+ 0 Votes HP Flash TheChas 7 years ago The last time I researched resetting the CMOS on a HP laptop, I found out that they use part of the BIOS Flash ROM to store the BIOS settings. For the model I checked on, the only supported method to clear the user settings was to physically replace the Flash ROM and restore the BIOS. My first recommendation is to check with a HP service center and see what they have to offer. If the cost of getting the BIOS settings cleared is too high, or you feel like taking a gamble, you can search the web (or old question threads here) for "HP Laptop BIOS Crack" and see what you find. One caution, many of the crack and hack web sites are full of virus, spy-ware, and assorted other mal-ware. Chas + 0 Votes New Zombie Record! 4 years, 10 months, 21 days! robo_dev 2 years ago That's an old original post, even in Zombie years. 2006! + 0 Votes HP Laptop BIOS Resting ashily24dee 2 years ago Hi, When your HP laptop has problems in booting properly, you would have to reset the BIOS. You would have to follow certain steps in order to reset BIOS. First you would have to reboot your HP laptop. Then until you see the set-up message on your laptop???s screen you would have to press the ???F1??? button on your keyboard. After that so as to select the factory settings option you would have to press ???F5??? button. Then press 'F10' so as to exit the set-up. http://supportforhp.iyogi.com/laptop-reset-bios.html Hope this information helps you. + 0 Votes New Zombie Record! 4 years, 10 months, 21 days! robo_dev 2 years ago That's an old original post, even in Zombie years. 2006!