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Q: bios locked

when i hit f2 on start up,it says its locked and asks for a password.its a used machine and i don't know the password.can i use my bios?

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A: bios locked

Hello d.ellett,

Unfortunately, under The TSF Rules, we cannot assist with passwords.

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Hello , I have a Dell Inspiron 530 running Windows Vista Home. I am trying to access the system BIOS and it has a red password log in screen. I tried to guess and enter several log in passwords including  the word DELL and none of them worked. I didn't want to enter too many wrong passwords because I didn't know if the system would lock me out. Can anyone help me by pass the BIOS log in password or some how disable it ? Thank You in advance.

A:Dell Inspiron 530 BIOS is locked with password requesting help to unlock BIOS

Hi WILSPEAK,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Request you to contact Dell team for the BIOS password either via DellTechCenter in Facebook or @DellCaresPRO on Twitter and they will be able to provide you a BIOS password once the ownership of the system is confirmed.
Do reach back for any query.
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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Hello, I recently purchased a HP ProBook 6360b Laptop, and to my misfortune, have realized there is a password on the BIOS, which the previous owner knew nothing about, nor did I.  I need help restoring the BIOS functionality by removing the password that is locking it up. Thanks,Peter J.

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I have a hp probook 4330s ,Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit , i3 2310m , 4gb ddr3 ram , 250gb sata 2 hdd and intel hd 3000 with 64mb dedicated video memory. So i wanted to increase that memory to 256 or 512mb and i went to BIOS and in BIOS  i couldnt find the advanced tab , so if i may ask how do i increase my video memory or enter the advanced bios tab where i can do it .Advanced bios tab is not priority my priority is to increase my Intel HD 3000 vram to 256 or 510mb if possible, but i thing it is by loocking to some YouTube videos bun non of them could help me so please let me know if anyone knows how to increase my vram , thanks. Sory for bad english i am from Serbia Have a nice day !

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Hey folks,I got my T61 last week and been very happy so far. I installed Windows yesterday and did all the updates and driver installation with the automated Matrix program (not sure what it's called). One of the updates was a BIOS update.I tried to access my BIOS afterwards and it asked me for a password (it has never done that before the update). I never set one, so I just tried to hit enter and to double check also my usual computer password (I set that for Windows but not for BIOS, I just wanted to double check). Now I can't access my computer nor my BIOS anymore.Any idea what I can do? I am sure I never entered a password and so I am pretty frustrated. Thank you. Robert  













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A:Locked out of computer and BIOS after BIOS update

You need to provide more information before one could suggest anything concrete. However, here are some generic suggestions. Is the machine totally dead?Take it to service.It starts up and then acts up asking for password.If you have set up password recovery in ThinkVantage Security Solution, you could recover the password.You may have to use ThinkVantage Blue button at the start up.Have you made Windows Password Recovery disk?This would help you recover windows passwordAs last resort try to set to factory setting and re-install to original setup.But before that go to service, particularly if the machine is under warranty.





Sushil_________________________________________________________________ThinkPad T61, (7658CTO), T7500, Integrated Graphics, 320 GB HDD, 3 GB RAM, 1 GB Intel Turbo Memory, Vista (32 bit) Business

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Dear sir,Give me solution to unlock our hp bios locked laptop or how reset to default.

A:Bios locked

Hi,Press ENTER key when asked for unlock password.You'll get system halt code/disabled code.Post this code hereRegardsVisruth

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Hello, I have an hp probook 4430s with a locked BIOS. I would like to unlike the BIOS but I do not know the BIOS password and I would like to know how to erase the password. Thank you. (:













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A:Locked BIOS

@Flashtro 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 the System Disabled password:54984704











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A:Locked out of BIOS

@ParrotHead72? Enter    41682320 Regards, DP-K

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I've had an issue and locked myself out - Not looking for a fix as I know that isn't allowed.

What I would like to know is perhaps what happened, what did I do wrong?

Have a Packard Bell laptop with Phoenix Bios.

I had a boot password setup and went into the BIOS to remove it.

On the security screen I could only access one cell, buttons wouldn't let me navigate further. Think this was change user password, certainly wasn't Super but there was a third which I don't recall.

I entered my usual password then on acceptance added CR twice for the new one. This then showed the User password as clear and the Super as set.

Hoped this had cleared my boot password so saved and booted and now asks me for a password. Is it asking for the Super password ? Or has the CR fooled it into looking for some other code? I suspect the latter as my usual passwords don't work for the Super
 

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Hello. I forgot my BIOS password and i got the system disabled message: [68484384]Thank you.

