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Old 02-26-2007, 12:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problem with HP laptop - BIOS passwords

Hi all,

A client of mine has a HP laptop (not sure of the model, I think its something like a ANX110) and he's recently asked me to rebuild the laptop.

However, when I try to get into the BIOS to set the boot priority to "CD-ROM" first, it asks me for a BIOS password, to which neither he or myself know what it is...

Do you guys know of anyway to get into the BIOS without knowing the password? I've thought of taking the CMOS battery out, or resetting the jumpers, but I'm not sure where they are located within a laptop, as I know they are quite fiddly to take apart and put back together again!

Can anyone help? Is there any advice you can give?

Thanks all,



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Old 02-26-2007, 12:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well u can flash ur BIOS but that pretty much erases the whole BIOS the only this left is through jumpers or battery, maybe theres anothwer way but this way but be the best

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I'll try flashing the BIOS, thanks.
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Old 02-28-2007, 11:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm getting a small program i've used before called cmos password recovery. When I get it ill send it to you if you want.
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