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Bios password I have one laptop with Bios password, it was my son 8 years old who make it :-(, and I can't get inside the bios without password, I have contacted Dell, and got one password but not the right one. do you have any solution on my problems tnx

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  • kvikk55 Jan 19, 2009

    No it doesn't work to take away the backup battery, dell told me to do that take away the battery and hold down the power button for about 20 sec. I did it 1 minuttes, but without any luck, I have also try the SPORTMAU program without any luck on my dell, but it works on another machines who had bios password, it's a exellent program, but not for dell :-(


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There is one solution from my end but this is on ur risk . On laptop motherboard there is a battery which is called CMOS battery if this is removed & palced again ur BIOS password will be reseted & it will boot like a normal PC.....................................Sameeraryan

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Toshiba a215 bios password then prompted for hdd password space bar enter didnt work

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1. using software 2. using hardware.

I would first try resetting or removing using software, here are two software apps to reset or retrieve BIOS passwords.

!BIOS - is a PC BIOS toolkit offering password removal/decrypt and BIOS settings modification/backup/restore.
You can download it here:

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You will need to create a bootable Dos, or Linux or NT cd in order to run them.

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Hello !
On this tutorial we will remove the bios battery that remove the bios password , do follow this instruction
1-Turn off your computer
Disconnect from Power, removing the battery.
3-Put his hands on a metal parts to separate you from the potential static electricity.
4- Close the computer and return on the back.
5- Loosen the screws that allow the opening of the rear cover.
6- Carefully remove the rear cover, without forcing.
7-You are at the inside of your PC, do not be fooled. Locate the BIOS battery which in most cases the shape of a large watch battery or camera: flat and round, but on a laptop is often enclosed in a small plastic cover and is connected to the map mother with two son. It will look like this (the color is subject to change): (look at the picture below )

8- Disconnect the power from the battery by gently pulling the plastic plug.
9- Press about twenty seconds on the power button on your notebook.
Reconnect the battery.
10-Close the unit by making sure to tighten gently, reconnect the po
wer supply.
Good luck & thank you for shoosing fixya .

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I have a advent 7113 laptop and i have done everthing to get passed the bios password with no luck been at it for a week now and i think i am going to hit my son over the head with his laptop can any one...

The BIOS Password is set from the BIOS configuration. Ask your son for the password. Once you have this password, you can enter the BIOS configuration and remove/disable this password.
Depending how old you computer is, removing the BIOS battery and main battery for 15+ mins may remove this password and restore the BIOS to the factory default (insert both batteries again) and configure the BIOS Date and Time etc.
BUT if the the password is stored on an EEPROM chip then removing will not fix this problem. There are no backdoor passwords available.

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Hope this helps!!!


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Help pls

only way you can reset bios password is to reset the BIOS . to do this
*if its an desktop
open tower , inside the tower you'll see motherboard
look out for battert (wich is size of nickle)
remove the battery and wait fo few second
then insert it back
*if its an laptop , let me know model no and make

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