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Unable to open bios on e-machine to change logging order

Trying to use a program to recover a lost password

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  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Oct 30, 2012

    AS SOON AS YOU PRESS the Power On button, start tapping on the enter BIOS Setup key. Tap in 2 second intervals. If you hear beeps they are Stuck Key Error Code beeps. You are making them, so ignore the beeps.

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    Anonamous Stella Feb 21, 2014

    I know how to reset password on windows operating system. Tell me if this is the case.

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Boy everyone needs to be more specific on their questions! If you mean you want to get into the BIOS but cannot because you forgot the password, I have never seen any program that will retrieve it for any computer. But not all is lost, you can reset it to factory defaults if your comfortable with electronics, you can open your computer and remove the CMOS BIOS battery and leave it out for 15 minutes (some computers will need a little more or a little less time but 15 minutes will usually be long enough for most of them) Replace the battery and close your computer. You should now have the original factory settings for your computer and the password should be gone.
NOTE: only do this if you know how you had all of the other settings, because it will revert to original factory settings and all BIOS modifications you had done will also be lost as well! Also removing the CMOS BIOS battery is not something that could be done by anyone, you must have a good understanding of electronics to properly do this action.

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