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Reset BIOS administrator password on old HP 2230s

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Hello,

 

I have an old HP/Compaq 2230s which is blocked by a BIOS admin password I don't remember.

Would anyone be able to send me a master password to unlock my pc?

My p/n is FU312ET#ABF

 

Thanks in advance.

Fred

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Hi:

Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do to help you, since HP will no longer supply the required SMC.bin file that is used to clear the BIOS password.

That was the only way it could be done.

HP issued this document recently...

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06368824

Also the forum rules were amended on 1 March 2019, which no longer allow us to help with removing passwords.

 

Rule 4.d...

https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/custom/page/page-id/hp.rulespage

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