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Can't get past the system password prompt

When I boot up the pc, I get "Type the system password and press " then the prompt. I try rebooting and pressing F2 and F12 but it doesn't go to set-up or boot menu. I have recovery discs but they won't boot up either.

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  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    same for me

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    set system password, but when I try to type it in, it acts like my keyboard isn't even hooked up. However, when I press "enter", it says that it was a failed attempt and the system must shut down.

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You have to reset the cmos, take the battery out for 5 minutes without any power suppy attached, this should clear and bios passwords, then put the battery back in, you will have to set the date and time again

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The startup password is enabled... To get rid of the password prompt you will need to open the case of the computer, unplug all cables from the back, noting from the inside. On the inside remove the memory battery the bios should eventually clear and the password will be gone. There should also be a jumper you can change to another position and back to reset the bios, its documented in the user manual of the motherboard incase you have it.

remove the battery for 30minutes see if its solved if not leave it out over night, if its still not solved we will need to find the user manual to find the jumper, if you post the model details that are written into the motherboard I can look it up for you.


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Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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    daviespatric Sep 13, 2012

    Thank you for the help, i have try to removed the cmos battery for 30 min, didn't work, overnight didn't work, The info on the monther board is ( COMPAQ 2001-2002 PROCESSOR BOARD). Please doa sk me any further question the will enable you to help me solve the problem. thanks

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Now you're ready to reboot your PC, and press the appropriate key or key
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If this fails try typing


At command prompt type debug
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MOV AX,CX <ENTER>
OUT 70,AL <ENTER>
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JB 103 <ENTER>
INT 20 <ENTER>
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Basic BIOS password - works 9.9 times out of ten

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Select safe mode with networking to download

you could download all of these or just one save them to a usb drive for later use if one fails to remove the password


http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-bios-password.html


At some stage you might need to press Ctrl+Enter rather than just Enter if on a Dell Latitude E5410


http://majorgeeks.com/CmosPwd_d239.html

A CMOS BIOS password recovery tool

Editors note: This tool should only be used by experienced computer users.


Please see the enclosed read me if you would like to run it from Windows.

Failure to follow instructions (from Windows) will cause your anti-virus to flag this as a virus.


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Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer

As the computer is booting repeatadly press the F8 key as the computer is booting


If done properly the user should get to a screen similar to the below screen.

Select the option for Safe mode command prompt only

Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode

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Return to OS Choices Menu


Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.


select safe mode with command prompt


Then type at the C:\> prompt: type

DEBUG

and hit Enter. You'll see a dash (-) at the DEBUG prompt. Now type:

o 70 2e

which will show as -o 70 2e at the DEBUG prompt. Hit Enter. Then type:

o 71 ff

and hit Enter. Finally type:

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and hit Enter one last time to quit DEBUG back to the C:\> prompt.
Now you're ready to reboot your PC, and press the appropriate key or key
combo (look it up in your motherboard manual if you don't know it) to access
your BIOS Setup.


Youll notice the password is gone.


if this fails try typing


At command prompt type debug
you will get a - prompt where you can type the following (<enter> means press enter, not type enter*)

A <ENTER>
MOV AX,0 <ENTER>
MOV AX,CX <ENTER>
OUT 70,AL <ENTER>
MOV AX,0 <ENTER>
OUT 71,AL <ENTER>
INC CX <ENTER>
CMP CX,100 <ENTER>
JB 103 <ENTER>
INT 20 <ENTER>
<ENTER> just hit enter on this line
G <ENTER>
Q <ENTER>

Basic BIOS password - works 9.9 times out of ten

if this fails you will need to


Select safe mode with networking to download

you could download all of these or just one save them to a usb drive for later use if one fails to remove the password


http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-bios-password.html


http://majorgeeks.com/CmosPwd_d239.html

A CMOS BIOS password recovery tool

Editors note: This tool should only be used by experienced computer users. Please see the enclosed read me if you would like to run it from Windows. Failure to follow instructions (from Windows) will cause your anti-virus to flag this as a virus.


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restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer

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If done properly the user should get to a screen similar to the below screen.

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and hit Enter. You'll see a dash (-) at the DEBUG prompt. Now type:

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which will show as -o 70 2e at the DEBUG prompt. Hit Enter. Then type:

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and hit Enter. Finally type:

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and hit Enter one last time to quit DEBUG back to the C:\> prompt.
Now you're ready to reboot your PC, and press the appropriate key or key
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Youll notice the password is gone.


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At command prompt type debug
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MOV AX,CX <ENTER>
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MOV AX,0 <ENTER>
OUT 71,AL <ENTER>
INC CX <ENTER>
CMP CX,100 <ENTER>
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Reboot the computer As the computer is booting repeatadly press the F8 key as the computer is booting


If done properly the user should get to a screen similar to the below screen.

Select the option for Safe mode command prompt only


Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:

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Enable Boot Logging
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Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
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Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice

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