A:BIOS locked

@MaGnusson75? Enter   77582900

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I have a HP 15-f059wm and my son was using it on a school trip and i got it back and its has a virus and needs reloaded but i cant becuase of bios password. i get "System Disabled" (83827199) serial number is 5CD432BT25. PLEASE HELP

A:son locked my bios PLEASE HELP

@wp41031? Enter    32785119 Regards, DP-K

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My grandson has a HP Pavilion 11 laptop with Windows 10 but has so much agro with 10 that he would like to use Windows7. I have tried dual booting which did not work. I have also tried to do a clean install by reformatting the hard drive after a full backup. The computer will not let this happen. It seems as though the bios is locked to Win 10. Other than getting hold of another bios free of Win 10 I cannot see any way past this problem. Has anyone any idea as to what I can do.
 

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Can someone tell me where is the Jumper location for resseting bios password. I tried everything, programs, cmd, cmos battery, all combination but nothing. I thing that is enabled stringent security. Plese help me. I open the notebook, now it is in part. I would love to try to reset with jumper, if that don't work, I must replace bios chip. Thank you!!

A:Locked BIOS

Hi: If stringent security was set, your only option would be to either replace the motherboard or BIOS chip. There are no jumpers.  Only on HP business desktops are there jumpers. If stringent security is set on an HP business desktop, then removing the jumper can't clear the P/W anyway. You would have to replace the BIOS chip or motherboard in that case as well.

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Hello, I'm a proud owner of a Dell Precision 3510 and I've gotten myself into a bit of a predicament. I bought my Precision from my company a while back, just a quiet transaction with the management, cash, with no proper documentation. Later, I was laid off and no longer work for that company. So, when I entered the BIOS to change the administrator password so I could upgrade to Windows 10, I found it locked. I tried a few tricks and got the admin password without using the BIOS. Now, I need to access it. What kind of proof must I show Dell for them to accept and help me? I understand there's a fee as it's outside of warranty.

A:Locked Bios

Hi,
Request you to contact Dell team for the BIOS password either via DellTechCenter in Facebook or @DellCaresPRO on Twitter and they will be able to provide you a BIOS password once the ownership of the system is confirmed. You need to confirm the name of the customer or company under which the system is registered.
Do reach back for any query.

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I BUY 2 LAPTOPS DELL E6320 ON EBAY WITH SERVICE TAG <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>  AND <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> BOTH HAS PASSWORD BIOS LOCKED HOW CAN I UNLOCKED

A:PLEASE CAN HELP ME I HAVE BIOS LOCKED

MARKETING982000,

Contact the person you purchased them from. If they cannot provide the BIOS Password, return them.
Rick

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Cannot remember bios password after 3 attempts tells me system locked press the button to restart the system but no code.













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A:Bios Locked

@ballistic808 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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Hi, was just trying to fix up an old laptop for sale and i found it had an bios password on there, tried some of my passwords and now i have a message saying "System Disabled" and a number "55264231". Can anybody please help?











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A:Locked out of BIOS

Clark Enter   40142817

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I have already took out cmos battery and put back and i still have bios locked asking dor admin password













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A:I have a hp 15 -f00-4dx with bios locked

Sweeet it worked...thanks a bunches

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I'm having trouble with a laptop I purchased. It's an HP laptop it has a password when it turns on .The model is 15-F023WMDisabled code is 76806120











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A:HP bios locked

Hi, Enter  69764106 Regards, DP-K

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Hi, i got a problem:Bios became read only. aka i can not save settings in it, device names doesnt change in boot menu can not boot from usb.Tried bios update - it failed, also removed battery and power on clicking.

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Acer Aspire 5630 Laptop
Vista 64bit

Hi guys, my acer laptop has vista 64 on it, but I am trying to put the 32 version on in order to put 2 programs on that need to run on vista 32.

The problem is there is a password on the bios(where this came out of i don't know) and I need to boot from CD but I cannot get in to change the order, also this means I cannot use bios clearing password tools as they are off a cd.

I think the laptop holds the bios password in the eeprom and not the bios battery.I have striped down the laptop a far bit but could not find the bios battery.
The problem is I am on holiday at the moment and I don't really want to strip it totally as I am in a hotel, but I really need to get this going.asap

I have tryed some default password for the bios manufacturer, but nothing.
I wiped my laptop before and put on vista 64, but when I redownloaded the acer empowering support wiget(that would let me change the order their) that does not work and I cannot find anything on google about the issue.

Is there any programs that can do this from windows?

A:locked out of bios

I am sorry, but according to forum rules, we are not permitted to assist you with bypassing a password. This thread is closed.

