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How to Reset the BIOS password

Product Name: Elite Book 8540W
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

hi,

 

i have one machine from user and he lost the Administrator Bios password 

kindly help me to reset the Bios password 

HP Elite Book 8450W

 

thnx 

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Re: How to Reset the BIOS password

Hi,

 

Unfortunately,  business machines such as Probooks or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models - they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial No. and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case.

 

If you Contact HP Business support they may be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: How to Reset the BIOS password

Hi,

 

Unfortunately,  business machines such as Probooks or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models - they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial No. and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case.

 

If you Contact HP Business support they may be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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