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Dell dimension 4300 forgot main password

When I turn on my computer it ask for a password that I forgot how do I reset it?

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  • pigmygoatz Mar 21, 2009

    Can't get passed password after power on. Pulled battery but still wants password. How can I completely wipe?

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Get a motherboard manual from Dell.com.
Look for jumper 1.
remove jumper 1.
Power on.
Wait till PC powered on then power off.
Replace jumper.
this will reset ALL BIOS setting including password.
Please let me know if this helps.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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While unit is off, disconnect power cord, press power button to disipate any stray voltage, open case, remove the "Button" cell battery on the motherboard, this will effectively errase the cmos settings and that password. Still with the battery removed, attach power cord and reboot the machine, you'll get a error to go to setup and reset time, date, etc. after setup is complete turn off machine and re-install battery, reboot.

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Follow the instruction by clicking on the link 
http://www.fixya.com/support/r1257563-break_bios_password

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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Firstly, use password prompt function on password locked computer
If you have set the prompt option when you set account password, it may help you remember something about your forgotten computer password!


Secondly, reset computer password with default administrator account Once we install Windows OS, there will be automatically generated an "Administrator" account with blank password. Therefore, if we forgot password on computer, we can have a try:
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Fourthly, change computer password with Windows Installation Disc Take computer Windows XP as example:
a. Start computer using Windows XP Setup CD.
b. When it asks to repair our current Windows installation, choose "Accept" it and press "R" to run the repair. Then computer will begin to repair our Windows and copy files to hard drive.
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e. Once "Installing Devices" comes up, press keys: Shift+F10. Input: nusrmgr.cpl and press Enter key at the Command Prompt window.
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Fifth, break computer password by DIY a password recovery disk If the above four methods still can't help us reset lost computer password, we can refer to this way now. DIY a password reset disk after forgotten computer password means that we burn an .iso image file from Windows password recovery software into a bootable CD/DVD/USB disk. Now, take one of the top-rated Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery Corporation as example:
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