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I need back door code locked out although I disabled the password on boot and changed it to nothing I need code for it asap

A:Bios locked out

@jayshiva1 When asked for the password, just hit enter 3 times. Post any code you receive. REO

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I locked my bios by forgetting the bios password, please help, I get this code, what am I supposed to do?The code: 85380417











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A:Bios locked

Hi, Enter   30088439 Regards, DP-K

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Last Sunday I downloaded a WinRar file which installed a Trojan on my computer. It locked my bios and I haven't been able to get in all week. When it's first turned on it shows the data report, then the "windows" logo comes up, then the screen goes blank....that's it.
I have Windows XP Home Edition Service pack 2. Right now I'm at my work. Please let me know what information you need and I'll go home and find out everything you need to get this computer unlocked. Please help me!!
Bryan
 

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Hi please help.I bought this beatiful device HP elitebook folio 9470m ultrabook as a second hand in Malaysia with windows 10 already installed. Now I have just discovered when I boot into bios that it has an admin locked. I cant access the bios setup. i badly need it for virtualization purpose and I cant contact the seller anymore coz I bought this long ago. Couls somebody here please help me assist whats the password of BIOS?Product: CNU4079NJ7

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Last night tried to fix Friends antique I Series. First swapped out the failed hard drive booted it and got error that battery was bad or dead. I thought it meant the little 3 V batt. Booted again and now it stop's at the IBM Thinkpad screen with F1 for bios AND something I have never seen. In the top left corner is a little computer looking symbol and a pad lock symbol.I tried F1 & F12 every way I know. Tried esc but get a X beside the lock. I tried All 0's but get a X Tried 0123456 and almost every other cluster of numbers to un lock but after a couple try's I get a stop sign with a hand in it and a line threw it.I don't know how the password got turned on or what it may be. I figure it must be a factory preset password. Can anyone help me get this poor old thing up and surfing again.

A:Locked bios

Welcome to the forum!  As far as I know, there's no factory pre-set password, and forum rules prohibit password-bypass discussions. Locking thread. Message Edited by nonny on 09-28-2008 01:33 PM

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my laptop telling me that:a system BIOS recovery has occured bios recovery (500) how can solve it?

A:Locked out of BIOS

Many. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01443505 No W8 BIOS only W7. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=3687795&swItemId=ob_102342_1&swEnvOid=405... REO

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my bios is disabledcode is 85786624

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@umitdayi46? Enter    30684200 Regards, DP-K

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I recently purchased a laptop and have not set up any passwords to log into the BIOS. While trying to gain access to the BIOS I was confronted with a prompt to enter a password. The code recieved once the system was locked was 55371424- can someone assist me with gaining access to the BIOS? Code 40059400 did not work. 

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Acer Aspire 5630 Laptop
Vista 64bit

Hi guys, my acer laptop has vista 64 on it, but I am trying to put the 32 version on in order to put 2 programs on that need to run on vista 32.

The problem is there is a password on the bios(where this came out of i don't know) and I need to boot from CD but I cannot get in to change the order, also this means I cannot use bios clearing password tools as they are off a cd.

I think the laptop holds the bios password in the eeprom and not the bios battery.I have striped down the laptop a far bit but could not find the bios battery.
The problem is I am on holiday at the moment and I don't really want to strip it totally as I am in a hotel, but I really need to get this going.asap

I have tryed some default password for the bios manufacturer, but nothing.
I wiped my laptop before and put on vista 64, but when I redownloaded the acer empowering support wiget(that would let me change the order their) that does not work and I cannot find anything on google about the issue.

Is there any programs that can do this from windows?

A:locked out of bios

I havent a solution to get into your bios, but have you tried pressing F12 when you fire the laptop up to see if the boot menu is enabled?

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I need help. I purchased a laptop from a person and the BIOS has a password. I have tried everything I can think of except taking out the battery and letting it reset simply because A. Not sure it will work. B. Dont want to rip apart the laptop. I have tried cmospwd. I kill it then on reboot it says the checksum is invalid and resets its self. I have tried the instructions here with creating a bootable usb. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HP-Elitebook-8470p-BIOS-password... It seems that tool doesnt work for this device. I am trying trying to run a 64 bit VM and VT-X is turned off in the BIOS. If someone even knows how to turn that on with out going in the bios that would work as well. It is supported on this CPU I downloaded the intel tool and checked. Please if someone can work with me it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Need help getting into a locked BIOS

Hello @quarinteen Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. Most business class notebooks (including yours Elitebook and Probook) have better security, they do not produce halt codes and are better protected against "attacks". 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. The assistance from HP for such issues is free of charge.  Hope this helps. Let me know if you face any issues. 

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Hi I have a Pavillion dv5 - 1120us and I am locked out of the bios. The key it gives is 92245676. Please Help.

