Question about HP Compaq 8510p Notebook
Hp 8510p compaq laptop has a password that prevents it from booting up
Power On Password & Hard Disk Password
With your next laptop you should protect it with a Power On Password AND put a password on your hard disk. This will stop anyone from using your laptop and if they move the hard disk from your laptop to another laptop they cannot access the data on your hard disk with the hard disk password.
BUT you need to write down or remember these passwords; if you lose or forget them you cannot gain access to your laptop.
There are no backdoor passwords to remove these passwords.
To set up or change these passwords, go to the BIOS configuration - then security configuration. http://techtips.salon.com/reset-hp-laptop-bios-password-1476.html
Posted on Nov 27, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: How to clear SETUP BIOS
Try the following link for help in resetting your BIOS password. Hope this helps. :)
Posted on Oct 19, 2010
A. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:
In most motherboards CMOS battery is soldered, which makes it difficult to remove the battery. In this case we use another method.
Almost all motherboards contain a jumper that can clear all CMOS settings along with the BIOS password. The location of this jumper varies depending upon the motherboard brand. You should read your motherboard manual to check its location. If you don't have the manual then look for the jumpers near the CMOS battery. Most of the manufacturer label the jumper as CLR, CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, etc.
When you find the jumper, look carefully. There will be 3 pins and the jumper will be joining the center pin to either left or right pin. What you need to do, is remove the jumper and join the center pin to the opposite pin. e.g. if the jumper joins center pin to left pin, then remove it and join center pin to right pin. Now wait for a few seconds and then again remove the jumper and join the center pin to left pin.
Make sure to turn the PC off before opening the cabinet and resetting the jumper.
B. By Using Software:
I have found that BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten BIOS/CMOS password. Simply boot your PC to DOS and execute the program, and get access to forgotten BIOS/CMOS passwords in just seconds
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool Service: http://www.biospasswordrecovery.com/
Posted on Oct 30, 2009
need to reset bios password. download a bios password eraser, or see if there is a reset under one of the panels on bottom of pc. usually not but i have seen them. you can pull the onboard battery for a day but usually cant get to it. best bet is check who makes your bios and get a bootable cracker
Posted on Dec 01, 2009
Yes there is a wireless hardswitch on this machine it is 2 to the right of the power button once pressed on the bottom left of the machine an led should light up so you know its activated
Posted on Mar 18, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks for the assistance, unfortunatley i'm using an enterprised gov't FCDCC image and i guess they had the factory disable that feature on laptop"
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