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I can't reset my bios password

I typed my password correctly,But steel not open.

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BIOS password can be removed using either of these two ways:

1) Take you BIOS cell out for a while and then plug it in again and your BIOS password shall be removed.

2) You can also change your BIOS Jumper Setting. Generally the BIOS jumper resides on pin 1 and 2. You simple take it out and then plant it in on pin 2 and 3. Power on your computer and then power it off. Then change the jumper to default setting that is pin 1 & 2 and then once you shall power on your laptop the BIOS password shall be removed.


The BIOS jumper resides on the motherboard and there is a marking on it stating "BIOS" which shall help you identify the correct jumper.

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