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cactus321
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HP sold me a refurbished workstation as new

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Zbook Firefly 15 G7
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I purchased a brand new laptop directly from HP's student store two days ago. I received my laptop today and tried to install Linux on it. The reboot was unsuccessful, as it required me to input a Intel password. Upon Googling and calling customer support, it was verified that this was a refurbished laptop. It simply isn't possible that I would need a password to install an operating system on a brand new laptop unless someone else had pre-owned it. 

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@cactus321 

We here can, unfortunately, do nothing for you to fix this -- but I have notified the forum Moderators of this issue, and someone should be contacting you shortly via PM to sort this out.



I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor represent, HP

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@cactus321 

We here can, unfortunately, do nothing for you to fix this -- but I have notified the forum Moderators of this issue, and someone should be contacting you shortly via PM to sort this out.



I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor represent, HP
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