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Clearing cmos password

Are the two dip switches near the cmos battery or laptop battery? Where are they located? Thanks! Email me at clarsail@bellsouth.net. Thank You!

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    What brand and model system? Different manufacturers clear BIOS passwords differently. Most portable systems have no jumpers, they require contacting the MFG technical support for a Master Password

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Remove bios password


On the computer motherboard locate the BIOS clear or password jumper or dip switch and change its position. This jumper is often labeled CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, JCMOS1, CLR, CLRPWD, PASSWD, PASSWORD, PSWD or PWD. To clear, remove the jumper from the two pins currently covers the replace it over the other two.


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To remove the bios password you need to clear the CMOS.
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At his time you need to open the back cover of you laptop to solve the problem. You need to reset the CMOS battery of jamper to clear BIOS password. To open the back cover you need to remove first the laptop battery after that fine and remove some screw.
Once you have already remove the screw and the cover you can see there a small circle CMOS battery you need to remove is to clear all stored password in CMOS memory. You can also see there a jamper near the CMOS battery just remove that and turn on your laptop with in 10 seconds and turn off. Reinsert the jamper with the same position.
Now the CMOS password are already clear just turn on your laptop first before you close the cover.

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My toshiba equium just wont except the main password, cant reboot..cant get into bios


At this time you need to cleat the BIOS password first so that you can get into BIOS. To cleat the BIOS password you need to open your laptop you just remove the battery first. Remove the screw and open the back cover. Locate the CMOS battery, all password are stored in CMOS memory.

Remove the CMOS battery to clear the stored BIOS password, Or you can remove also the CMOS jamper near the CMOS battery and turn on the unit with in 10 second and turn off. Reinsert the jamper. Now the BIOS password are already clear you can get now in BIOS to change some settings. Good luck

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REMOVE AND 20 MIN AFTER REFIX CMOS BATTERY. GO TO CMOS SETUP RESET DATE AND TIME...... IF NOT CLEAR VISIT YOU NEAREST MYTECH SOLUTIONS LAPTOP SERVICE CENTRE. WWW.MYTECHMADURAI.COM

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Remove both batteries the usable battery and the CMOS battery for about 15 minutes and then reinstall you should be good to go.

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