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Failed to run the action: Set BIOS Password. RRS feed

  • Question

  • one of the deployment get failed at the first step and the smts.log is showing this error :

    The old password must be provided to set a new password using --ValSetupPwd. InstallSoftware 9/12/2019 5:21:27 AM 1044 (0x0414)
    Command line "C:\_SMSTaskSequence\Packages\G0100793\X86_64\cctk.exe"  --setuppwd=bios4jci returned 41 InstallSoftware 9/12/2019 5:21:27 AM 1044 (0x0414)
    Process completed with exit code 41 TSManager 9/12/2019 5:21:27 AM 1712 (0x06B0)
    Could not find CCM install folder. Don't use ccmerrors.dll TSManager 9/12/2019 5:21:27 AM 1712 (0x06B0)
    Failed to run the action: Set BIOS Password. 
    Unknown error (Error: 00000029; Source: Unknown) TSManager 9/12/2019 5:21:27 AM 1712 (0x06B0)

    Do we need to setup a bios password which will be then reset by this package ?

    Friday, September 13, 2019 8:06 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    If you want to remove Dell BIOS password via cctk, try the command line:
    CCTK.exe --setuppwd= --valsetuppwd=%currentpassword%

    Regards,
    Allen

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    • Marked as answer by Arunrana5050 Monday, September 16, 2019 11:34 AM
    Monday, September 16, 2019 7:29 AM

All replies

  • That's vendor specific and specific to cctk.exe and so is best addressed in a Dell forum.

    Jason | https://home.configmgrftw.com | @jasonsandys

    Friday, September 13, 2019 8:35 PM
  • Hi,

    If you want to remove Dell BIOS password via cctk, try the command line:
    CCTK.exe --setuppwd= --valsetuppwd=%currentpassword%

    Regards,
    Allen

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    If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    • Marked as answer by Arunrana5050 Monday, September 16, 2019 11:34 AM
    Monday, September 16, 2019 7:29 AM