BIOS Reset for HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by TheBartman2019, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. TheBartman2019

    TheBartman2019 MDL Novice

    Jul 19, 2019
    Hi Folks,

    I am new to this - I have been sold the above laptop - but the BIOS is in 'secured' mode
    In order to unsecure the BIOS to install my desire OS, I need an admin password

    The person i bought this from does not recall password

    HP Support no longer create/distribute SMC.bin files to assist in this area

    Is there anyone capable of helping in creating the required SMC.bin ?

    The laptop details are shown attached:

    Product HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3
    Processor 1 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz
    Mem Size 8192 MB
    System BIOS N83 Ver. 01.10 01/04/2017

    Born on Date 07/16/2019
    Serial No 5CD8109WBW
    SKU No W4L72PC#ABG
    UUID C84B6911-25A2-11E8-8081-426073010066

    Feature Byte 3X476J6S6b727H7M7R7W7j7m7sa

    System Board ID 80FA
    System Board CT Number PFUFP018JAK00Y

    Cheers guys - I appreciate your help

  2. nelson77

    nelson77 MDL Novice

    Mar 3, 2018
    you can programer new bios