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Reset Bios password from an 8560p

Hi,

We've used a HP 8560p for a while now privately and now wanted to used it as a company laptop.  Unfortunately, the LAN/WLAN switching is deactivated in Bios which makes working with a dock problematic.

 

When I want to go into Bios settings it asks me for a password.  I've tried all passwords I could think of and it rejects them all.  I've even got in my notes the bios password, but it won't accept it.  No matter if I write it in capitals or any other way.  Is this a warranty issue?

 

Can I somehow reset the Bios password?  I can use the laptop normally, just can't make changes in the Bios.

 

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Re: Reset Bios password from an 8560p

Those are older models where I'm supposed to use a jumper. This laptop is only a year old...I think I'll have to send it in. Still under warranty and it clearly screwed up as it won't accept my password.
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Re: Reset Bios password from an 8560p

Read this thread. It is a discussion of the same issue you are having.

 

Best regards,

erico

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Re: Reset Bios password from an 8560p

Those are older models where I'm supposed to use a jumper. This laptop is only a year old...I think I'll have to send it in. Still under warranty and it clearly screwed up as it won't accept my password.
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Re: Reset Bios password from an 8560p

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Sometimes that is the only way to solve an issue like this.

 

Best regards,

erico

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