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How do I remove a BIOS or HDD password from an ACER laptop computer

This is the response from Acer America Tech support about removing a lost BIOS password:
Thank you for contacting Acer America. I apologize for the delay in responding to your inquiry. In order to have the BIOS or hard disk password removed (This include any biometric security), the notebook will need to come in to our repair depot for password removal. This service is not covered by warranty and unfortunately there is no other recourse to remove a BIOS or HDD password from the notebook. The flat fee for BIOS password removal is $100.00 US dollars plus tax. If it is a BIOS or HDD password and you would like us to service it for you, please contact our telephone technical support line at 1-800-816-2237. Hours of operation are 7am-9pm CST Monday-Friday and 8am-5pm CST Saturday and Sunday, excluding holidays.

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When i press f2 on my acer aspire 4810T Mod. MS2271, it ask for current password. can you help/


Hi,

When we press F2 the laptop gets into BIOS and if there is a password set for BIOS then it would prompt you to enter password. A good idea would be to contact your System Maker's support for specific info.

Introduction to BIOS Passwords
http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-bios-password.shtml
How to Remove a BIOS Password - a video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P8xEz_5Q74

Removing a Bios - CMOS Password
http://www.dewassoc.com/support/bios/bios_password.htm

Check the links provided here
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090901163336AAwQqcD

Clear BIOS Password, All tricks !
http://rahulhackingarticles.wetpaint.com/page/Clear+BIOS+Password,+All+tricks

Hope this helps.

Oct 11, 2017 | Acer Computers & Internet

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bios password want


You must contact acer support to reset bios password.
Here is your link. Contact Acer Quick Response for Tech and Customer Service

Mar 11, 2015 | Acer Extensa 4620 Notebook

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Im stuck on bios at password on my acer aspire 4520


Hi Sureal

the links to help you remove / reset the bios password

http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-bios-password.html

or

http://www.tech-faq.com/how-do-i-reset-an-acer-bios-password.html

Cheers

Jan 02, 2012 | Acer Computers & Internet

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How can I reset the system boot password on my Acer Travelmate 6492


Here's the deal. Officially, Acer won't provide you with ANY information on how to reset this password. They only will tell you that if you send them $100 and the laptop that THEY will clear it for you. Here's an email excerpt that I found online in reference to this:
"Thank you for contacting Acer America. I apologize for the delay in responding to your inquiry. In order to have the BIOS or hard disk password removed (This include any biometric security), the notebook will need to come in to our repair depot for password removal. This service is not covered by warranty and unfortunately there is no other recourse to remove a BIOS or HDD password from the notebook. The flat fee for BIOS password removal is $100.00 US dollars plus tax. If it is a BIOS or HDD password and you would like us to service it for you, please contact our telephone technical support line at 1-800-816-2237. Hours of operation are 7am-9pm CST Monday-Friday and 8am-5pm CST Saturday and Sunday, excluding holidays."
That being said, in most cases (and I've found several articles that confirm this), if you remove all power from the laptop (A/C power, main battery AND the CMOS battery) for approx 30-45 minutes, that this will wipe the BIOS completely and then you can get back into it. Getting to the CMOS (bios) battery requires partially tearing down the laptop which, while not rocket science, can be a bit complex. If you decide to do this, here is a link to a complete service manual that will walk you through the process (http://www.intellcity.ru/content-2/service-manual-notebook-Acer/service-manual-Acer-TravelMate-6492.pdf).
I hope this response helps you out.
I wish you the very best of luck! If I can help you further, please let me know.
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Jun 27, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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I took my acer aspire 5420 to a tech, and he put a password on my bios, now i canot get into the bios. can you help?


You will have to ask the tech for the BIOS password.
The standart password for BIOS is ADMIN. You can try and see if it works. If not, the only thing you can do is ask the tech.
Thank you

Jan 21, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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