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Clear bios password on acer aspire 5100-3959

I purchased an acer aspire 5100-3959 used and i can access the xp operating system but i cannot access the bios setting because the original owner has a password enabled. my only reason to have the bios password cleared is so i can perform a system restore and return the computer to original factory settings.
I cannot remove the cmos battery as it is sautered onto the mother board and will break if tampered with. can someone plz help me? to remove bios password

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  • fresh mike Sep 17, 2008

    I have Acer Travelmate 2420 i want to do a new installation so i can format my HDD but i cant get access to the bios so i ca nchange the boot settings can anyone pls help me?

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Short the battery hold a piece of wire on to the positive and the other on the negative for about 10 seconds this should short the battery it does no damage to any thing else.

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