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Urgent matter forgot password

Hi i have this little problem
no a long time ago my dad put a setup password in his Optiplex GX260
now he cant remember and for some reason the computer kept starting at 4 am in the morning he was mad and until this day i couldnt find why..
in the setup of the bios was an alarm at 4:00 am but we cant access to it because of the of the setup password he forgot....

could someone please tell me how to break the code or override it
its really annoying to unplug the computer every night please help me

Thank you very much

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  • Erbian Jan 31, 2008

    well it says that there no auto wake so lets see at 4 am anyway thank you very much for your help

    and besides its not in my room its on my dad..LOL jajaja

    tyvm

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Unplug your power source open the case and remove the battery, wait 60s put the battery back and turn on the computer. I think than you will not be waken up and you will be able to access BIOS as well.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

  • Goran Veletic Feb 04, 2008

    Did it wake up :D

  • Anlly Nov 02, 2011

    For removing Windows Passwords in safety, I highly recommend windows password reset tools. Last week, and then I downloaded it and used it to remove the lost password successfully. You can download one from:http://www.reset-windows-password.com

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