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Forgot BIOS password.

How to reset BIOS password?

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  • ogiraldo Feb 20, 2008

    How can I take out / disconnect the RTC (Real Time Clock) battery?
    Where can I see this?

    Thanks

    OscarG

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Where is the rtc battery in nx9030 ?

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Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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1.) Unplug AC, take out the main battery.

2.) Take out /disconnect the RTC (real time clock) battery for app. half an hour (the period of 5 min as specified in the MSG normally is not long enough).

3.) Plug in the AC adapter (batteries still removed); computer should boot automatically, if not use the power button.

4.) The machine will boot and show the 162-error-msg "system options not set". Use F1 to save the settings.

5.) Shut down the computer and disconnect AC power again.
6.) Re-connect the RTC-battery.
7.) Install the battery pack(s).
8.) Restart the computer.

Caveat: All settings are set back to factory standard.
You'll have to enter a correct date/time and change the settings to your needs.

Note: pls strictly keep to the sequence.
Re-starting with the main battery and or RTC-battery inserted will spoil the job.

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    How to Reset a BIOS Password.


    Desktop Machines.

    In desktop machines its very simple.
    Just remove the BIOS Battery from the motherboard and place it back after 1mint.

    Laptop Machines.

    It is some what difficult in laptop machines. Because it is not an eassy job to remove BIOS battery from the mother board. So i'm just explaining some most commen methods.
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