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Hi, Beni and all.
Thanks Beni for ur concern.

Infact, I connected a USB 2 harddrive (80GB) and transferred most of my data from Window and Linux (FC5) partitions and thought of repartitioning my laptop hard drive to increase space in Linux Partition. BTW, i thought of completely removing Windows (XP Home, SP-2) from my laptop and have a boot partition in USB Hard drive for windows. While trying to change my boot options I came to know that it is asking for setup password. Meanwhile, my combo drive (inbuilt, not USB) was out of order and after transferring data to USB drive, it was removed by authorised service center personnel for repairing.

Has it something to do with removal of my combo drive or transferring of data? Is there any way out to reset my setup password? I tried almost all the backdoor passwords of Award, AMI and phoenix bios, but none has worked so far.

Thanks for your possible suggestions to all.


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Re: My setup is asking for Password which i had never set

Do you mean when you try to format ur pc????

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