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  • husheyeama Dec 19, 2008

    i did not recieve my password

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Hi,
Please clarify which password you are missing and for what, windows login? Computer start up password?

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Is this the BIOS password or the windows password?

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How can i have the password bios of laptop dell E6420


f you are running Dell servers, it is recommended to enable BIOS password. This is will prevent accidental changes done to Dell BIOS settings by others who get physical access to the server.

You can setup two different types of passwords in Dell BIOS:

System Password: This will be prompted before the system can boot up, and load the operating system.
Setup password: The system will prompt for this password only when you are trying to access the BIOS settings.

Depending on your situation, it might be a good idea to enable both the system and setup password at the BIOS level. I recommend that you at least enable BIOS password.
Press F2 for System Setup

When the Dell server is booting up, press F2 to start system setup, from where you can change Dell BIOS settings.

BIOS System Security

From the Dell BIOS main menu, scroll down to "System Security" and press enter.

Password Not Enabled

From here, you can see that both the System and Setup password is not enabled by default.

Enable System Password (and Setup Password)

Scroll to "System Password" and press enter, which will prompt you to enter the password that you like to set for the system. Please understand that if you set this password, you have to enter this password everytime you start the system. Do the same thing for Setup Password.

Don't forget this bios password. If you forget, then you have go through the painful process of resetting the Dell BIOS password.
Password is Enabled

Once you've enabled both the password, from the "System Security" menu, you'll see that that both system and setup password is enabled as shown below.

password is set

System Password Prompt (During Startup)

From now-onwards, anytime you start the system, it will not load the operating system, unless you specify the system password as shown below.

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Setup Password Prompt (To Access BIOS)

If you press F2, to get to the BIOS, it will prompt for the setup password as shown below. If you don't enter a valid password here, you cannot access the Dell BIOS settings anymore.

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How to unlock acer laptop admin/password forget my password


use hirens boot cd...theres utility there that can remove admin password

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Forgot password


If you have another account on your laptop that has administrator rights, log in into that account and change the password for your account. If you have an administrator account (even if you don't try putting in Administrator and leave password field blank) try using that account to reset the password, otherwise try one of the following:

- see this for XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305
- or this for Vista/Win7 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/What-to-do-if-you-forget-your-Windows-password
- or if anything else didn't work you can use third party software from Hiren's Boot CD to reset your login password http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download.html

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Is blocking my disk hard and not me is password, cannot do anything after three attempts my laptop dell latitude E6400, shuts down


Get in touch with DELL to unlocked.
After sending the proof of ownership they will send you the right password to unlock the Hard Drive.

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I have toshiba satellite LToshiba Satellite L505-S5966 PC Notebook L505 -S bios password forget need to remove


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To bypass the BIOS password for your laptop press and hold Left Shift key and check if password is bypassed. If it is not then you would need to reset it. To reset the BIOS password you would need to remove the RTC battery on the motherboard and try and restart the laptop 2-3 times. With the laptop turned offf follow these steps--

  • Open Memory Cover
  • Remove Memory
  • Remove Black plastic insulation
  • Locate & Short CMOS CLR1 for 15 Seconds

  • Hope this helps... If it does please do not forget to accept the solution or post back for assistance.

    Daniel

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    Unable to login to laptop due to forgotten login password


    First thing you can try is:

    1: When booting up the laptop Press F8 until you see a screen show that has an option to boot in "Safe Mode"
    2: Once it has finished booting up you can Select Administrator and hopefully there is no password set.
    3: If there is no password set then login as Administrator and goto "Control Panel", Select User Accounts and change your daughter's password to something she wont forget ;p

    if that fails then you can try this

    http://www.lostpassword.com/

    Offers a program that resets your passwords.

    Hope this helped.

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    Forget the master password for HDD ACER3680


    Remove the cmos battery for 5minutes.. reinstall ...laptop will be reset to default,reboot and set new password.RICHARDM69

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    did you try the password hint on the log on screen

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