Question about HP Pavilion dv2000t 14.1" Notebook Laptop PC (Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66 GHz, 1GB RAM, 100GB HDD, D... PC Notebook
For the HP Pavillion DV2000 series specifically : turn laptop upside down, remove battery , with small phllips screwdriver remove Hard drive access lid , you will see a small compartment next to the hard drive with a small button cell covered in black plastic wraping and a black and red cables plugged to the main board, unplugged those and wait 10 to 15 secs, plugged back, install battery and start the laptop you will a warning that bios settings had been restored to default, press F1 to continue and done.
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
Try the Generic passwords first
The location of the jumpers or dipswitches may vary; however, here are general locations where these jumpers / dipswitch may be located.
If a BIOS password is forgotten in some cases it may be possible to use a generic BIOS password to bypass the unknown password. By using a generic BIOS password you may be able to change the password to a different password. Below is a listing of generic passwords for each of the major types of BIOS.
Note: It is important to realize that these passwords do not work on all types of computers and/or BIOS chipsets.
Russian Award Passwords:
IBM APTIVA BIOS
Press both mouse buttons repeatedly during the boot
SOME COMPUTERS WITH TOSHIBA BIOS
Hold down the Shift key as the computer is booting
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