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Battery location need to reset bios password. can't find battery location on a zv5227 hp laptop? I am in need of a clip that normally comes with the motherboard that secures the keyboard cable in place. I have a new keyboard, but no way to fasten it securely in place. Any ideas or suggestions? The clip is a small peice of plastic the the end broke off of when it was removed the second time.

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  • tunesntans Mar 11, 2008

    Thanks. The clip is really the biggest part of the problem right now since I have no funtioning keyboard without it.

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Hmmm..those are truly hard to find, the clips...

also, the bios password can be accessed on startup by using F2, then you'll see that option inside the bios setup.

those batteries are usually inside, under the bottom plastic panel. some others are under the palm rest, either way, you need to open up the whole unit.

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