Question about HP Compaq nx5000 Notebook
My little cousins tampered with my laptop.It was on, i left for a while to get a drink.On returning to the pc, i found that it was requesting for Power ON Password.I shut down the system and turned it back on, the problem still remains the same.The system won't boot.It just displays a blue background with the Power On Password prompt. My aunty told me that the kids were fumbling with the keyboard while i was away and they don't seem to know the keys the pressed. Laptop Details : Compaq nx5000, S/N : CNU4220C3Q , P/N : DV149US#ABA., OS : Windows XP with Service Pack 2. Pls tell me what to do, Im going crazy. My e-mail is: email@example.com.
You have to clear the cmos the setting for this , its better take your laptop to the technician
Posted on Oct 16, 2008
Power On password is nothing but a hard drive lock password that comes up everytime you try booting the notebook. You have to enter it correctly in order to boot in or even to disable Power On password in BIOS.
You need to take it to the authorised service centre now where they will open up the laptop and CMOS battery (that stores the password) and reseat it. If you can then you can try it but i would suggest do not because the wirings are thin and delicate. Beleive me i have done it. Reseating the CMOS battery or replacing it is the only solution .
Posted on Oct 16, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 08, 2012 | Gateway M675 Laptop
Mar 10, 2012 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop
Aug 07, 2011 | Sony VAIO VGN-AR230G Notebook
May 13, 2011 | Lenovo 3000 Y410 Laptop
Mar 02, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Nov 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Jul 03, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Mar 24, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A60 Notebook
Mar 01, 2008 | Fujitsu AMILO D-7820 Notebook
96 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!