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10-24-2021 08:16 PM - edited 10-25-2021 07:28 AM
I set a password in the bios. Unfortunately I forgot this password and I need to pop out the bios battery to see if that clears the password. The problem is that I can't find the bios battery. Anyone have a manual to explain where it is?
10-24-2021 09:53 PM
What is your HP Omen 15" ? Probably it does not have RTC (or CMOS) battery.
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10-28-2021 09:07 AM
Is this a laptop? Asking because you posted this in the Desktops section -- and that only makes things more confusing.
Removing a battery in a laptop does NOTHING to reset any BIOS password, so hunting for that is wasting your time.
BIOS and power-on passwords are contained in the firmware that is present inside the BIOS chips -- which are soldered to the motherboard and thus, are not replaceable. So, you can't just buy a replacement chip and swap them. Also, neither your nor HP can reset the BIOS password on the current motherboard. Thus, replacement of the motherboard is required with one that has a BIOS chip that does not have a password in the firmware. This is very expensive to do and can often cost more than simply replacing the PC
If you are not prepared to spend the money to get HP to replace the motherboard, you would have to take the PC to a local repair facility to see if they can do anything for you -- but we can not assist in that in any way.
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