Question about Compaq Presario Notebook
If you're trying to describe the BIOS password, then this link is the best information website on the subject I've ever run across. Best of luck....
Posted on Aug 04, 2010
You need to take out the RTC battery. First, unplug the computer, next remove the large battery, finally do the following
1. Prepare the computer for disassembly (above)
2. Remove the memory/Mini PCI module compartment cover
3. Remove the Mini PCI communications module
4. Remove the RTC battery from the socket on the
5. Removing the RTC Battery for 10 minutes
Reverse the above procedure to install an RTC battery.
Removing the RTC battery resets the BIOS which resets the password.
Posted on Aug 04, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
theres a small battery in you computer you have to pull for like 5 minutes you can find out what it looks like on youtube.com or wonderhowto.com
Posted on Mar 24, 2009
Look around the Internet for a blank administrator password CD. You can find various ones to download (like UBCD) and then create a bootable CD. Once that is done, simply boot, using the CD, and follow the prompts to blank the administrator password. Log in using the admin account and create a good, strong (but memorable) password.
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Posted on Nov 19, 2008
Sounds like the hard drive was locked, or the BIOS was locked. If the hard drive was locked, you must replace the hard drive. if the BIOS was locked you willl need to reset the bios. You can likely remove the CMOS battery to reset the bios.
Posted on Jul 01, 2010
SOURCE: i have a compaq laptop
If you dont know the Power on password for your System, forgotten it, or its not accepting it
again, then you might have to reset your CMOS.
Which means you will have to unscrew your system, remove all cables supplying power to the
board, locate the CMOS battery and remove it for a few seconds, then replace it and screw your
This will reset your system's CMOS back to its Factory default settings.
(If you can't unscrew your PC yourself, you can just get a good technician to do it for you
Hope it helps.
Posted on Dec 04, 2010
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