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I have a DELL LAPTOP . Latitude D430 ,

When turned on it sais Windowa XP Professional . But has a sticker which sais Windows Vista . Well I bought from a well known store in Chicago . They buy used and new laptops . Then sell them . Well the other day I bought this Dell Laptop Latitude D430 . Theres only 1 problem , The computer is locked . I don't know anything about the password . And I need it for school . ASAP . It doesn't even have a place to put it CD's . Can you please help me unlock it . Thanks

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  • deanobaby Feb 20, 2009

    when i turn it on it loads up and wont let me go to set up or boot menu instead it goes to bios code saying i need to enter bios code before i can acces or do any thing i cant remember the bios code and when i do try typeing nothing types on screen please can some body help me?

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When the pass word box comes up do not put any thing in there and press enter or Three other things you can do take it back and ask for the Administration Password Second access the Bios and you may be able to over ride it or access the Bios battery and that my help BUT I would try the first one

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You will need two utilities 1. PE to USB and 2 . Bart PE Both are free software. You will need to create a bootable Bart PE image with BatrPE and then dump it on a pen drive ( 1 GB sufficient ) with PE to USB Software and boot your Laptop with it. You can then Format the hard drive which seems to have been locked.

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