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HP EliteBook 2570P

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EliteBook 2570p

I recently got this PC from eBay, and I don't know the Admin Password to enter bios. How can I get the smc file that I've heard about to be able to unlock the PC and get into BIOS to change some settings?

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Welcome to the HP Support Community @oofhead

 

For that model you will need to contact HP in your region and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.

 

Phone >> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html

 

When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request.

 

Just to note:

 

Do not try removing the RTC battery.  It will not remove the password, but it will reset the clock - as SMC files are time coded, a large disparity between the system clock and the time encoded in the SMC  will cause it to fail.

 

REO

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