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Sharing my experienced using HP device and its Customer Service.I bought my Notebook laptop as a second hand. I was so happy because it meets all the requirements Im gonna need to start my projects at school. Until then, when I am about to start my project that needs an access of VTx, the BIOS is locked off. I tried everything from software to hardware to no avail. I even contacted back the seller and asked her the receipt but she already lost it. Since there's no solution I found on Internet for my specific device, I started contacting HP Customer Care. I thought they can't help me because they took so long to reply my email and they asked so many questions. But thankfully, HP finally provided me an SMC.bin file just yesterday and I am very happy that I can now access my BIOS settings and I immediately started my projects.You just have to be patient, SUPER HP will surely help. Thank you so much HP, I didn't make mistake choosing your product. ??

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Hi. My firned's daughter is having trouble with her laptop. She has forgotten the BIOS Administrator Password and keeps getting locked out.Here is the code: "I 19437203"Any help is greatly appreciated.













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A:Locked out of BIOS

@Wells243 Enter   06595825

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I have a desktop computer that was gifted to me from an educator. It came with a BIOS password lock and won't allow the computer to boot or access to BIOS without the correct password. I have made attempts to boot from a CD or USB via something like linux or knoppix or something to wipe everything but nothing helped. How can I bypass/disable the BIOS lock to turn this into a functioning PC again? Any suggestions are welcomed and helpful. Thanks

A:Locked out via BIOS

I believe you can reset it just by removing the CMOS battery for a few minutes till the circuit runs dry, then replacing it... It's a dime size round battery somewhere on the motherboard.
 
Make sure you unplug the machine before you do this.
 
I know you can do it with reset jumpers also, but try the power cycle first.

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    System Disabled tried to get in to bios .coed 3356057 please help thanks.

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hi i have forgotten my bios password for my elitebook 850 g2 and i cant update the bios how can i remove the password?

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I have 2 old same Laptops compaq 8510p p/n rm269ut#abcs/n: cnu7501s0ns/n: cnu75232xg I don't have password. Same password possible. 

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System disable key: 59147268. Can anyone help with a code? This was after guessing the bios administrator password wrong three times in a row













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A:Hi, i have a HP G61 with locked bios.

Drew try. 46825868 "QWERTY" keyboard only.  Just a note - if you participate in this thread 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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Hi, my BIOS locked password HP 250 g5i 75652981













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A:bios locked by virus

@DmytroSlotv Try   60730307 If it does not work then. 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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My laptop locked up & shows the following message sytem disabled(I  55411379)helppp !!!!!! thanks 

A:Bios locked out of HP 15-f272wm

Please try -  40579979    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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My current computer is not working, I believe it to be the motherboard. http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/961288-no-disk-reserved-raid-use.html Here is the thread about my newer computer problem.

But as a back up I have two other computers that are several years old. One is an HP, the other is a Shuttle.

The HP is a:
2.5 Ghz Celeron Processor
1 GB Ram

The Shuttle is a:
3.0 GHz
Currently with only 768 mbs of ram, plan to get 1 gb to make it 1.5 gb.

I have looked up several softwares as my computer both have locked BIOS.

SetFSB
SoftFSB
ClockGen
CPUCool

After reading about them and what you can do, you need the PLL which I have read is visible on the motherboard but I am having trouble finding it.

EDIT: By chance I looked up a picture of the PLL again, and the image I found this time matches the one on my shuttle motherboard. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9a/ICS_952018AF.jpg. But like the picture it is very hard to read. For some reason it is plain and out in the open to see on my shuttle but I can hardly find the chip on my HP. I also remembered I have the Shuttle Motherboard Manual but know what to look for, for the PLL. I also saw at the back on the book there are some advanced BIOS features to Enable or Disable the CPU L1 and L2 cache, CPU L3 cache, also Hyper Threading Technology. But that is about it.

I read about another program called CPU-Z which list specs about your computer. But what info do I use to get the PLL for it.

Any help in locati... Read more

A:Overclocking Locked BIOS and MBs

bump

Anyone familiar with any of this, or have any ideas.
 

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Hi, I have a Probook 4520s and I want to enter the bios but it says Administrator was locked with a password, as I see in the forum I know that you can provide me the unlock code/password  Adminisitrator for my Notebook, I will give to you all the data you need, thanks for your time and patience, Regards Juan Pablo
 
Probook 4520s
SERIAL: (removed content)
Product: XR178LT#AC8











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A:BIOS LOCKED 4520s

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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Hi all.
I have a big problem I just boughtan Acer ESI 711 I triedto get into the menu
to change the bootfrom UEFI to Legacy.It is password lockedI don't have the password
the person who sold i to me doesn't have the password. Can anyone help please.

A:Bios password locked

Sorry but forum rules prevent us from assisting with any form of password issues as we cannot confirm ownership.

This is not any sort of accusation but our advice is to visit a local IT technician, who should be able to resolve your issue after confirming ownership

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Hi, have forgotten password for bios it gives 97942532 Thank you for help! Rick 

A:Locked Out (Bios Password)

@Luthir2 Please enter     28620514 Regards.

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