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Setting the BIOS password problem

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HP x360 1040 G6
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)


1. the BIOS password was not set.  new Elitebook x360 1040 G6

2. typed this powershell as admin

$BIOS = Get-WMIObject HP_BIOSSettingInterface -Namespace "root\HP\InstrumentedBIOS"

$BIOS.SetBIOSSetting('Setup Password','<utf-16/>TheBIOSPassword','<utf-16/>')


powershell worked as BIOS now asks for password, but its not :  TheBIOSPassword


Any ideas?

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Hey @JamesRP ! 

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. 



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