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I have lost the BIOS password for my HP Elitebook 8540w. I can boot the machine and use it fine, but I can not get into the BIOS to make changes without the Administrator password. Is there a way for me to reset it? I've tried pulling the RTC battery already and it does say that it resets the CMOS settings, but it does not remove the Administrator password.

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Hello, friend first will you start your pc in safe mode here will you get two account and will go another account and here will you remove the adminstrator passward without giving adminstrator passward. Please open your cpu in motherboard there is one mini cell is attached and it remove half and hour and then attached the cell in motherboard and then start your pc it will be unlock your bios passward.

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