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Will removing the cmos battery help remove bios password

Help i cant remove or reset bios password to gain access to reinstall windows please help. If i remove coms battery will this reset the laptop?

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  • pinkkelly26 Feb 24, 2009

    does that work with laptops too???

  • Jerrod Guarino
    Jerrod Guarino Jan 15, 2014

    removing the cmos does not always help... mine was out six months and it still kept the password...

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Yes, if you remove the cmos battery and have your PC unpluged wait 2-3 mins before reseting battery it should reset the bio's.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

  • Brian Chan Feb 26, 2009

    Yes it will work on Laptop also, note that the cmos battery maybe located underneath the keyboard for most laptop be carefully if you did to do this.

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