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Overclock; Access clock multiplier settings?

If I clear the BIOS password will this enable me to access the clock multiplier?

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Re: Overclock; Access clock multiplier settings?

Yes if the motherboard supports overclocking, but you should be very careful not to burn your processor.

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How can i have the password bios of laptop dell E6420

f you are running Dell servers, it is recommended to enable BIOS password. This is will prevent accidental changes done to Dell BIOS settings by others who get physical access to the server.

You can setup two different types of passwords in Dell BIOS:

System Password: This will be prompted before the system can boot up, and load the operating system.
Setup password: The system will prompt for this password only when you are trying to access the BIOS settings.

Depending on your situation, it might be a good idea to enable both the system and setup password at the BIOS level. I recommend that you at least enable BIOS password.
Press F2 for System Setup

When the Dell server is booting up, press F2 to start system setup, from where you can change Dell BIOS settings.

BIOS System Security

From the Dell BIOS main menu, scroll down to "System Security" and press enter.

Password Not Enabled

From here, you can see that both the System and Setup password is not enabled by default.

Enable System Password (and Setup Password)

Scroll to "System Password" and press enter, which will prompt you to enter the password that you like to set for the system. Please understand that if you set this password, you have to enter this password everytime you start the system. Do the same thing for Setup Password.

Don't forget this bios password. If you forget, then you have go through the painful process of resetting the Dell BIOS password.
Password is Enabled

Once you've enabled both the password, from the "System Security" menu, you'll see that that both system and setup password is enabled as shown below.

password is set

System Password Prompt (During Startup)

From now-onwards, anytime you start the system, it will not load the operating system, unless you specify the system password as shown below.


Setup Password Prompt (To Access BIOS)

If you press F2, to get to the BIOS, it will prompt for the setup password as shown below. If you don't enter a valid password here, you cannot access the Dell BIOS settings anymore.

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How to tweak your computer

Step 1
Back up important files. This includes impotant datas stored on your computer
Step 2
Update the firmware of your computers BIOS. Also update or patch your OS to the lates update and even your hardware devices must be updated as well.
Step 3
Also before proceeding ,remember to get a BENCHMARK test program that will help you see the changes and also monitor the temp. of your processor after overclocking
Make sure that your BIOS is also set to shutdown once illegal voltage or temp. will be detected
Step 4
Ensure that the CPU FAN is clean and is still calibrated to the right rpm
Step 5
Power on your unit ,hit the hotkey to access setup.On the BIOS go to ADV. CHIPSET option.Then look for"clocks, "frequency/voltage control" or "voltage options." This will look unique on each brand of computer.You can overclock by modifying "CPU bus frequency" or "CPU FSB frequency." Increase this value slightly. In some cases, you will be able to increase your "CPU multiplier" through the BIOS.If your BIOS has none of these options,your motherboard is not capable of overclocking the processor.
Step 6
You can also try overclocking your MEMORY AND VIDEO speed. Some motherboards have this options on the BIOS as well
Step 7
You can consult your motherboards manual to know the operating voltage of your cpu or type in the model of the board on yahoo or google.

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Problem with email address or password

Please clear you question. and write full words problem. Because many password set in PC. Like Computer login, bios login, drive access pass, outlook password and your web mail passwords. So clear you problems.

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Sep 19, 2013 | PC Desktops

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Its so easy a child could do it, here is a link with step by step video guide as to how to over clock a computer, any problems get back to me as I am a expert with comps.

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Feb 13, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Warranty ran out on this computer and need to do a clean install, but it has a bios password, is there some sort of jumper i have to set to clear the bios password. Can't access the bios, HELP!!!!!!!

slip a business card under the clip that holds the battery in its case. Let it stay there for several minutes then remove and reboot.

Dec 09, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Don't reset password BIOS HP DC7100

If you cannot access the machine after if has been powered up, it is still possible to get past the BIOS password. The BIOS password is stored in CMOS memory that is maintained while the PC is powered off by a small battery, which is attached to the motherboard.

Open the CPU casing locate the CMOS battery in motherboard and remove this battery, all CMOS information (including the BIOS password) will be lost. You will need to re-enter the correct CMOS setup information to use the machine. The machines owner or user will most likely be alarmed when it is discovered that the BIOS password has been deleted.

On some motherboards, the battery is soldered to the motherboard, making it difficult to remove. If this is the case, you have another alternative. Somewhere on the motherboard you should find a jumper that will clear the BIOS password. If you have the motherboard documentation, you will know where that jumper is. If not, the jumper may be labeled on the motherboard. If you are not fortunate enough for either of these to be the case, you may be able to guess which jumper is the correct jumper.

This jumper is usually standing alone near the battery. If you cannot locate this jumper, you might short both of the points where the battery connects to the motherboard.

If all else fails, you may have to clear the BIOS password by resetting the RTC (Real Time Clock) IC (Integrated Circuit) on your motherboard.
Many RTC's require an external battery. If your RTC is one of this type, you can clear the BIOS password just by unsocketing the RTC and reseating it. Good luck!

Oct 04, 2009 | PC Desktops

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How to overclock my motherboard ?

there are 2 ways, overclocking using the bios to over clock the memory ( ram ) and also the processor ie changing the multipliers and other tweaks ( which should be in your motherboards manual ) that or using jumpers which are physically on the motherboard but later motherboards use the bios to tweak / over clock your computer.

Apr 13, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Gateway laptop forgotten password operated by Windows Vista

Dear snmo7

You May be able to reset or turn off the password using your bios settings in dos mode.

To access your bios settings ,turn on your Laptop & hit the delete key repeatedly untill the bios settings menu is displayed.

Use the <-- --> arrow keys to scroll through menus and locate the Password options . You should have the option of reset/enable/disable the system/supervisor passwords..
Exit Bios saving the changes..

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I can't access my BIOS in my toshiba computer

Assuming this is a desktop and when you say you can't access it because of a password, there is a solution.
-Unplug your computer
-Press the power button to release all power in the capacitors
-Open up the case
-Ground yourself by touching the metal case but not the board.
-Look towards the edge of the mother board, there is usually a button or a jumper (a set of two pins with a black piece of plastic across them)
-Press the button or remove the jumper
-Plug the computer in and start it

You should be able to access the BIOS now. Once you finish, replace the jumper if needed and you are clear. You might want to reset the password in the BIOS while you are in there though.

Apr 30, 2008 | PC Desktops

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