04-20-2017 10:53 PM
Hi recently brought an hp elitebook revolve g3, and want to install windows 7 but has a admin bios password on everything. can anyone help please!!
04-20-2017 11:14 PM
Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting.
Elitebook is a commerical/business class PC. Most business class notebooks (including yours Elitebook and Probook) have better/stronger security and they do not produce easy to crack hashes. BIOS password cannot be removed here in the forum - you will have to contact HP Business Support for assistance on removing the password.
Here is how:
Contact HP and ask for SMC.bin file. HP Business support should be able to send you a customised file and instructions which you can use to reset the password. Note that assistance for such issues is usually free of charge for HP business class computers.
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