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Startup password forgotten

Tried removing the cmos battery and it didnt work what can i try?


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  • karenlindsay Oct 22, 2008

    Dear guru, my son has an older HP EVO 160, we have not used it for around 6 months, did not have a password on it but seems to have reverted back to needing a password to log into windows, it doesn't have much on it just want to use the thing for his homework, can anyone help get this working

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Who told you that removing the battery can fix it???

it works in only old P2 or P3 computers.

new boards have CMOS JUMPER.

change the jumper and power on the PC it wont boot or start like it dont have any power but after 10 sec turn of and set the jumper back and start it.

the motherboard will have the quote CMOS next to jumper if it dont then use the manual.

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Did you remove all other power supplies from the computer, like the battery and AC adaptor. try this again, only leave the CMOS Battery out for 2-3 Minutes, with no other power supplies attached.

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