Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Hi i set a password for BIOS set up. but i forget that password. now i wan to change the BIOS settings. Plz guide. Its a Wipro Motherboard.
You can either take the BIOS battery out for a little while nd put it back in, or there will be a jumper marked "BIOS CLEAR" on the mainboard.
Posted on Apr 08, 2008
Sometimes removing the CMOS battery will do it but more often it requires moving a jumper from one position to another and back again or shorting two specific soldered on terminals on the motherboard together.
You'll need to know the specific motherboard model number so that you can reference its documentation and find out how to reset the BIOS password.
If you don't know the specific model number there are a couple of utilties I'll recommend that you can use to identify it.
The 1st is Belarc Advisor. This is a PC Audit utility that does a very nice job of auditing your computer's hardware and software.
The 2nd is a little utility that's been around for ages called CPU-Z. It doesn't audit software but it does audit your hardware including your motherboard.
Both of these utilities are Windows versions (they must be run from w/in Windows). If you need a boot utility to audit your hardware, please, post back here and let us know.
Both of these utilities are free and very handy to keep around in you "toolbox".
Please, go HERE for Belarc Advisor
Please, go HERE for CPU-Z
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Posted on Apr 08, 2008
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