[NEED HELP] HP EliteBook 8440p BIOS Information lost (BIOS Configuration ID Needed) !

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  1. tomay3000

    tomay3000 MDL Member

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    #1 tomay3000, Jul 8, 2015
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    I have an HP EliteBook 8440p which lost all its BIOS information (SN, PN, SKU, Config Id, UUID, ...), by a crisis BIOS flash, then it started showing me "System Board OOA Product Information Not Valid" on each boot.
    I am trying to restore its information using HPSet146.exe, but I have a little problem: All the info in the back of the notebook has gone (cleared, not visible), & I have no clue what should I chose for the BIOS information (SN, PN, SKU, Config Id, UUID, ...).

    Help me please. :worthy:

    EDIT: Attachments uploaded.

    Thank you for your understanding.



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  2. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    tomay3000 MDL Member

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  4. Mazzif

    Mazzif Elitebook Pwner

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    Config ID can be set to all Zeros (14 or 25 depending on model). This is a common problem, but zeroing out the config ID is OK. It was more for vendors and OS specific features.
     
  5. tomay3000

    tomay3000 MDL Member

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    #7 tomay3000, Jul 14, 2015
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    non of the 25, 14 nor 17 zeros of the Config ID has worked.
    as you can see in the screenshots it tells me: "System board successfully programmed", and after a reboot, the system re-reboots for the second time (on the screen hp logo), and all the data will be lost again, as nothing happened.
     
  6. 0wenli

    0wenli MDL Novice

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    Please help I have the same problem and I've tried Nbdmifit and wndmifit64 and bios config utility but I can't get it working please help
     
  7. taojung

    taojung MDL Novice

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    I would like to agree with this regarding the matter of the network module whitelist, not in general about BIOS modification. This is still an unresolved issue.