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Cmos battery? i just recently bought my acer aspire 3690 from a pawn shop. I can only get on as a guest, and there is a bios password that i do not know.. i was told that if i remove the watch battery and put it back in it would reset my whole computer.. i took it apart and couldnt find it. then was just told it might be under the battery pack . i look under there and there is a plastic like cover . will the cmos battery be under there?

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Bios password or windows password if so formatt it from a pawn shop reinstall fresh windows on it with new drivers should be ok if its bios in the computer nothing to do with windows then ya would need sum reset tool or new bios disk if thers battery thats usally on desktops sum labtops dont have them ok reinstall windows formatt it best best form pwan shop ones do it fresh

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