Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Reset BIOS password

Q: Reset BIOS password

Hi, I set a BIOS password for my sister laptop a couple of years ago when I bought it and now I need to change some options and I don't remember it. The code shown after three unsuccessful attemps to log-in is: 67698689. Thanks!

RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Reset BIOS password

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: Reset BIOS password

@martinc7 Enter 78790209

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 66

How I ResetHP 15 ac156tx bios password Reset













Solved!

View Solution.

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

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 65.6

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.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 64.8

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 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 64.4

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.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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











Solved!
View Solution.

A:Bios password reset

@Gerard_Scullion? Enter    46093208 Regards, DP-K

Read other 8 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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 











Solved!
View Solution.

A:Need to reset a BIOS password.

Hi, Enter    45784566 Regards, DP-K

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

I have a Dell xps m140 that I have forgotten the bios password to, I tried removing CMOS and now I get a black screen that says invalid configuration use setup but nothing is working. #181XT91-595B this is the code I'm getting on login screen. Your help will be appreciated, thank you.

A:Bios Password Reset

GLAMMA0216,
You will need to contact Dell Support by phone for resetting the bios password. They will verify ownership and then provide information for resetting the bios password or clearing it.
Dell Support Services

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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. 

Read other 9 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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











Solved!
View Solution.

A:Need to reset Bios password

@Gntd123? Enter   47680261 Regards, DP-K

Read other 5 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

How do i reset my bios password

A:reset bios password

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 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

 forgot administrator password System key 61082716











Solved!
View Solution.

A:bios password reset

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. To unlock your BIOS, please type this code in response >> 74980338 This will unlock the BIOS, you will be able to enter it and boot system without BIOS protection. Let me know if this works for you.

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Trying to fix an Aspire E1-531.
 
BIOS previously had password set - which I KNEW.
 
Tried disabling BIOS password by entering current password then pressing [Enter] as 'new password' and 'confirm password'
 
BIOS is still password protected - and it now won't accept EITHER password.
 
Help!
 
[edited to comply with guidelines]
 
 











Solved!
Go to Solution.

A:Cannot reset BIOS password??

so... I finally managed to reset the CMOS and thus disabled the BIOS password. HOWEVER Now I have no options to set a new password...













View solution in original post

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Necesito resetear el bios de mi pc  PC Notebook HP 15-r210dx (ENERGY STAR) al escribir tres veces me mando un mensaje de 59277312 que puedo hacer para desbloquearlo

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

I forgot my BIOS Password  code:90447425 Thanks LousyBowler

A:Need to reset BIOS Password

@LousyBowler Enter   25525401

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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.

Forum Rules

Thread closed.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Greetings all, I hope someone can help.  I bought a used laptop and the bios is locked with a power on password.  The system code is [ i 67919394] for a HP Stream 14-ax022nr. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks, Mike.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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











Solved!
View Solution.

A:HPP 255 G3 BIOS Password Reset

Hi, Enter  40189216 Regards, DP-K

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

bios a ?ifre koyduktan sonra unuttum ve intel vt ayar?n? etkinle?tirmem gerek bios pilini ç?karmadan backdoor ?ifre varm?
nas?l çözebilirim
 
mod edit:
 
Google translate from Turkish:
After I set the password to bios, I forget it and I need to activate the intel vt setting. Do I have a backdoor password without removing the bios battery?

how can i solve
 

A:Reset BIOS password

There is no backdoor password.  Removing CMOS battery does not help and will make it worse.  The only choices are to remember the password or to replace the motherboard.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Hi recently brought an hp elitebook revolve g3, and want to install windows 7 but has a admin bios password on everything. can anyone help please!!

A:Bios password or reset

Hi @werkstation  Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. Elitebook is a commerical/business class PC. Most business class notebooks (including yours Elitebook and Probook) have better/stronger security and they do not produce easy to crack hashes. BIOS password cannot be removed here in the forum - 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 Contact HP and ask for SMC.bin file. HP Business support should be able to send you a customised file and instructions which you can use  to reset the password. Note that assistance for such issues is usually free of charge for HP business class computers.  Hope this helps. Please, mark the post as a solution if it helped. Let me know if you face any difficulties. 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

hello everyone.i have a Toshiba Satellite A215 S5822 .i forgot my bios password i cannot open my laptop.i tried to desolder cmos battery discharge 24 hours no not working still "enter password.i tried to jumper b500 but not working.please can you help me? i really need my laptop back it was my birthday gift from my birthday.thank you for reading.please message me.thank you for reading
 

A:help how to reset bios password

Already being helped here? http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1064262-toshiba-satellite-a215-s5822.html
 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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













Solved!

View Solution.

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

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

how do i reset the rom bios password for hp pavilion s5623w?? ive watched several videos and have removed the battery but i cant find the jumper switch they talk about in the video....???  

A:how do i reset the rom bios password?

 Hi, http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01701270 Clearing the BIOS passwordThe BIOS password is used to protect BIOS settings from unwanted changes. If you have forgotten your password you may disable password checking.To erase the BIOS password follow these steps:Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.Locate the jumper labeled Clear P.W. The jumper is found at the lower right edge of the motherboard.Move the jumper on jumper Clear P.W. to pins 1-2.Plug the power cord and turn ON the computer.Hold down the F10 key during the startup process and enter BIOS setup to change or clear the password.After changing or clearing the BIOS passwords, remember to reset the jumper to pins 2-3.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

I entered the hard drive password wrong. And now i can't have access to the windows. Also the bios setup is asking for a "SYSTEM PASSWORD",which i never applied. Please help. 

A:How to reset the bios password

Good day and welcome to the community.Sorry you're having trouble.
The only way to remove a BIOS password is to know it and use it where prompted. There is no "reset". If you don't know the supervisor/admin password, or can't get it from someone who might've set it, the only option is to replace the system board. Also, if you don't know the correct hard drive password, then the drive is unusable. There are no backdoors.Regards.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Hi guys, I don´t know if this thread is in right place, if it is not mods can move it.I need to know how to reset password for bios for HP ProBook 4320s.

A:How to reset bios password

@Spaha? I could not find one in the warehouse so I could not test this. 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. Since your model is not listed select ?SHOTGUN.? After reboot repeat ?SHOTGUN? a second time. Let me know the result so I can update my list. 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 help here.http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility?s=ad... REO I must inform you that these services a... Read more

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

pls help, need bios password for hp compaq A900code : 62923779Thanks

A:bios password reset

Hi: Restart the PC and enter this unlock passcode... 73681379

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

I created an a BIOS account on my HP ProBook 450 G2 and after restarting I have been unable to login using the same password I created it with. When powered on it will ask "Enter Password" and I will enter the password, then it will ask "Enter Password Again" and I'll do so, then again it asks "Enter Password Again" and I enter. After this it takes me to a page that says "On-Screen Keyboard" and I enter my password using the onscreen keyboard. Then it displays the Authentication Failed page saying System Locked. Press the power button to restart the system. How can I solve this problem? Your help will be highly appreciated.

A:Reset BIOS password

Is there a lockout code? Normally that is shown on HP notebooks after three incorrect entries of a BIOS admin password. It should be numeric.

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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











Solved!
View Solution.

A:BIOS password reset. Pls help

Hi: Enter this unlock passcode... 76042001

Read other 4 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

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

Read other 2 answers