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Forgotten power up password help ASAP

Pavilion x360

Haven't used laptop in sometime. Can't remember password set for my daughter and she has project due tomorrow a, first thing. How to log in from being "offline". 

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Forgotten power up password help ASAP

Please enter the incorrect password 3 times and reply to this post with an error code or the halt code, so I can reset the password for you




Please click on the below shown link to reset the password by yourself using the error code or the halt code


Steps to be followed after you reset the password:

  1. Use the unlock code posted above to enter the BIOS
  2. Disable all passwords that are enabled
  3. If asked for current password - type the unlock code
  4. For new password, just press ENTER key
  5. Repeat the same for verify password column.
  6. Then leave the BIOS by saving & exit option to save the changes.


Troubleshooting Steps:

Incase if the Password doesn’t work please try a Hard Reset as follows.

  1. Shut down the notebook
  2. Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery
  3. Hold  down the Power button for 30 seconds
  4. Plug in the Power/AC Adapter (Leave the battery out for the moment) & Start the Notebook
  5. If you now see a password box, Please type the same Password I shared before and press enter



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