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Password on bios

Cant boot up pass word blocked or not their after power surge as was changeing password

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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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Hi Doug Cleland!, if you JUST want to clear your BIOS password because you forgot it and cant login on your PC / cannot book if you set a bios pass before boot it is quite simple ;-))

on the motherboard is a small metal batteire (looks like a button)!
just carefully remove the battery, unplug the powercord from the motherboard and from the PC end! wait 10minutes and before you do wait also press the POWER ON button -> this will remove the Rest voltage from your motherboard. after like 10mins you should put in back the battery then reconnect all power cables and just turn it on and i will be sure that the BIOS password is deleted because your pc STARTS with DEFAULT settings (is no pass set)

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I changed the password on my laptop and now i cant remember it can you help me??


When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user to log in if you cant log in

during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there

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The most common way that we know on how to reset or clear the BIOS password is to physically remove the power from the computer by disconnecting the power plug and then removing the Cmos battery for 30 minutes from the motherboard. Another way is to reset the clear CMOS jumper on the motherboard itself. Both of the 2 methods mentioned works because most motherboards use a battery to sustain the BIOS/CMOS settings for the motherboards PROM chip. So by cutting off cmos the battery power, the BIOS/CMOS settings will be erased.
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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user to log in if you cant log in

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The most common way that we know on how to reset or clear the BIOS password is to physically remove the power from the computer by disconnecting the power plug and then removing a battery for 30 minutes from the motherboard. Another way is to reset the clear CMOS jumper on the motherboard itself. Both of the 2 methods mentioned works because most motherboards use a battery to sustain the BIOS/CMOS settings for the motherboards PROM chip. So by cutting off cmos the battery power, the BIOS/CMOS settings will be erased:. Hope this helps

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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user to log in if you cant log in

during the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time press a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS scroll down to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove your password from there hope this helps

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The most common way that we know on how to reset or clear the BIOS password is to physically remove the power from the computer by disconnecting the power plug and then removing a battery for 30 minutes from the motherboard. Another way is to reset the clear CMOS jumper on the motherboard itself. Both of the 2 methods mentioned works because most motherboards use a battery to sustain the BIOS/CMOS settings for the motherboards PROM chip. So by cutting off cmos the battery power, the BIOS/CMOS settings will be erased:
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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user if you cant log in During the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key to enter set up BIOS scroll to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove the password from there if you are still unable to change your password you might download


http://download.cnet.com/%7Bvalue=http://www.download.com/ubcd4win/3000-2086_4-10550208.html


UBCD4Win is a bootable "live" CD which contains software that allows you to change paswords repair/restore/diagnostic almost any computer problem also has a bios reset tool which remove your password and BIOS password although you will have to use a computer with an internet connection you will have to burn it to a disk as an iso then change your firtst boot device to cd During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart (note after you have removed the password you must go back and change the first boot device to your hard drive)

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Unfortunately this laptop uses the restrictive style of BIOS password. Meaning if you can remove the cmos battery there is a good chance it will not forget the password.

Unfortunately the only way to truly clear it is to replace the whole motherboard which is a nightmare, especially with an older machine like this.

Are you sure there is no way you can get the BIOS password / remember it? I assume that is what is going on, correct?

Please let me know, just reply to my answer here...

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http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm#RI

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