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Power up lock

When I turn on my laptop, I get a power-on password but I have NEVER had a password. How do I get past this problem? It is very frustrating because I need this computer for work, it has my time sheet and all my maps on it. PLEASE help me....

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Re: power up lock

Try starting in safe mode (F8 on startup)and select start windows in safe mode. If you can get in that way you may have to delete your account or open a new account in a different name, then change the settings to no password. If all else fails you will have to locate the cmos battery in your notebook and remove it for a few minutes then put it back in but it may be difficult to find.

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