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Compaq nc6000 PC Notebook: I forgot my power up password and now I can't get ...

I forgot my power up password and now I can't get in my laptop I tried the removing the rtc battery method and that does't work. Do you have any suggestions?

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If resetting BIOS via battery removal didn't work, their are a few software tools out there that claim to be able to read/write BIOS password protection. But otherwise you will need to replace the motherboard or the BIOS chip on the motherboard.

Posted on May 06, 2010

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    Lee Durbin Apr 14, 2011

    unplug the ac adapter then the main battery.unplug the rtc battery plug only.plug the ac adapter back in with the rtc battery unplugged,restart.Be sure to let the memory count down complete. Then push f1 to save changes.After you save the changes and restart plug the rtc battery back in.I just removed power on passwords on four HP nc6000s this way.All no longer have passwords.

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