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Reset BIOS to NO Password? (Laptop)


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#1 yaga

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 08:56 PM

Hello,

So i've been on my laptop for about 6 months, & i've cycled through some security measures to see what i'm comfortable with.

I now don't need a power-on password, but i did set one some time ago...

Is there a way to 'erase' my power-on password that the BIOS prompts for?


I'm on an HP Pavilion DV7 1245dx.

(I've opened this laptop up before, so it's not an issue if that has to happen here... any help would be greatly appreciated so thanks in advance)

(PSS - i've taken up TrueCrypt, which will be asking for a password when Windows Vista starts up since i've encrypted the volume it's on)


Again, thanks in advance, folks.

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 09:01 PM

It is actually against the BleepingComputer rules to provide information for circumventing security.


There are some posters that ignore the rule & a moderator that says it's OK so maybe one of them can help.
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Posted 30 June 2009 - 09:03 PM

Sorry... I removed this in my own.

Edited by techextreme, 30 June 2009 - 09:07 PM.

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#4 yaga

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 09:05 PM

It is actually against the BleepingComputer rules to provide information for circumventing security.


There are some posters that ignore the rule & a moderator that says it's OK so maybe one of them can help.



I salute you guys for operating that way. I noticed the air of suspicion this post has after the fact.

(Problem is, google exists, lol... but i think you keep the right circle of folks here by operating that way)




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