Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
You set a BIOS password on your computer. The next time you start up the computer, you forgot what it was. How do you reset it?
1. Open up the computer to expose the motherboard. For normal desktop computers
,you will have to slide the case cover or side door off. For Laptops,remove the keyboard by unscrewing the screws securing it to the unit.
2. Look for a battery on the main board. It will either look like a large watch battery or like half of a AA.
3. Remove the battery for about 10 seconds.
4. Place the battery back on the motherboard.
Ifthis doesn’t work, it is likely that you will need to look in thedocumentation for your motherboard to learn the jumper that will resetthe BIOS password.
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