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Dixie01
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BIOS Administrator Password

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HP Spectre X360 13-AW0048TU
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hi Guys,

I purchased this used Laptop HP Spectre X360 13-AW0048TU  on eBay about a week ago and although it's in excellent condition and everything works, I am unable to get into the BIOS. It asks for an Administrator Password. I tried the default on ChangeMe123, but that doesn't work.

I checked with the previous owner, who states he never set a BIOS Password.

After several attempts at different passwords, it now asks me to  use HP Sparekey USB Recovery Key, which I don't have or even know what that is.

I removed the back and took out the battery and replaced after a minute, but it is still asking for a Password.

Can anyone please help me to get into this BIOS, without having to purchase another Motherboard.

 

Thank You.

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Thank you for visiting the HP Support Community.

 

According to the Community's Rules of Participation:

 

4d. No posts shall include instructions or directions intended to bypass or subvert security measures, including passwords, locking mechanisms, fingerprint scans, etc., or to bypass any safety measures.

 

If you try it three times in succession, it should give you a code.  If this is a Business Class PC the Business support might be able to help.  If the seller is unwilling to help, then Google is your friend.


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Thank you for visiting the HP Support Community.

 

According to the Community's Rules of Participation:

 

4d. No posts shall include instructions or directions intended to bypass or subvert security measures, including passwords, locking mechanisms, fingerprint scans, etc., or to bypass any safety measures.

 

If you try it three times in succession, it should give you a code.  If this is a Business Class PC the Business support might be able to help.  If the seller is unwilling to help, then Google is your friend.


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