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Forgot all passwords, windows and bios

Hp pavillion n3290 with phoenix bios. Have tried some backdoors but no luck. I have spotmaou to get at windows passwords but can't boot from dvd/cd since don't have bios password. Any ideas?

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  • pwatz70 Feb 06, 2009

    Yeah, I knew that one, I was hoping not to have to take the notebook apart. Any other ideas, or have I dfoverd them all?

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Disconnect the power supply, remove the battery, then locate and remove the BIOS battery for a minute or so. That should Flash/Reset the BIOS to no password.

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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    Frank Fernandez Feb 07, 2009

    Looks like you have it covered to me.

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