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Reset Thinkpad Edge 0578K5A BIOS Password

Q: Reset Thinkpad Edge 0578K5A BIOS Password

Does anyone know how to reset the BIOS password (PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.1) on the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 0578K5A? I had set one and had forgotten it know.


























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Hi there I recently bought a lot of lenovo thinkpad t590's from a company that went bankrupt on an auction. However for whatever reason they put a master password on the bios also disabling any external usb's to load to install an OS on it. I've looked quite a bit on Google already but couldn't find an answer. My main question here would be how to either remove the master bios password or reset it or if Lenovo has a key bios password so I'm actually able to use an usb to install windows on.  All these laptops are in perfect condition but all have the bios password that prevents me to proceed installing a new os on it or even set the bios settings to default. Therefor I would like to know how I would be able to solve this, how would I get rid of this master password as that wasn't provided to me when I bought the lot from the auction. Is there any way to actually do this? Thanks in advance for further information. SincerelyRafaël De Jongh

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Bonjour, J'ai un lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260.Mais il ya un mot de passe dans le BIOS que je ne connais pas.y a t-il un moyen de le réinitialiser ?Cdt
 
English translation.....
 
Hello, I have a lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260.But there is a password in the BIOS that I do not know.Is there a way to reset it?Cdt
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity and moved post to its own thread in the correct forum.
 

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I dont know the supervisor password and long story short I need to change the boot order. However, the BIOS is in Read only mode. Do I have to further dismantle this model to reset the supervisor password? All the solutions I've done haven't really made any progress. I heard it could be a EEPROM thing I have to do too, but please let me know what other options I can try.  Things I've done so farRemoved battery , Lifted the lid (photo 1)  -Plugged out the CMOS battery (photo 2)When waiting and plugged back in it just gave me Real Time reset and error, it did not unlock the BIOS -Replaced CMOS battery with a different one The settings from the other CMOS battery didn't transfer over or reset the BIOS  -Switched cables that were covered in plastic caps with the other set that were plugged in (photo 3) Tan and black were replaced with the red and blue available, didn't do anything -Tried to find default bios passwords No luck overview after I opened the lid (with electrical tape removed) where I was able tp plug the cmos battery out and plugged it back in two sets of cables that I switched that came attached , sticking out of the board (was white and black at first but I switched with red and blue) I'm kinda at a loss for this model thinkpad seems like I've tried a lot of things but nothing seems to work for it.  

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I dont know the supervisor password and long story short I need to change the boot order. However, the BIOS is in Read only mode. Do I have to further dismantle this model to reset the supervisor password? All the solutions I've done haven't really made any progress. I heard it could be a EEPROM thing I have to do too, but please let me know what other options I can try.  Things I've done so farRemoved battery , Lifted the lid (photo 1)  -Plugged out the CMOS battery (photo 2)When waiting and plugged back in it just gave me Real Time reset and error, it did not unlock the BIOS -Replaced CMOS battery with a different one The settings from the other CMOS battery didn't transfer over or reset the BIOS  -Switched cables that were covered in plastic caps with the other set that were plugged in (photo 3) Tan and black were replaced with the red and blue available, didn't do anything -Tried to find default bios passwords No luck overview after I opened the lid (with electrical tape removed) where I was able tp plug the cmos battery out and plugged it back in two sets of cables that I switched that came attached , sticking out of the board (was white and black at first but I switched with red and blue) I'm kinda at a loss for this model thinkpad seems like I've tried a lot of things but nothing seems to work for it.  

A:Thinkpad X410e -- Get out of BIOS Read-Only mode, Reset supervisor password , Change boot order

Welcome to the forum!
 
Unfortunately, if you don't know the password there is no other solution than to replace the motherboard.
 
Per forum rules (link), discussions on how to circumvent or remove BIOS passwords are not allowed.
 
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I was updating BIOS using the utility given in Lenovo site. But it went wrong and my E530 is bricked. I'm planing to recover the BIOS using Phoenix Wincrisis .. But for that i Need the bios.wph file. I tried to extract the .wph file (using 7zip) from the Bios update .exe file given in lenovo site .. But I Cant find a .wph file in it.. It contains a [0] file.. Tried to extract that '[0]' file using 7zip. But 7zip cant open the archive. My E530 is still bricked .. Someone please help me as soon as possible. Thanks in advance

A:Thinkpad Edge E530 BIOS Update went wrong

Is there anyway to make my Thinkpad work again? Or do i have to change the mother board. ;(

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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, So I have this Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 92 and I cannot for the life of me reset the BIOS password. It doesn't let you do anything without it - installing windows etc. I did get windows on by installing the HDD in another PC and putting it back in the 92, so to just boot i have to press F2 at startup. It's really annoying to have this password on.Things I've tried:CMOS battery removal, waiting for at least 30min and then putting it back.Moving the jumper one pin and then back.Debug commanddebug-o 70 10
-o 71 aa-q Does anybody have other suggestions to try?

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I got an older IBM Thinkpad yesterday in a box of misc. parts. I've charged the battery and it powers up but needs a password. Is there a way to reset?
No need to respond. I just got it working. After powering up several times it came up password had expired and needed to be reset. I put in new password and it is working.
 

A:Password Reset For Older Thinkpad

Well, I guess if its done you can mark it solved.
 

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I recently got a T480 from a relative, and I wanted to change some settings in the BIOS, but it required a power-on password to enter (He doesn't remember the password). I read some posts that in order to reset it, you need to remove the batteries and remove the coin-cell battery. But I am unable to disable the internal battery without entering the BIOS. Is there any other workarounds to this issue?Any help are deeply appreciated, thank you in advance. 

