02-07-2017 04:21 PM - last edited on 02-07-2017 04:32 PM by danny-r
I need the bios reset utility for my hp elitebook 2540p. Please help soon. I have court in 2 days and my laptop is locked all of the sudden. I know im entering the correct login password but it tells me its not.
02-08-2017 01:44 AM
Please contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.
When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request.
Or download these files.
Insert clean USB flash drive.
Then run USB Image tool.
Choose the flash drive then click on RESTORE.
After restore remove flash drive.
Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot. ”If HDD is installed remove before booting.”
At C:\OUTPUT type CD.. “Then hit enter”
Type HPBR “Then hit enter”
First thing is to save your settings.
Select #3 re-program.
Press “S” to save system information.
Type HPBR and hit enter.
Since your model is not listed select “SHOTGUN.”
After reboot repeat “SHOTGUN” a second time.
If you cannot boot from USB flash drive use the Image tool to build a HDD.
Then use the drive to boot the program on the locked laptop.
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