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Enter current password

Thats what my acer is saying when i turn it on my daughter was playing with it please help its brand new

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  • PeterFranken Sep 25, 2008

    I bought an Acer 5715Z yesterday evening, installed my stuff on it until well into the night, left it on to synchronize some data. This morning I found it asking a BIOS "Enter CURRENT Password". I did setup a Bios Master password yesterday through the Acer eSettings tool from within windows and did not reboot it immeadiately thereafter.



    I called Acer and was told to order a recovery CD for 60 EURO's. !!! As the system will not even boot from CD I do not see that as an option. So I will have to send it in for repair. I spoke about 4 servicedesk persons. All reported the same stupid policy. This got me frustrated of course, so I started being somewhat assertive. Up to the point where one just stopped talking altogether.



    I'll spend another hour or so (wasted 5 hours this morning already) looking for a backdoor. If that does not give me any it's back to MediaMarkt. Fortunately one of the better stores with a "not good buy another brand" policy.



    I will make sure none of my friends ever considers buying Acer again. The machine may be a beauty, but if the front door jams and the doorman won't let you in it, it is of no use to me. I'll walk on and pick the next hotel.

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If you want to restart your computer you can push Alt and f10 as soon as you see the acer logal. just push alt then f10 then alt then f10 untill it comes to this page where you can restart your computer but it will be set back like if you just got it and if it came out of the box so everything will be erased

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GO TO BIOSPRO.COM THEY CAN HELP, IT ALWAYS WORKS FOR ME.
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Try entering the first 8 characters of the password only. Use SHIFT for the alphabetic characters in the password, but not the numeric.

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