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07-02-2015 10:58 AM
Can you please assist me with a BIOS password reset on a EliteBook 8570w. I allready tried to enter three times a wrong password but got no error code, just an on screen keyboard...
thanks in advance
07-02-2015 11:21 AM
Welcome to HP Support Forum and we are glad to assist you.
This is to inform you that all HP Business Notebooks such as Probooks or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models infact they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial Number and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case.
- Please have a look at this link.
- Replace the BIOS chip
- Please Contact HP Business Notebook support they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password.
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05-30-2016 07:25 AM - last edited on 05-30-2016 07:43 AM by kevin-t
can you help me please?
I forgot password for entering BIOS for my laptop HP 8570w.
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Thank you for reply.