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Hp compaq 6910p BIOS Bypass

A blue screen comes up displaying a Power-on password lock every time i startup, i don't remember ever putting a password lock or i just cant remember what password i used. im wondering if theres a way to bypass this BIOS password or maybe thers a default password ?
any help is much appreciated.

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  • draygon001 Feb 28, 2009

    I'm having the same problem, I've google searched this issue but could not find anything, please help!!

  • TXWOLFDADDY Mar 23, 2009

    MY KID PUT A BIOS PASSWORD IN OUR HP 6910P NOW WE CAN'T BOOT IT UP PLEASE HELP

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    bios password problem

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    same problem

  • marcaveli Mar 16, 2013

    i did those password now they refuse how can i get rid of these puzzler?

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I removed the keyboard, unplugged the bios battery, holded down the power button about 30 secs, plugged back the bios battery, assembled the computer, didn't plug the battery and instead of that just plugged the ac adaptor and the bios passwd was gone =)

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  • Kennedy Mbewe Oct 29, 2011

    Thanx! I did as instructed and it worked!!

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Only 2 ways to reset (clear) bios. 1 - is to unplug cmos battery located under keyboard and wait at least 3 days (10 days is recommended) before putting battery back in or AC power.If password is still there then repeat and wait longer. or option
2 - remove motherboard, locate bios chip on the back (upper left hand corner) , just below the bios chip there is a capacitor (NEK jE8) use a volt meter to discharge capacitor. Use the lowest setting like 2.5v, connect ground test lead to ground and hold positive lead to the + side of capacitor. Continue to hold untill you have zero voltage, once you have a zero reading, locate the fuse (M15) , on same side of motherboard, just under the docking station, use same process until discharged, Flip motherboard over and locate capacitor just to the left of the cpu, Use same process until zero, flip back over and return to the capacitor next to the bios chip and test, if zero your good to go, if you still have voltage repeat process until zero reading on both capacitor and fuse. Remember all this is to be done with No power from AC, Battery, and CMOS. Discharge process should take about 20 minutes. Tested and proven 100% and much faster than 3 to 10 days. Remember this will void your warranty. Good Luck

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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    informaci465 Dec 12, 2012

    I can't find the capacitor Nek jE8 you're talking about, how it looks?? Could you add a precise indication, please?

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I've tried the way which is written in the post and i found small thing which solved the problem in 10 minutes.
As is written above is totally right, BUT what you should make is:
No need to wait 3-10 days, it's only 10 minutes, but when u put back the CMOS battery, DON'T PLUG THE LAPTOP'S BATTERY, JUST THE POWER CORD, and try it then

Good luck ;)

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Amazing.. it works.. All i did was removed the keyboard took out the cmos battery and kept holding power button for 30 secs and with out putting in the laptop battery connect the laptop power cord and turned on the laptop.. and bammm the cmos password was gone

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Worked geat thanks ElectronicRe

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Yes, that's rigth, it works great
Conclusion: to bypass the HP Compaq 6910p bios in 5 steps
1. To remove the laptop battery
2. To remove the keyboard
3. To take out the cmos battery
4. To keep holding power button for more than 30 secs
5. To connect the laptop power cord and turned on the laptop ( without the laptop battery)

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I had tryed all this, no solution.

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There is a bios setting with extra strict security which I unintelligibly enabled with a password so long and impossible to remember that I of course didn't. Apparently, if this setting is enabled you can't clear CMOS. According to HP the procedure (if you don't have that security setting enabled) is to remove power battery, the AC and disconnect the CMOS battery for 30 min (make it an hour to be on safe side), then only plug the AC. This will achieve the same as voltmeter trick the guy used above. I'm going to leave it unplugged overnight. If still it prompts me for the password, then I try flashing the bios.

Posted on Dec 09, 2013

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    Dash Riprock Dec 14, 2013

    You know it cracks me up when I hear about people using complicated passwords like they're protecting the launch codes to nuclear missles. Just use a simple 4 digit password, nobody will try to figure it out.

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