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I removed the battery and held the start button for 10 seconds and it comes back to type the password and press enter to leave security enabled I created a password and it accepted it and it not doing anything now it's sitll on that page saying password correct and the white dash mark blinking below it now what's going on?

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After you removed the battery short out the two pins with the clip might be blue or black looks like a really tiny square [:]

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press CTRL + ENTER at the same time that should disable the password security and it should boot properly. If not there is a jumper on the motherboard that you can pull to clear the password as well.

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SOURCE: When start it ask for Type password

take the cover open and remove the (cmos) watch battery on the main board for about 30 seconds, replace it, this will reset the password.

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SOURCE: Dell OptiPlex GX150 won't do anything.

on the motherboard there is a battery. it looks like a watch battery. there should be a jumper next to it with 3 prongs. move the jumper over to the next prong and start the computer.( it will start but will not come on). turn off the computer and put the jumper back to the first position. start the computer again and the bios will be reset

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