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Bios admin password reset

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HP ZBook G2
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hi, I have lost my Bios admin password.

How can I reset the admin password without replacing the motherboard?


Thanks in advance

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do to help you, since HP will no longer supply the required SMC.bin file that is used to clear the BIOS password.

 

That was the only way it could be done.

 

Removing the CMOS battery will not clear the P/W.

 

HP issued this document recently...

 

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06368824

 

Also the forum rules were amended on 1 March 2019, which no longer allow us to help with removing passwords.

Rule 4.d...

 

https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/custom/page/page-id/hp.rulespage

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