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Acer 3089 how do i do a system restore from startup is there a setting on here for restore without the disk? i forget my password

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Hmm which password ??? is it the bios password or the windows password.. Any way I will give you solutions for both

1.) unplug the computer system
2.) remove the side panel

now you have two option
3.) locate the jumper jp1 or jcmos1 you can use your manual for a refrence its a 3 pin jumper located cloase to the battery
4.) the jumper is currently on 1 and 2 , set it to 2 and 3 wait a few seconds and set it back to 1 and 2
6.) boot system enter setup and load optamised defaults.
7. save and exit setup

incase you cant find the jumper
3.)remove memory
4.)remove the battery
5.)press the power button 5 times to empty any charged capicators
6.)replace battery and memory
7.)boot ystem enter bios load optimised defaults , save and exit


1.) dowload hirens boot cd from here
you will need to search hirens when you go to the site
2.)burn off cd
3.) boot from cd
4.) use the on screen menu to fine windows password reset tools,
5.) choose the appiorate one and follow instructions to change or reset password..


let me know if you need any more help good luck

Posted on Jan 10, 2008


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