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My kids setup a bios password on my new HP laptop and they cant remember it. How do i remove the password without knowing the previous that was set by them. Please guys help me.

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The only way to do this is to reset the CMOS/BIOS memory.

  1. Remove the back cover of your laptop to "reveal" motherboard.
  2. Make a way so that you can see the a bigger portion of the motherboard ESPECIALLY the small lithium battery powering the CMOS chip.
  3. If this battery is reachable, remove it in place.
  4. After 3 minutes or more, place the battery back.
  5. Place the covers back and power on your laptop.
  6. The bios password now should be removed since the content of the CMOS memory is cleared.

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