troubleshooting Question

Bios is not in a committed state error

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A customer brought a  low profile Hp computer (Z240S/ZHS) that needed a motherboard replacement.  I purchased one off of ebay, installed it and it run fine except the first time i started it up, it came up saying that it was in an uncommitted state or was unlocked.  After doing research, I downloaded and installed the HP BIOS utility ran that and changed the setting to "locked" mode. That fixed that issue but then it said that it was missing other settingsIMG_20210908_111949608.jpg So I went back and copied the those values from the config.txt file into the new BIOS config.txt file.  Now I am getting what you see here,IMG_20210908_150402736 (2).jpg At this point I am at a loss as to know what to change to stop this message.  The computer starts up fine and runs fine otherwise, but I know my customer will not be happy with it like it is. 

Here is the config from the old motherboard:config old motherboard.txt

Here is the config from the new motherboard: config.txt

Maybe this will help: IMG_20210908_155708893.jpg

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