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Bios Reset I have a Acer Travelmate 252lc_dt and i forgot my bios password and cant boot with my recovery cd. I need to change my boot sequinse

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Re: Bios Reset

Thereis a switch to remove bios password on the motherboard this is where it is and how to get to it

just move the first switch over and that will remove the pw

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Or you could short it out with a bit of foil...


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Re: Bios Reset

Remove the battery from motherboard.
You should open the door on the back of your laptop,
if you can't see the battery, you might need to open everything.

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BIOS password problem


Apr 11, 2012 | Acer TravelMate Notebook

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I have Acer travelmate 4010 laptop >>>

Download a copy of Hiren's Boot CD from here and burn it on a disc:
Upon start up you will get a menu similar to this one:

Under advanced boot options boot from the one that suits your operatin system (XP or Vista or Windows 7). If it loads it means the bootmgr is corrupt, you can try to repair it with the Windows installation disc, instead of Install choose Repair.

Now, regarding the BIOS password, you will have to select Dos Boot CD and go to BIOS/CMOS menu and run Kill CMOS to wipe the BIOS completely or there are some utilities there that can reset just password. There re some other options too for reseting the password that you can read about here:

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Jan 08, 2011 | Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

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Need to reset the bios on Travelmate 4010, as it has BIOS password and HDD password locked

To reset the BIOS password read the information from this link.

In case of your laptop the easiest method would be using software from Hiren's Boot CD as it's pretty hard to open it up and reach for the CMOS battery or the jumper.

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When my acer aspire 9300 laptop is turned on it says password i dont no what it is can u help

Well, I am providing you four tips which you can consider to recover Windows administrator password if your forgot or lost it:

TIP 1 - Use password reset disk

Windows-based system was designed to be able to create windows password reset disk without any other third party tools. So you can make use of a password reset disk to reset your Windows password in case you lose or forget your Windows password.

TIP 2 - Restore the operating system

Windows password recovery can be performed by restoring the operating system. Since restoration leads to data deletion, the solution can only work if you have a clean and updated backup of your hard drive data stored somewhere else.

TIP 3 - Use Windows Boot disk

The boot CD for Windows can be used to reset the administrator password. This disk enables you to repair Windows OS, thereby, setting your administrator password as blank.

TIP 4 - Use password recovery software

This is considered as the best windows password recovery solution, however, is to download a third party software. These tools enable you to reset Windows administrator password without posing any threat to your hard drive data. Among so many password recovery software, windows Password Recovery 6.0 is an easy-to-employ application which can be used to reset lost or forgotten password of any Windows system. Now execute the following steps to recover your lost windows password if you haven't prepared anything.

Step1: Login to a computer that can link to Internet. Download Windows Password Recovery from and install it on that PC.

Note that: there is an .ISO file. Burn the .ISO file to a CD/DVD or a USB flash drive

Step2: Get out the newly created CD/USB and insert it to the locked computer.

Step3: re-booted the locked computer (it's necessary for you to change your computer's Setup to make it boot from CD drive or USB drive) and then followed the process of instructions. Just a few steps, the old passwords were removed.

Step4: logon PC without password and setting the new password

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Same problem but have got acer travelmate 4150

Check on motherbord again you can find cmos cell it is look like round battery cell.
Then pull it for 10 minutes so all bios settings are defaults.
Also you can clear bios with jumper find jumper on motherbord it has 3 -pin 1-2-3 right now jumper is in 1-2 position set it to 2-3 position so your bios is clear.Then again set it to it's original position.
then it not ask for password.
Let me know if you need more assistance.

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you have to open the back cover and there you can find  a CMOS battery located on the motherboard ....try to remove  and insert it will reset the BIOS password ...

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Password on bios

well if ya have a bios password,reset the bios and the pass will be lost:)if ya have   a windows pass,put another user or if ya have admin password reinstal the  windows

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