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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 Every Body I have Lenovo ThinkPad P70 Mobile Workstation , And it's amazing Machine to work with it .But i need Help to rest Bios chip , Because i made a supervisor passeord and i can not remeber it , so if any one have any way to remove or reset the supervisor password , because th lenovo Thechnical support said that i have to change the systemboard to solve this problem .

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I have a thinkpad G40 type 2389-Y11. i replaced the cmos battery and upon booting back up i go error code 0271 check date and time settings, then i got prompted for a password that i do not have because i bought the computer used for my deployment to iraq. I understand there is connector pads on the motherboard to reset the bios, can anyone tell me which pads they may be or another way around it? thanks for your help
 

A:Thinkpad bios reset

I would inquire at IBM's tech support. You may have to prove that it wasn't stolen.
 

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I have an IBM thinkpad R51 and I cant not get in the BIOS I have tried to clear the CMOS by removing the battery i could not find the jumpers, but now when i tried to boot the computer i get to error message 0271 check date & time and 0176 systems have been tamper with. there are 2 password set at start up i know the first one but not the second is there anything that i can to about his. I need to install windows xp .
 

A:how to reset ibm thinkpad bios

I have a thinkpad T40 with the same problem !!!! anyone know if we can jump the security chip or anything ?????
 

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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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In an attempt to get Ubuntu to boot from an USB flash drive, I reset the BIOS by pressing F9 in the BIOS menu.Unfortunately, it seems to have reset the entire BIOS (instead of just the settings as I had hoped). It doesn't even say "Thinkpad" anymore when it starts up, just "Lenovo" How can I get back my BIOS?

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I want to reset the bios on this laptop but i don't have the bios version. How do i go about doing this?
 

A:Reset BIOS on IBM Thinkpad 600e

What's the type and model number on the sticker on the bottom of the laptop?

Usually 2645-4BX or something like that.

Once you find that, you can go here:
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/s...n/landingpages/downloadsDriversLandingPage.vm
 

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Hi guys, I have no idea what's happening with my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 (it's about 3.5 years old, its warranty just expired). Every time I reboot, I get this weird message saying "Configuration changed, please reboot the machine...". I then proceed to reboot the machine and everything works but the bios options are always resetted! This makes the laptop extremely unusable for me as I always swap the fn/ctrl keys so that I don't have to learn a new keyboard every time I switch computers. If I go back and change the option, it works fine, but the next reboot it does the same message again and I have to reconfigure the bios at EVERY boot. I'm lucky this option is the only one I changed, otherwise someone that would have changed the boot order/graphics settings/passwords etc. would be in a much worst situation than me...At first this seemed like a typical bios battery being out of juice so that the config can't stay saved, but I've now changed the bios battery twice with new ones and this doesn't change anything... It's been working perfectly for 3 years but now it just suddenly stopped working for that reason (by not working I mean the bios that keeps resetting itself, I can still boot to my main OS just fine after).If anybody has any suggestion that would be greatly appreciated. I thought about flashing the bios but afaik it's the latest one, and anyway as I'm only running GNU/Linux I can't run the .exe tool to update it (off-topic but please lenovo have another way to u... Read more

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Pls help with how to reset biios password for my hp 630. I cant seem to remember the password tnx alot

A:Reset bios password on hp 630

hello sir,          I forgot password of my hp630 laptop and getting error 69640552          plzzz help

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 Hii have a HP Stream 13 laptop forgot my BIOS password can someone help me with this system disable code which is 84483173 thank you











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A:Bios reset password

When prompted for password try 31581175

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I need to access my laptop, forgotten BIOS password. Code given is I 75899825 Thanks, Ray













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A:Need reset password for BIOS

Hello @BlueResin Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting.  Unfortunately, your problem cannot be solved in the forum. For any code that starts with [i ...]   , you have to contact HP Support team for assistance in removing the password or remove the RTC cell/battery. The second is a bit difficult for end users to do it, therefore, please contact HP Support - chat option >> https://support.hp.com/us-en/contact-hp>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html  Hope this helps.

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product - J4S67EA#BH5
 
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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Help Bios password reset. On the HP ProBook 450 G0

A:Help Bios password reset.

@bocmanio 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.htm??l When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. REO

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

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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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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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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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Hello, I would like to reset the bios admin password on my probook 4331s running windows 8.1 as I would like to upgrade the bios. Any help will be much appreciated

A:bios password reset

Hello,It is possible to have a tool created to reset the BIOS password. You would need to contact commercial support at 1-800-334-5144, and provide to them the UUID number, which can be found in the System Information section (press F1 on the Hp splash screen) in the preboot environment. You would also have to have a USB to put the tool on, and you should be provided further instructions after contacting the support line.     -I am posting on my behalf, I hope this is helpful to you-




I am an HP Employee

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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

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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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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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A:Reset bios password

@blixit? Enter    24199904 Regards, DP-K

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When I turn on my HP Mini 110 I am prompted to 'Enter CURRENT Password". After three tries I get  Password check failedFatal Error ... System Halted.CNU91940W1 Please help me reset the password so I can access my computer. Thank you!

A:Reset bios password

@mrbrian88? Please enter (all lower cases):      e9lo3ov1d3 Regards.

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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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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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necesito ayuda para restablecer la clave de la bios, no puedo acceder al equipo el modelo es: Sleekbook HP Pavilion 14-b120d

A:BIOS Password Reset

@mmalcaf Cuando se le pregunte por la contraseña, simplemente ingrese 3 veces.Publica cualquier código que recibas. REO

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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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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
 

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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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A:Bios password reset

Hi, Enter   e9lofxtxx5    ( 3rd character is a lower case L ) 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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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 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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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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