No Scam, No Spam, No virus. But who really sounds like a cunt? In my testing, there is no issue to running on any particular model, if its not compatible, it will not run and display an error. There are at least 3 different versions. It is intended solely to recover system-level passwords. So as of November 2012 the guy still works there, and is still helping people somehow. I hope you find my work useful.
When setting up the SpareKey, you are prompted to provide answers for a sequence of three predetermined personal identification questions. And at the end they offer me to either replace the motherboard or send the notebook to them to resolve the problem. And really it is just easier for everyone. Unfortunately, I cannot help you here other than that. On another host machine, connect the drive to the adapter and plug it it, and format it, making it dos bootable my system includes all software tools needed to do this. I tried everything I could find on the web to get around it, but nothing worked.
James landsome Exact same history here, also with a 6560b. Before this blog post, there was nothing showing that this could even be done. I know this is kind of a necro post, but this file is still turning in hits and thus has captured my attention. And thus began my quest to circumvent the protection. Look at my 26K+ views youtube video, and read the comments.
If your model inst listed, try a like model ie: 6545 on a 6540. I put instructions in the file I uploaded, including a. It had a busted display though. Fan kept running it not possible to close the laptop. Contacted hp and kept talking with several positions at support but seems no one was able to give a satisfying answer. Powering on the machine will boot to the dos environment.
If you don't know what you're looking for then take a look at the pictures below for an example. I dont mind paying for you efforts. As I say, sometimes the best hack comes from the manufacturer. Hi Eric, Thanks a lot for posting the files up to 4shared. I welcome all feedback good or bad, just trying to help people. Sorry, I am not an expert on these things, just trying to help the volunteers in the charity. But this is the internet.
This was originally for myself, but I have opened up to the community. If not then something has gone wrong somewhere and you'll need to either check if your initial read from the chip or the clean copy hasn't been corrupted somewhere along the line. If someone gives you one, it is not going to work. Clicking 'Import' will read the information and fill out the fields automatically. I can understand now how furious it can be for some when contacting the support of hp. So I got a hex editor, and started looking at the binary file. Im not sure if your using the older release or not.
But in fact all it's ok, the system can boot after the error message display, I can use Windows normally. Depending on the skill level of the person doing the work, it could prove daunting. When I Have my 10, I will release the software. I was able to remove all checks for serial,uuid and model :- So i have an universal spabkey. No more booting to windows for key creation.
Just boot, select your model and it will do the rest, just follow the prompts! If you successfully answer the questions, you are granted access and you can reset the password. When i got home I tried to reset the laptop with a windows cd. I don't notice anything being removed. Does anybody managed to fix that issue?! Long story short here, I did what I set out to do. The program executed but it did not display a password.
It's for a 2740p but the file contains the same information. I'm Mazzif and the owner of this piece of software. I have left the 6470b off the list, but there is a new 'Make All' feature that will produce all keys for all models in its database, 39 keys in all I believe. But, I found solution for these notebooks. This was not the username of the support rep who emailed me.