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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
START THE COMPUTER. DO THIS BY PRESSING THE POWER BUTTON. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL WINDOW LOADS TO PERFORM STEP 2.
PRESS F8 KEY ***BEFORE*** WINDOWS VISTA BEGINS START UP. THIS WILL PROVIDE A LIST OF OPTIONS FOR HOW TO PROCEED.
CHOOSE TO START YOUR COMPUTER IN "SAFE MODE".
OPEN THE START MENU.
OPEN THE CONTROL PANEL (from within the Start Menu).
SELECT "USER ACCOUNTS AND FAMILY SAFETY" IN THE CONTROL PANEL POP-UP WINDOW.
CLICK THE "CHANGE YOUR WINDOWS PASSWORD" LINK BENEATH THE "USER ACCOUNTS" SECTION.
CLICK "REMOVE PASSWORD". VERIFY AND SUBMIT.
RESTART YOUR COMPUTER NORMALLY. DO NOT PRESS F8.
TO RESET A PASSWORD, ACCESS THE "USER ACCOUNTS AND FAMILY SAFETY" MENU AGAIN. THIS TIME CLICK "CHANGE YOUR WINDOWS PASSWORD", PROVIDE THE DESIRED PASSWORD, VERIFY AND SUBMIT. THIS TIME, WRITE YOUR PASSWORD DOWN.
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Posted on May 09, 2009
SOURCE: i forgot the bios password
The simplest way to remove a BIOS password is to simply remove the CMOS battery. A computer will remember its settings and keep the time even when it is turned off and unplugged because these parts are powered by small battery inside the computer called a CMOS battery. If we pull out this battery, the computer will forget alot of its hardware settings, including its BIOS password. This should not be performed on Laptops if you are not experienced working with laptop hardware.
Anyway, open up the computer case using a screw driver and locate the flat, circular and metallic CMOS battery. It should look something like the picture to the right. Some computers have this part standing upright.
Once you have located it, observe how the latches are holding it. There are many different ways to remove a CMOS battery but the most common way on newer computers can be seen in the picture below.
Make sure to power down the computer, unplug the power cables and unplug any USB devices if they are powered. The computer must not be able to get power from anywhere for this to work. Take out the CMOS battery and wait 10 – 25 minutes before putting it back in. The reason for this wait is because the computer can still store power in its capacitors even though everything is unplugged. The waiting period allows enough time for them to discharge.
Plug everything back in, power up the computer and enter the BIOS again. If everything went well there should be no more password. In some cases, if you get weird error messages during bootup now, you will need to goto “Load BIOS Defaults” in BIOS and save the changes to fix them.
Posted on Mar 22, 2010
If your son cannot remember the passcode, you will need to restore your iPad using the computer you last synced your iPad with. Using the last computer you synced with allows you to reset your passcode and re-sync all your data, apps, etc.
To begin the process, connect the iPad to your computer using the USB cable or lightning cable. Open iTunes and select the restore option.
If you restore on another computer, you can still unlock the device and remove the passcode, but your data and apps will be wiped.
Hope that helps!
Posted on Apr 03, 2013
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