cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
ArchivedThis topic has been archived. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board.
BLoveATL
New member
3 2 0 0
Message 1 of 6
199
Flag Post

Need a start up password

HP Recommended
Envy 700-056
Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

never seen this message before

0 Kudos
5 REPLIES 5
REO51ST
Level 16
25,082 24,632 3,567 8,026
Message 2 of 6
Flag Post
HP Recommended

@BLoveATL

 

Does it look like this???

 

original[1].jpg

 

REO

0 Kudos
BLoveATL
Author
New member
3 2 0 0
Message 3 of 6
Flag Post
HP Recommended

yes

0 Kudos
REO51ST
Level 16
25,082 24,632 3,567 8,026
Message 4 of 6
Flag Post
HP Recommended

@BLoveATL

 

You have more than likely been scammed??? "SYSKEY SCAM"

 

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/619827/how-to-remove-syskey-on-windows-10-first-post/

 

Sorry.

 

REO

0 Kudos
BLoveATL
Author
New member
3 2 0 0
Message 5 of 6
Flag Post
HP Recommended

yes, was an attempt last week, microsoft says to pull the CMOS battery?

0 Kudos
REO51ST
Level 16
25,082 24,632 3,567 8,026
Message 6 of 6
Flag Post
HP Recommended

@BLoveATL

 

Sorry but pulling the CMOS/RTC battery will not help.

 

You can try Restoring to a date before this happened or do a complete System Restore.

 

REO

0 Kudos
ArchivedThis topic has been archived. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board.
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation