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I need to reset my bios password on a 3200 Averatec. How to do. My system has a virus. It altered the password. Now I need to reinstall. The pawnshop lost my product key to XP home.

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  • Robspad@hotmail.com Feb 05, 2010

    Good and is the battery the thing with the arrows under the touchpad? What remove it and then wait a few minutes? put it back?

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Hi Rob.

I was with you earlier I think.

If the BIOS is passworded, the laptop must be disassembled to reach the coin battery located underneath the mousepad and armrest.

Here the full disassembly procedure.

All the best.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

  • Ginko
    Ginko Feb 05, 2010

    Hi.




    The battery is the big round thing indicated by the big white arrow and the red circle on the picture below. The small red arrows were indicating instead the keyboard connector, that is very delicate, and you do not need to remove (as far as I remember).




    Here battery:





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