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Can't boot and forgot bios password on ibm r50e

Will not boot from hard drive and forgot bios password on ibm r50e laptopto change boot sequence.
i have the same problem. but my laptop is Sony Vaio vgn nr21s/s.
i try open the case, but it´s dificult. i can´t find the cmos battery. can anyone help me?
please it is realy important.

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    Helder Lopes May 16, 2009

    my warranty hasn't expired. but i open my laptop and i see under the keyboard one flat cable to remove, but i don´t do that because i think that it´s very dificult to put tha cable again.
    how much to ask for onetime password for sony?

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You need to remove, or short, the cmos battery. I'll be on the motherboard somewhere, possibly under the keyboard. Remove all screws, carefully, slide back any tabs on the keyboard and carefully remove. Only do this if your warranty has expired.

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The CMOS batter might be behind the hard drive or drive rack. It looks like a quarter (US Currency).

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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