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Cannot get past ''Power on Password'' Hp Compaqnc8430

I have a HP Compaq nc8430 and i am trying to reformat it and i am having no luck getting past the Power on Password screen, iv disabled RTC battery and main battery and stil it continues to stay there, also, when i press F10 during startup is doesnt go to the setup screen, i am just continuously stuck getting asked for the power on password..

what could be the problem and what do i do>

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  • Jason Edinger May 11, 2010

    Try this site:  http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/reference/bi...

    Look for your BIOS version and try the password listed. Let me know if that works.

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