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Monkeeslab
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HP Pavilion TS 15 Notebook PC
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hi Everyone,

 So, Long story short loan my laptop to my younger brother finally got it back after he just got a new laptop, well when i got it back i decided to upgrade ram and HDD. Issue i have now is he decided to put a password on the bios, now he cant remember it and well i would really like to get in the bios. How can i go about resetting the bios ? Laptop boots up fine just cant make any changes to bios.

 

Thanks Everyone. Happy Holidays.

 

SYSTEM INFO

HP Pavilion TS 15 Notebook PC

 

BIOS ERROR

[i 55853029]

 

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@Monkeeslab 

Without the BIOS password, you can 't -- and there is no workaround for this -- as if there was, then there would be no point at all in assigning BIOS passwords.

 

The BIOS password is encoded into the firmware of the motherboard, and since that can't be replaced, HP's solution is to sell you a new motherboard.

 

See this for details:  https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06368824.

In addition, according to the Community's Rules of Participation (which you can read from here: https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/custom/page/page-id/hp.rulespage😞

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.

For assistance NOW, you have to contact your regional HP Customer Support location directly as they will confirm ownership of the PC before providing any assistance -- something we are not able to do from here.

If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1

If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.html

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Thank You, I just thought to ask as i seen other users requesting help for the same issue, i got.

 

Happy Holidays 

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