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Hi I am having a ACER TRAVELMATE 4720 LAPTOP I forgot the CMOS password kindly help me..

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When I have had this issue in the shop, we would open the bottom of the laptop , find the cmos battery (looks like a watch battery) and short out its terminals for a minute or so. this will reset the bios to defaults, and likely dump any passwords set in the bios. if this helps you leave some feedback. Cheers

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I tried to turn off my fingerprint security from acer travelmate 7730 laptop and now it started ask bios password. I dont know the password(never set it) three times wrong and system disabled and numb


hello try to connect the Acer support or search on Google for bios password. A lot of computer the come with a same bois password that company put on it. For example your Model is Acer may be the Company put Acer password for it . Even if you remove the bois battery from the motherboard and you see same thing again i think you will have to take it to Acer Branch the only help it their. i tried to find the password for you put can't find it. Please rate my comment thanks

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Acer TravelMate 234XC PC Notebook hasn't been used for some time and when turned on yesterday, a notice came up on screen saying computer is locked; how can I get around this as there has been no password...


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If you have forgot BIOS password then you have to reset CMOS jumper setting. Please follow the below steps: Open the Laptop back panel. Locate the CMOS battrey, remove it & then with the help of a screw driver keep on pressing the terminal inside it and turn ON the computer for 10 secs and Turn Off (make sure you keep on pressing the terminal with a screwdriver while turning ON). It will clear the BIOS setting. Now, fix the CMOS battrey & restart the computer. This will take care of the issue.

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Hi,

If you have forgot BIOS password then you have to reset CMOS jumper setting. Please follow the below steps: Open the Laptop back panel. Locate the CMOS battrey, remove it & then
with the help of a screw driver keep on pressing the terminal inside it and turn ON the computer for 10 secs and Turn Off (make sure you keep on pressing the terminal with a screwdriver while turning ON). It will short the BIOS setting. Now, fix the CMOS battrey & restart the computer. This will take care of the issue.

Thanks and regards,
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How to Disable Acer Travelmate 240 BIOS Password?


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To disable the bios password on your laptop, you will need to remove the cmos battery on your laptop for some minutes and insert back, the cmos battery is located on the motherboard of your laptop, once the cmos battery is removed from the motherboard for some minutes, the bios password will be reset, and the bios password will be disable.

Take care.

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How to resert a cmos password


First of all as you have forgotten the password to reset the password you have to open the notebook and remove the CMOS Battery for a while and then replace it restart the notebook after you restart the notebook all the default setting will be loaded in the cmos setup you can enter the cmos setup and set the password again.

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i have had just the same problem, i took my laptop apart removed the cmos battery its just to the side of the trackpack on top of the motherboard, but this did not work, HERE is the solution with out stripping the all the laptop make sure the battery is out and no power to the laptop all you need to do is take the plastic part with the power button on off and underneath you will see a small switch called SW1 move the number one switch to on then power up the laptop press F2 and there you go your in the bios, save all settings turn off put the switch back to where it was put you plastic facia back on replace the battery power up now press F2 and do what you want all is good

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try this,

members have reported that they were able to remove their Acer BIOS passwords by simply opening their notebooks and removing the CMOS batteries for 30 minutes.
Once your BIOS password is removed, you will need to press the <F2> key during POST (Power On Self Test) to enter the Acer BIOS setup.

if that don't work, acer support charges 100.00 to reset the password, What a rip-off.

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