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rdjohnsonjr
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How to remove the BIOS password requirement option on an HP 8540w

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EliteBook 8540w
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I currently know the BIOS password for the 8540w, but would simply like to disable the need to enter it every time the laptop restarts.  How do I disable this in the BIOS setup?

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Welcome to the forum @rdjohnsonjr

 

Power-on and start tapping the " esc " key or " F10 "

 

Go to the BIOS.

 

Then under SECURITY disable all passwords that are Enabled.

 

Save and Exit.

 

REO

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I went to the Security section but there is not an option to disable all passwords.  I can change a password, but it cannot be left blank.  There's also a Password Policy, but that doesn't apply either.

 

Under the System Configuration section, I have an option "Restore Security Defaults".  I wasn't sure what that does, so hesitant to go any further with it.

 

Any suggestions?

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