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Setup password Hi, my laptop reboots every time i press too hard on a certain key. after closing it the other night, when i re started it, it brought up septup password! i never setup a password and have no idea what to do anyone know a master password or setup password to help me please? Thankyou!

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  • camillyvanil Mar 11, 2009

    Thanks. I have a master cd which completely restores the laptop and have tried using that but it will not run cd's until i have entered the password. How would i go about removing the battery? and would this wipe off my data as i have a level coursework on it :(

  • camillyvanil Mar 13, 2009

    Thanks for the ideas. I now know it is the bios password. I tried removing the battery for around 5 minutes and then tried a bit longer however, the password request is still appearing. The laptop is any adevent. Any suggestions for the password??

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You can do it the hardware "way" where you have to open your laptop and remove a battery inside the computer or can do it the software "way".. I would recommend you the software if you doesn't have tried to open a laptop before..

Download this and burn the image to cd and boot from it: http://www.pccmos.com/download/PCCMOSCleaner.iso
Further instructions: http://www.pccmos.com/guide.html

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Posted on Mar 11, 2009

  • Veli Kerim Celik
    Veli Kerim Celik Mar 11, 2009

    You may also want to try some common passwords before messing with the hardware.. But if they doesnt work you will have to try removing the battery:



    AMI BIOS Passwords:


    A.M.I.
    AAAMMMIII
    AMI?SW
    AMI_SW
    AMI
    BIOS
    CONDO
    HEWITT RAND
    LKWPETER
    MI
    Oder
    PASSWORD

    AWARD BIOS Passwords:


    01322222
    589589
    589721
    595595
    598598
    ALFAROME
    ALLy
    aLLy
    aLLY
    ALLY
    aPAf
    _award
    award
    AWARD_SW
    AWARD?SW
    AWARD SW
    AWARD PW
    AWKWARD
    awkward
    BIOSTAR
    CONCAT
    CONDO
    Condo
    d8on
    djonet
    HLT
    J64
    J256
    J262
    j332
    j322
    KDD
    Lkwpeter
    LKWPETER
    PINT
    pint
    SER
    SKY_FOX
    SYXZ
    syxz
    shift + syxz
    TTPTHA
    ZAAADA
    ZBAAACA
    ZJAAADC

    PHOENIX BIOS Passwords:


    BIOS
    CMOS
    phoenix
    PHOENIX

    Misc Common Passwords:


    ALFAROME
    BIOSTAR
    biostar
    biosstar
    CMOS
    cmos
    LKWPETER
    lkwpeter
    setup
    SETUP
    Syxz
    Wodj

    Other Manufacturer BIOS Passwords:


    Biostar - Biostar
    Compaq - Compaq
    Dell - Dell
    Enox - xo11nE
    Epox - central
    Freetech - Posterie
    IWill - iwill
    Jetway - spooml
    Packard Bell - bell9
    QDI - QDI
    Siemens - SKY_FOX
    TMC - BIGO
    Toshiba - Toshiba
    VOBIS & IBM - merlin

    _______________________________________________________



    DO THIS ON YOUR OWN RISK.. YOU CAN END UP MESSING UP UR LAPTOP IF YOU DO SOMETHING WRONG..



    Ok then you have to upon up your laptop with a screwdriver and look after something like this:


    Or like this:


    When you find it unplug for approx. 5 min and plug it back in.. When you turn the computer back on it may warn you that the CMOS configuration could not be found. You can either reconfigure it yourself or restore defaults. Select defaults..



    Now password should be gone..







    For futher details:

    http://www.wikihow.com/Break-a-BIOS-Pass...

  • Veli Kerim Celik
    Veli Kerim Celik Mar 12, 2009

    PS: You will not loose any data on your harrdisk

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