899 Regards, DP-K

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I forgot my BIOS Password  code:90447425 Thanks LousyBowler

A:Need to reset BIOS Password

@LousyBowler Enter   25525401

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 hi there, i want to reset a bios pass here is my serial: CNU12448N2

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I hava an HP pavilion g6 2320dx and i forgot my bios password. My service code is i 62470627I set a bios password and havnt used my notebook for a while . Can someone pleass help md reset it? 

A:Reset bios password

@JayDeeAx Enter   73558209

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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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i just want to install  windows 7, but I do not have any access to enter boot menu of my laptop.  bios need password, I forgot it.what I have done and can not find any solution: open trace of laptop and  tried to remove bios battery, it is almost impossile.tried cmospwd on cmd and did unsuccessfullupdate bios driver , the same scenario.how can you help me?

A:Reset BIOS password g50-30

Hi markus1991, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to this discussion, as indicated in the hardware manual (page24):
"  neither Lenovo nor Lenovo authorized service technicians to provide any services to reset" 
 
BIOS password is security information that only the original user that set it should be able to reset and is saved on the motherboard chip so draining power would not help reset it and would end up replacing the systemboard instead if you would not be able to recall it.
 
A note on our community Guidelines: "No posts shall include instructions or directions intended to subvert security measures, including passwords, locking mechanisms, fingerprint scans, etc, or to subvert safety measures. Nor shall any posts provide descriptions to the location of, nor direct links to content related to these topics."
 
Take your time to recall the password you have initially use as it may be the only way to change BIOS especially if F12 boot manager failed to launch Win 7 installation.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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Have Envy X2 with Win 8.1 . Had a known bios password with 10 digits. Had to enter it at every boot. Upgraded to Win 10. Now bios asks for the password, but only allows 8 digits. Crazy. I need the new pw for the Sys disabled Halt error: (67240450)Hoping yall can work your magic.











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 Hi, Enter: 78128496

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I have a hp pavilion model 15-aw057nr running windows 10. Bios is locked and gives code A [83CA009A] any help would be appreciated.

A:Bios password reset

@Redburn For that HEX code you will need to 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. REO

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I forgot my BIOS password and after failing I get a system disable code of 67882305, any help would greatly appreicated so I could boot to a CD again thanks

A:Reset BIOS Password

Please try this Password :  78780921      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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I am not able to access by BIOS due to a password issue. After several attempts, it gives a "System Disabled" code of 72461678.  Is there a way to reset this? Thanks.













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Please try this Password :  63549278  Steps to be followed:Use the unlock code posted above to enter the BIOSDisable all passwords that are enabledIf asked for current password - type the unlock codeFor new password, just press ENTER keyRepeat the same for verify password column.Then leave the BIOS by saving & exit option to save the changes.  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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Is there a way I can reset bios password of my Probook 755 G3?

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hi i am trying to boot my mhp 655 form dvd rom and when i try to confiqure the booting sequence it shows that there is a password that blocks me from changing booting priorities, and it shows system disabled (93690506) when i try my codes like three times. how do i reset this bios password? thank you in advance.

A:hp 655 bios password reset

HiTry>> 22798528Regards,

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

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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 have a hp pavilion dm1, which i had set bios administrator password and power on to.And, ... , forgot the bios administrator password. when try to enter one tree times itpresent the error 73319024 product VR607EA#AB8 thanks...

A:reset bios password

Hi,        Use the below code to reset 62071000

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I need help to reset my password on my BIOS... I get an error code: Key: 91522664 Any help would be great... Thanks in advance

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Hi I have HP Pavilion g6 with a locked BIOS and no known password.It was used by an another member of staff who no longer works for the company so there password is unkown. I get the code 51209760 after 3 failed login attempts. Is there a master code I can use to unlock the machine?Thanks in advance.-Brian











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Hi: Enter this unlock code... 44161366

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Please, i need to enable firmware Virtualization for hyper-V.  I need  the BIOS Administrator's password to  be able to enable the virtualization. Your help and advice will be welcome.

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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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I bought a used HP Elitebook 2570p from an Ebay seller, but this has the BIOS administrator password set. Is there any way to remove the password, or reset the BIOS? I've tried a couple of tools I found on the internet, which didn't work (didn't brick anything either) and the vendor says they don't have the password. They'll take it back, but I'd like to get it to work if I can. I have the SKU, serial an UUID. Thanks

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A:bios password reset hp 110

Hi, Enter   e9lo7xu0av    ( 3rd character is a lower case L and the 8th is Zero ) Regards, DP-K

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Hi, Is anybody knows how to reset the bios on HP Elitebook 8440p ? This is what I tried by now:Bios Password Backdoor (after 4 wrong password the sistem is just restarting)CMOS BatteryJumper Settings (I couldn't found it) Any more ideeas? Regards,Catalina

A:Reset 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 should 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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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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hola amigo como recupero la clave del bios me podria ayudar  gracias
BIOS para restablecer una contraseña de la HP EliteBook 2540p: seriaal; Gracias

A:BIOS Password Reset

@Nick50

Thank you for visiting our English HP Support Forum. We are only able to reply to posts written in English. To ensure a quick response it would be advisable to post your question in English. The following links are here to assist you if you prefer to post in the following Language Forum.
 

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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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I have an HP G72 Notebook that I had bought from an aquaintance, and the admin password is needed to adjust settings in the bios (I want to denable fn key feature so that I can just hit my F keys and have them, well, be F keys.) Anywho, I don't have the admin password that's needed, and I was wondering if someone would be oh, so kind as to inform as to how to reset it with removing the CMOS battery as a last resort. Original Os : Windows 8.1New one : Windows 10 The error code reading out when type in the wrong password three times is 91291322. Any help would be my appreciated!











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@blixit? Enter    24199904 Regards, DP-K

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I'm working on a hp mini 110 and don't know the bios password. The password check faild code is  CNU937D77Q  I would greatly apreciate any help I can get.











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Hello all,

I need some help, I'm trying to remove a bios password off of a friends laptop. I have removed bios passwords before on desktops by resetting the jumper. What i would like to know is if anyone knows how to reset a bios password without tearing into the laptop and resetting the jumper. Are there any freeware tools available to flash the bios and reset it? What are my options? I would like to keep tearing the laptop apart as my last resort. Thanks in advance for the help!

Laptop Specs known:

Toshiba Satellite L505D
Windows Vista 32bit
AMD TurionX2
BIOS Specs:

Insyde H20 (no version type is shown on start up splash screen, sorry)
If you need to know more please ask.

Thanks again,

Randy.

A:Bios Password reset

you need to take the laptop apart somewhatOther than that we cannot help you It is a violation of BC's forum rules:No 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.I'm sorryTopic closed

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Hello, I broke my screen several years ago and just got it repaired. Its asking me for an administartor password and I dont remember having one on it. After 3 failed attemps I get code 63080084. Any help that can be given is greatly appreciated.











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A:Bios password reset CQ-56

@markdwangler? Enter   72988000

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