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Resetting unknown BIOS password on an HP Pro x2 612G1

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HP Pro x2 612 G1 Tablet
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Cannot update BIOS as BIOS password is forgotten. No Spare Key was setup with the Administrator BIOS password. 


HP Support called me insisting that our only option was to buy a new motherboard as they could not follow the steps outline in the following resolved problem, as the device is out of warranty -  

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Hi there! Thank you for visiting the HP Support Community! 🙂  


According to the Community's Rules of Participation:  


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.  


Therefore, this topic is being locked. If you would like help resetting the password on your product, please Contact HP support in your region.  


Kind regards,  



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