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How do you get the bios password ?

My laptop will not boot up. The forums said to hold down the zero to retrieve a saved partition on the hard drive. All I get now is a blue box stating Enter Password. Its not the admin password on my computer and my laptop did not come with any special password when I bought it. From what I gather from the forums it should be a "Bios Password" and this did not come with it.

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Well, a BIOS password can be removed by either clearing the CMOS jumper or removing the CMOS battery on the motherboard.

On a regular computer this isn't too difficult, but unless you have taken apart your laptop before or are willing to try it, I would take it to someone you trust to work on your computer. Clearing the CMOS of a laptop generally requires near complete disassembly.

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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SOURCE: password for entring my bios

BIOS Passwords Basic settings on your computer such as how many and what kinds of disk drives you have which one are enabled and which are disabled and which ones are used for booting are held in a CMOS chip on the mother board. A tiny battery keeps this chip always running so that whenever you turn your computer off, it still remembers its instructions. A common method of entering the BIOS is pressing the Del key at Bootup other common methods are Ctrl +Alt +Esc and Ctrl + Esc. Most computers have a BIOS which can be configured to ask for a password as soon as the computer is switched on. If the Ask Password option is enabled then as soon as the PC is switched on a Dialog box welcomes you and asks you for the password. You cannot override this and there is no way of disabling this because to enter the BIOS you need to know the BIOS password. So what do you do? Disable it. Now to Disable the BIOS password you need to enter the BIOS. But as soon as you enter the BIOS the BIOS asks for a password. Now the most common method of overriding this password prompt is by trying out the default BIOS passwords. Some common passwords are: Lkwpeter j262 AWARD_SW AWARD_PW Biostar Many BIOS also have their default password that can be tried. "j262" opens most versions of Award BIOS it works about 80% of the time. "AWARD_SW" and "AWARD_PW" work on some computers as well, but much less often. In some BIOS shift+s y x z also works. The best way to find out the default passwords of various BIOS is to search at http://astalavista.box.sk which is the best search engine for security related matter Well if the default passwords did not work them get ready for some serious Hacking stuff. Now as the default BIOS password did not work we will try to reset the BIOS to its default settings so that it asks for no password at all. So to do following: First you have to open the computer and then look for a round lithium battery, it probably looks like a silver coin. So remove the battery and after 30 seconds or so put it back. Some computers may also require you to reset the jumper, so look for a 3-pin jumper and reset it. For example, on most machines you will find a three-pin device with pins one and two jumpered. If you move the jumper to pins two and three and leave it there for over five seconds, it will reset the CMOS. When you boot the machine some BIOS may give an error saying that the BIOS was reset or tampered with, but that is not such a big problem

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SOURCE: Boot sequence / bios password issues with Acer Aspire 5100

The finger print bull is how that password came up for me and they want a 125.00 to remove it. I called the better business bureau and filed a complaint. They shouldn't have any right to control your laptop. I to have a 6292 , took it apart as far as I could and could not find jumper or password. This is a gimmick to make money.

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SOURCE: lenovo bios password

Hi,

I found a homepage with a load of Backdoor passwords, - one of them will bypass you forgotten BIOS password. If you dont know your type, you´ll have to try them all out, or untill you hit the right one:
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000451.htm

Good Luck
/Teis -> dont forget to vote before you leave :-)

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Can't remember BIOS passoword on Toshiba Satellite L355D

You will have to contact Toshiba Support directly. The CMOS battery is soldered to the board, so you cannot remove it, and there are no jumpers to switch/short. Good luck.

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SOURCE: bios password for acer travelmate 2410

i have had just the same problem, i took my laptop apart removed the cmos battery its just to the side of the trackpack on top of the motherboard, but this did not work, HERE is the solution with out stripping the all the laptop make sure the battery is out and no power to the laptop all you need to do is take the plastic part with the power button on off and underneath you will see a small switch called SW1 move the number one switch to on then power up the laptop press F2 and there you go your in the bios, save all settings turn off put the switch back to where it was put you plastic facia back on replace the battery power up now press F2 and do what you want all is good

Posted on Aug 09, 2010

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