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unicron47
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Use jumpers to Reset Bios Password on HP Probook 470 G4 i7

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I'm having trouble locating the jumper to reset the bios password on my HP ProBook 470 G4 i7. My system board is DAOX83MB6H0 Rev H  but I'm having trouble finding a set of schematics for it

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@unicron47 

That does not work on a laptop, even if you could find the jumpers.

 

BIOS and power-on passwords are contained in the firmware that is present inside the BIOS chips -- which are soldered to the motherboard and thus, are not replaceable. So, you can't just buy a replacement chip and swap them. Also, neither your nor HP can reset the BIOS password on the current motherboard. Thus, replacement of the motherboard is required with one that has a BIOS chip that does not have a password in the firmware. This is very expensive to do and can often cost more than simply replacing the PC

If you are not prepared to spend the money to get HP to replace the motherboard, you would have to take the PC to a local repair facility to see if they can do anything for you -- but we can not assist in that in any way.



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