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Resetting the Bios by removing the CMOS Battery

You can reset the bios and bios password manually by removing the cmos battery. You will have to open your computer up and find the battery. It will be connected to the motherboard and it will look like this - http://www.google.com/search?q=cmos+battery&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi&biw=1920&bih=989 Memory in the bios is volatile, so when you remove the battery, it will be lost, completely resetting it. You will need to put the battery back to turn your computer on again an you will be all set.
Look at the manufacturer's logo screen to find what button you should press to enter the bios. It will likely be between F8 and F12. Hold it or press it repeatedly as your computer turns on to enter the bios.

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BIOS Password is stored in CMOS and retained by power provided by the CMOS (Coin-cell) Battery.
To Reset the BIOS Password, Remove the CMOS (Coin-cell) Battery from the motherboard for five minutes and restart the system. This will load the factory default settings and the password would be gone. Re-install the battery after the password is rest.

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A. By Removing the CMOS Battery:

cmos_battery.jpg Almost all motherboards use a small coin sized CMOS battery to store all BIOS settings along with the password. To reset the password, unplug the PC, open the cabinet and remove the CMOS battery for approx. 15-30 minutes and then put it back. It'll reset all BIOS settings as well as the password and you'll need to re-enter all settings.
If it fails, then try to remove the battery for at least one hour.
B. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:
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This information is intended for experienced users. It is not intended for basic users, hackers, or computer thieves. Please do not try any of following procedures if you are not familiar with computer hardware. I'll not be responsible for the use or misuse of this information, including personal injury, loss of data or hardware damage. So use it at your own risk.

A. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:

In most motherboards CMOS battery is soldered, which makes it difficult to remove the battery. In this case we use another method.

Almost all motherboards contain a jumper that can clear all CMOS settings along with the BIOS password. The location of this jumper varies depending upon the motherboard brand. You should read your motherboard manual to check its location. If you don't have the manual then look for the jumpers near the CMOS battery. Most of the manufacturer label the jumper as CLR, CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, etc.

When you find the jumper, look carefully. There will be 3 pins and the jumper will be joining the center pin to either left or right pin. What you need to do, is remove the jumper and join the center pin to the opposite pin. e.g. if the jumper joins center pin to left pin, then remove it and join center pin to right pin. Now wait for a few seconds and then again remove the jumper and join the center pin to left pin.

Make sure to turn the PC off before opening the cabinet and resetting the jumper.



B. By Using Software:


I have found that BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten BIOS/CMOS password. Simply boot your PC to DOS and execute the program, and get access to forgotten BIOS/CMOS passwords in just seconds

BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool Service: http://www.biospasswordrecovery.com/

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To remove the bios password you need to clear the CMOS.
Open your laptop casing look at your motherboard. locate the CMOS jamper it is near the battery. To clear remove the jamper and turn your computer on with in 5 to 10 seconds and turn it off. Reinsert the jamper back to there proper place and try to turn go to BIOS if there will be a password box appear.

You need to open your laptop and look at the motherboard and locate the CMOS battery. Just remove it with in 5 minutes to clear BIOS password.

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