Question about Dell Latitude Cp, Cpi, Cpx, C600, C800, Inspiron 3800 8000 4000 601212 CD-ROM Drive
My sister bought 5 laptops of this kind for $50. bucks each..but they have a password on them as in it wont let me on the desktop the company has its log saying hit ctrl+alt+delete to login....program comes up with users name and password is there anyway to get by this or reformat from starting of the laptop a F key or something?
Remove the battery from the mother board for 30 min. sometimes it takes a day or so and then put it back in this will remove the pass words
email me email@example.com and let me know if this works
Posted on Feb 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 10, 2008
Here's whats happening. your sister bought this from a company. now its basically asking for windows password for some of the employees that it was registered under. there is no shortcut to fix this problem except to use the operating system CD that came with it and reformat the computer. You need to run the CD outside the operating system. You can go to bios by hitting F2 on the dell screen or F12 and see if you have an option there to boot to the cd rom drive. if you dont have the disk, you can use any existing dell XP operating system.
hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 07, 2008
If the operating system is XP or Windows Server then try the username as administrator and leave the password blank and press enter.
if it does then well & good.
if it doesnot then in the setup utility select 1st boot device as CDROM and insert a bootable disc and boot the system and install new operating system.
Posted on Jan 07, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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