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BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

Right before this problem happened, I had suddenly experienced a weird screen glitch and knew to restart my computer. Now, it asks for a BIOS admin or power on password which I did not set. What the heck is going on, and what could I do to fix this??

 

 

--WHAT-I-HAVE-TRIED--

I have tried "12345"

I have tried a blank field

I have tried "biosPower"

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--COMPUTER-INFO--

Product: HP Stream Notebook 11 (no touchscreen)

Product version: 8.1 (x64 architecture)

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If I need to put any more info, just ask.

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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

@GlitchMasta47

 

At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a halt code - enter this on the site below.

 

https://bios-pw.org/

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

@GlitchMasta47

 

At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a halt code - enter this on the site below.

 

https://bios-pw.org/

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

It works! Thank you so much!! Would I have to enter that password into the BIOS setup to clear it, or something?

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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

Hi,

 

You're welcome Smiley Happy

 

Entering the code should have removed the requirement for a power on password altogether.

 

All the best,

 

DP-K

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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

Could you also help me?
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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

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@Karmakaye

 

Sure Smiley Happy

 

Enter:     29560289

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

You are amazing! Thanks so much!!
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Re: BIOS "Admin Password or Power On Password" needed for startup

@Karmakaye

 

You're welcome Smiley Happy

 

All the best,

 

DP-K

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