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Great with the pic of the batt. Never would have guessed. Can I reset the Bios password. The virus causeing me trouble made iiiiiiiii continually so when I made a password who knows what got typed.

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  • Robspad@hotmail.com Feb 05, 2010

    iiiiiiiii goes on and on sometimes. Had it checked. He handed to me and said reinstall XP home. Should clear it up. My product key got took off at a pawnshop so my bios password needs to be reset. Then I gotta locate the key in the hardrive.

  • Robspad@hotmail.com Feb 05, 2010

    Makeing sure if the battery is that super thin that looks soldered in. Averatec 3200 and do I remove it and wait for the bios password to reset? Then I need help finding my product key to XP home on the harddrive please

  • Robspad@hotmail.com Feb 05, 2010

    I'll try it

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For BIOS password reset, need to change the jumper settings to "clear CMOS" mode which is located near the CMOS battery. eg: if the jumper is in pin 1 & 2 , then change it to 2 & 3 or visa versa. After changing the jumper settings, need to start the system and switch off will reset the CMOS to factory default with no password set. After this need to revert the jumper settings.

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Hi there,

Well can you please describe some more about your problem..... like - what operating system you are using? how the problem occurs....? and which antivirus you are using....?

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