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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Below is the link to your service manual....check out pages 111-114 for Cmos and password recovery as well as jumper settings and position.
Posted on Sep 23, 2009
Below is the steps for clearing the password. Below that is the link for the manual, the picture of the jumper tabs is on pg. 153, good luck
Steps for Clearing BIOS Password Check
If users set BIOS Password (Supervisor Password and/or User Password) for a security reason, BIOS will ask
the password during systems POST or when systems enter to BIOS Setup menu. However, once it is
necessary to bypass the password check, users need to short the HW Gap to clear the password by the
• Power Off a system, and remove HDD, AC and Battery from the machine.
• Open the back cover of the machine, and find out the HW Gap on M/B as picture.
• Use an electric conductivity tool to short the two points of the HW Gap.
• Plug in AC, keep the short condition on the HW Gap, and press Power Button to power on the
system till BIOS POST finish. Then remove the tool from the HW Gap.
• Restart system. Press F2 key to enter BIOS Setup menu.
• If there is no Password request, BIOS Password is cleared. Otherwise, please follow the steps and
NOTE: The steps are only for clearing BIOS Password (Supervisor Password and User Password).
Posted on Oct 11, 2009
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To remove the bios (cmos) password, With notebook turned off;
Open Wi-Fi Cover that's located under the laptop and remove the WiFi card, locate & Short Out pin JP1 for 15 Seconds, or short out pin G1 for 15 seconds.
Sometimes you have to short the pins out while turning the laptop on.
The power on (bios) password will now be cleared so you will need to enter the bios to input the date and time.
Posted on Dec 02, 2009
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