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I forgot my Bios password. Anytime I turn on the computer, power-on password will come on and it will not allow me to enter setup or boot the operating system. I have removed the cmos battery and stayed for 30mins still it did not work. Please help me out of this because I don't want to loose that my Laptop.

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    Chris Hingee Sep 03, 2010

    The reason why removing the BIOS battery is because the BIOS and Power on Password is stored on an EEPROM chip. What make and model is this laptop?

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For Dell Systems:
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For other brands contact their tech support

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During the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key to enter set up BIOS scroll to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove the password from there if you are still unable to change your password you might download

http://download.cnet.com/%7Bvalue=http://www.download.com/ubcd4win/3000-2086_4-10550208.html

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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user if you cant log in

During the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key to enter set up BIOS scroll to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove the password from there if you are still unable to change your password you might download

http://download.cnet.com/%7Bvalue=http://www.download.com/ubcd4win/3000-2086_4-10550208.html

UBCD4Win is a bootable "live" CD which contains software that allows you to change paswords repair/restore/diagnostic almost any computer problem also has a bios reset tool which remove your password and BIOS password although you will have to use a computer with an internet connection you will have to burn it to a disk as an iso then change your firtst boot device to cd During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart (note after you have removed the password you must go back and change the first boot device to your hard drive)
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When you boot up to the log in screen type in administrator as user if you cant log in

During the boot up process you will see on the screen for a short amount of time a certain key to enter set up press and hold that key to enter set up BIOS scroll to set user password or supervisor password you can change or remove the password from there if you are still unable to change your password you might download

http://download.cnet.com/%7Bvalue=http://www.download.com/ubcd4win/3000-2086_4-10550208.html

UBCD4Win is a bootable "live" CD which contains software that allows you to change paswords repair/restore/diagnostic almost any computer problem also has a bios reset tool which remove your password and BIOS password although you will have to use a computer with an internet connection you will have to burn it to a disk as an iso then change your firtst boot device to cd During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart (note after you have removed the password you must go back and change the first boot device to your hard drive)
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i have used this software and can guarantee that it works although you might have to get a computer with an internet connection to download and burn it to a disc

http://majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=5710
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Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS you can load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults ,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart


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During the boot process tap the f8 button three times this will boot into safe mode where the only things working will be your mouse and keyboard enabling you to attempt to repair your computer


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Turn Off the computer, now as soon as you hit the power button, keep on holding "Alt" key & keep on tapping "F10 key,ie: Alt+F10, it will open the recovery console ,select full factory restore and follow on screen instruction. (Note:this will erase all datas on the computer)

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http://majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=5710
UBCD4Win is a bootable CD which contains software that allows you to repair, restore, or diagnose almost any computer problem also has a bios reset tool which can remove your password and bios password
you will have to burn it to a disk as an ISO then you will have to boot from the disc During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart (note after you have removed your password you will have change first boot back to your hard drive) Hope this helps

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How to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup.
Reasoning: IBM compatible users may need to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup to setup or change how their computer's hardware is currently configured.
Solution: Because of the wide variety of computer manufacturers and BIOS manufacturers over the evolution of computers, there have been numerous different ways to enter the BIOS or CMOS Setup. Below is a listing of the majority of these methods as well as other recommendations for entering the BIOS setup.
Notice: If you are unable to get into the BIOS or CMOS setup because of a password please see document CH000235.
New computers Thankfully, computers that have been manufactured in the last few years will allow you to enter the CMOS by pressing one of the below five keys during the boot.
A user will know when to press this key when they see a message similar to the below example as the computer is booting. Some older computers may also display a flashing block to indicate when to press the F1 or F2 keys.
Press <F2> to enter BIOS setup
Tip: If your computer is a new computer and you are unsure of what key to press when the computer is booting, try pressing and holding any key on the keyboard. This will cause a stuck key error, which may allow you to enter the BIOS setup.

Or you can try this:

Click Start
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How to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup.
Reasoning: IBM compatible users may need to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup to setup or change how their computer's hardware is currently configured.
Solution: Because of the wide variety of computer manufacturers and BIOS manufacturers over the evolution of computers, there have been numerous different ways to enter the BIOS or CMOS Setup. Below is a listing of the majority of these methods as well as other recommendations for entering the BIOS setup.
Notice: If you are unable to get into the BIOS or CMOS setup because of a password please see document CH000235.
New computers Thankfully, computers that have been manufactured in the last few years will allow you to enter the CMOS by pressing one of the below five keys during the boot.
A user will know when to press this key when they see a message similar to the below example as the computer is booting. Some older computers may also display a flashing block to indicate when to press the F1 or F2 keys.
Press <F2> to enter BIOS setup
Tip: If your computer is a new computer and you are unsure of what key to press when the computer is booting, try pressing and holding any key on the keyboard. This will cause a stuck key error, which may allow you to enter the BIOS setup.

Or you can do this:

Click on Start
Click on Control Panel
Click on User Account
Click on : Computer Administrator

Hope this gets ya back on line, Good Luck.

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How to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup.
Reasoning: IBM compatible users may need to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup to setup or change how their computer's hardware is currently configured.
Solution: Because of the wide variety of computer manufacturers and BIOS manufacturers over the evolution of computers, there have been numerous different ways to enter the BIOS or CMOS Setup. Below is a listing of the majority of these methods as well as other recommendations for entering the BIOS setup.
Notice: If you are unable to get into the BIOS or CMOS setup because of a password please see document CH000235.
New computers Thankfully, computers that have been manufactured in the last few years will allow you to enter the CMOS by pressing one of the below five keys during the boot.
A user will know when to press this key when they see a message similar to the below example as the computer is booting. Some older computers may also display a flashing block to indicate when to press the F1 or F2 keys.
Press <F2> to enter BIOS setup
Tip: If your computer is a new computer and you are unsure of what key to press when the computer is booting, try pressing and holding any key on the keyboard. This will cause a stuck key error, which may allow you to enter the BIOS setup.

Can go to :
Start
control panel
user account
Click on : Computer Administrator

Hope this gets ya back on line.Good Luck

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How to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup. Reasoning: IBM compatible users may need to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup to setup or change how their computer's hardware is currently configured.
Solution: Because of the wide variety of computer manufacturers and BIOS manufacturers over the evolution of computers, there have been numerous different ways to enter the BIOS or CMOS Setup. Below is a listing of the majority of these methods as well as other recommendations for entering the BIOS setup.
Notice: If you are unable to get into the BIOS or CMOS setup because of a password please see document CH000235.
New computers Thankfully, computers that have been manufactured in the last few years will allow you to enter the CMOS by pressing one of the below five keys during the boot.
A user will know when to press this key when they see a message similar to the below example as the computer is booting. Some older computers may also display a flashing block to indicate when to press the F1 or F2 keys.
Press <F2> to enter BIOS setup
Tip: If your computer is a new computer and you are unsure of what key to press when the computer is booting, try pressing and holding any key on the keyboard. This will cause a stuck key error, which may allow you to enter the BIOS setup.

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