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I could not find that model number computer. There are a couple things you can do:
1) Power down. Remove the power cable. Press and hold the Power On button until the fans stop. Look on your computer motherboard to see if you have PWRD RES pins. This will be 3 pins with a jumper on 2 of them. If the jumper is on pins 1 & 2, place it on pins 2 & 3. If it is on 2 & 3, move it to 1 & 2. Reboot the computer. The password will be reset. Shut it down and move the jumper back to where it was. Not all motherboards have these. If not proceed below.
2) You can take the CMOS battery out for a few minutes. First remove the power cable from the computer. Press and hold the Power On button until the fans stop spinning. (BTW, this discharges the capacitors on the board.) Ground yourself to the case. Pop the battery out for a few minutes. Snap it back in. Connect the power cable. Turn it on. You will need to hit F2 (or whatever key is for your setup) and configure your BIOS for your hardware.
If you are not familiar with working on the inside components or setting up the BIOS, please seek some professional advice from a local computer repair shop.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
Pull the CMOS Battery off of the motherboard and let it sit out for a couple hours. The CMOS battery looks like a large watch battery. Reseat the CMOS Battery and give that a try.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
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