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Bios Password is trapped

My kind salutation to you expert Guru's

I have problem getting into my laptop,'Omnibook 500" bios settings,I just can't figure out how the password got there, i nerver had the problem getting into the settings just a few days before this problem occured. Please if there is way around finding a soultion to my misserry, you would find me of of those who would show his appriciation to the deepist debt.
Many Thanks and Kind Regards

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  • Loqman Jan 10, 2008

    Thank you so much! Boston Dave, I have striped my omnibook to her last bones, its around minus 1 celsius and i have kept it out side along with the cosmos battery and the other components i took out. so i have to wait and see what happens tomorrow, if it pulls through i will be the happiest man in my neighbourhood, if it don't well i have to face the music and possibly give my omnibook a fair-well funeral,



    Many Kind Regards.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    We had the same problem and through trial and error hitting some different key sequences were able to get to the boot order screen and change the boot order and reinstall widows.

    Now it's working good.



    I hit F12 on boot up and then F2 i just kept tapping these two keys and finally after several attempts it booted to the change boot order screen.



    I guess it finally got tired of me tapping on it and gave in.! haha

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To recover your bios password you can read here in the HP Omnibook 500 service manual (page 107) where it states you'll need to contact HP and provide proof of ownership and they'll walk you through the process of resetting your password:

http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:sISWS1aJIVkJ:24.237.160.4/files/omnibook/ob500/HP%2520Omnibook%2520500%2520-%2520Service%2520Manual.pdf+Omnibook+500+recovering+bios+password&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=8&gl=ca&lr=lang_en


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