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Asking a BIOS "Enter CURRENT Password".

This morning I found it asking a BIOS "Enter CURRENT Password". tried clicking the alt F10 nothing works.just purchased. Acer wants to charge me $99 to look at it.

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  • CLIFGORDON20 Feb 11, 2009

    forgot password bios asking for password I do not know can you please help , just purchased 1/2/09 email me @ clifgordon2000@yahoo.com if you have solution

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    When I turn on my acer d-257 it comes to a grey screen asking for "current" password...? It's not the windows login menu either.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    when switched on an acer aspire is stuck on enter current password message / i dont have the password

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Its very simple. You can reset it by removing the CMOS battery and then putting it back in. You will have to remove the back panel of the laptop to get to it. This is what a CMOS battery looks like http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000239.htm

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