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How do I reset firmware password (EFI) on my MacBook Air A1369

How do I reset firmware password (EFI) on my MacBook Air A1369

Hello guys. I just bought a Macbook Air A1369 Intel Core i5 on eBay and I found out today that it is blocked with a firmware password. What can I do to reset the password?

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bert [Entry]

"I am working on a MacBook Pro mid 2014 that was bios locked. I bought a bios chip from bios depot on eBay and fed him the serial number and info and he made me a new bios chip. I replaced the one on the board and it worked fine for about a month then it failed and bricked the machine. I found a company in the Netherlands that make a small circuit board with the preprogramed bios chip on it. It plugs right into a port on the motherboard and it is awesome. It overrides the bios chip in favor of the new one and in minutes after getting it I am up and running. on eBay they have a few of the matts but if you look up there site they have many Mac models they support. I don't have the info in front of me but if you go to eBay and search for MacBook bios chip and ""Matt"" or

EFI BIOS firmware Matt Card Apple MacBook Pro 13"" 2015

that will get you to one of there listing and get you in touch with the company. This turned my bricked MacBook back into a working machine in minutes. did take it a week or so to get here but it was worth it.

Hope this helps"
bert [Entry]

The Genius Bar people can reset the firmware password but they will need a proof of purchase for the original purchase. I have the same problem with a MacBook my college roommate gave me and they told me he has to provide them with the original proof of purchase (or the credit card he used to buy it since he bought it at the Apple Store) in order to unlock it.
bert [Entry]

this was efi chip that was used from 2010-2013 on almost all models macbook pro 13 15 and 17 also the imac and mac mini. they have 8 legs very common and easy to reprogram with right tools.
bert [Entry]

I found this. hope this helps http://osxdaily.com/2015/01/28/forgot-ma...