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probook help

by itzmeog / October 21, 2015 7:31 AM PDT

ok i bought a hp probook 6570b 2 days ago at an auction for cheap.everything seemed normal until i tried to enter the bios to change boot order.when i tried to enter the bios i found out that its password protected so last night i went back to the auction but the sellers stand was no longer there my question is how can i change the boot order or remove the password?

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 21, 2015 7:45 AM PDT
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tried the link
by itzmeog / October 21, 2015 10:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: BIOS

thanks for the link and suggestion unfortunately massifs tool doesnt support the 6570b also came with the problem of having to enter the old password. i also tried to flash the bios still no luck looks like my only option is to buy a new bios chip

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I find many can't solder today.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 21, 2015 11:10 AM PDT
In reply to: tried the link

Replacing the chip would be testing the skills of the technician but it requires a full teardown of the laptop.

Some shops will reset this and HP does this for a fee. Get a quote as the BIOS replacement by folk that don't solder has resulted in dead machines about 100% of the time.

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