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My Dell Inspiron 1000 had a motherboard failure, and I replaced it with a s/h one from ebay. After booting up, I found it has a BIOS password and will not allow me to enter setup. I contacted Dell support, but they declined any help, so can you assist in removing this password Many thanks Mike

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  • mike_321 Nov 12, 2010

    Hi this laptop has an SST BIOS chip which is not affected by the removal of the battery. The service tag is.H9MDL41 and has a service code 37587080737. This motherboard does not have a jumper to reset BIOS.

    Hope you can help further

    Mike

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Remove any power supply from the motherboard. Remove the cmos battery and (if exist) change place at the "cmos reset" jumper that is located near the battery. After several seconds place the jumper at the normal position and the battery in the ordinary location. Check the results. This procedure is for general use, in case it didn't work at yours post me back the motherboard's model because in some cases Dell is another one procedure for bios reset.

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    Stelios Nov 12, 2010

    Mike, since you have Service Tag and Express Service Code you can fo the following. Each Dell Inspiron has a master password which will clear the BIOS password. You can get this number by calling Dell Technical Support at (800)624-9896. Dell Technical Support will request the Service Tag and Express Service Code from the bottom of your Inspiron. They have to help since you are the owner of the motherboard. If you were not the original owner of the Inspiron, Dell will transfer registration of the used Inspiron from the original owner with only the Service Tag and Express Service Code from the tag on the laptop.
    Sorry but as you can see it's up to Dell to help you further.

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