HP compaq tc4200 tablet POWER ON PASSWORD (960 Views)
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rynos
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HP compaq tc4200 tablet POWER ON PASSWORD

I have a problem with my HP compaq tc4200, i cannot reset the power on password, i took it apart several time to take out the cmos battery and put it back, the bios just doesnt reset. any other ideas on how to reset this?

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Rainald T
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The secret is: The *battery* has to be taken out!

 

Pls see the attached text (which did help in hundreds of cases)

 

Rainald

P.S. Please also see the "Maintenance and Service Guide" p. 1-4

http://bizsupport2.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01041142/c01041142.pdf

 

and - for further info an the password issuse - the "Hardware and Software Guide" chapters 14 and 15 -:

http://bizsupport2.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00553822/c00553822.pdf

 

 

 

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