Question about Acer TravelMate 3260-4874 Notebook
My laptop has been in storage for 14months now i switch it on it asked me for a hdd password it never did b4
Posted on Aug 01, 2009
Here are 2 password type first 1 is bios password if tell me about your bios password it prompt when u powerup follow procedure below
For that you need to reset factory defaults settings for bios.
For reset bios u have to open back side of your laptop then u find motherbord circuit there.
pull cmos cell on motherbord for 15 minute then it reset to defaults.
Also u can reset with jumper settigns read carefully on mother bord there is 1 jumper near cmos cell u read there " bios reset or clear"
It is on 1-2 position right now set it in 2-3 position then power up then all bios settings are reset.
then again set it in 1-2 its original position.
Then it not want password.
And if u tell about windows password
Then when you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode then wait until it prompt for user password
then enter in administrator then if u able to enter then reset your password.
But if u set and forgot default administrator password then u should need winxp recovery disk.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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