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mychal1
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BIOS PASSWORD

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PLEASE I ANYWAY TO REMOVE A FORGOTTEN BIOS PASSWORD FROM MY PH ELITEBOOK 8570P

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@mychal1 

Basically NO -- which is why you need to write these things down!


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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