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Bios password I bought this laptop, it was repossessed. Its a new laptop but the previous owner put a bios password on it, and i'm unable to format this laptop because i'm unable to boot sequence. I've had people tell me that with this particular brand...it cannot be done. If anyone has another opinion, it would be greatly appreciated. acer aspire 3690 Thx

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Yes this laptop is a bit tricky...
You cannot just remove the cmos battery...
This s what you can try
to clear the CMOS, the jumper is below the RAM bridged with a screw driver.
2 shiny dots on the board below the RAM
hope it helps
KG

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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