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Acer computer warnings re " Acer disc can only be used on Acer Computer

I tried to use an Acer recovery disc on a generic computer with Phoenix Bios and got the red screen warning.I partitioned and format a new Hard drive to install win XP from new CD but cannot get rid of the red screen warning although there is now nothing of Acer being used.How can I clear this and install win XP.? thanks if you can advise a solution

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  • Res36 Aug 01, 2008

    I still have the problem the 6 Acer files loaded into my start up I have tried to lose in step x step start up but they still cause a red screen blockage.I want to get on with loading Win XP sp3 and other new gear onto the replacement computer i have been building as Acer is getting old. Thanks for your cosideration Res36.Coffs Harbour

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That disc is only to be used with hardware that Acer has approved it for.

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BIOS-upgrade not working. Now Bios needs Passw. And a license is gone...


Locate Phoenix BIOS Passwords

The basic input/output system, or BIOS, is a program that acts as a digital liaison, managing communications between peripherals and the operating system.

Because the BIOS is critical to the operation of a PC, some computer manufacturers and workplaces employ a password for security.

If the password is lost or has been reset through electrostatic discharge, it would be impossible to guess without the aid of computer forensics.

Sometimes you can gain access to the BIOS through the keyboard, depending on the computer, but typically the solution is mechanical.

Contact your computer manufacturer.
All computer manufacturers have websites with technical support available.
1
Have your computer model number and serial number ready.
If the manufacturer is unable to help locate a password, standard back-door passwords may help.

2
So-called back-door passwords may help you access the BIOS.
Try using the following back-door passwords to access the BIOS: phoenix, PHOENIX, CMOS, BIOS. BIOS passwords are case sensitive.

3
Contact the motherboard's manufacturer if the back-door passwords failed.
Find the motherboard's website for technical support.
You will need to open the computer case if you do not know the motherboard brand.

4
Electrostatic discharge can reset a BIOS password.
Shutdown and unplug the computer.
Unplug the monitor and all peripherals from the PC, including speakers and USB devices.

Ground yourself by wearing an antistatic wristband clipped to the metal case, or touch something metal before you open the case.
Use the screwdriver to loosen and remove the screws from the case. Look for the motherboard, the largest circuit board inside, attached to one side of the case.

5
Printing on a motherboard can be hard to see without a magnifying glass.
Examine the motherboard for a brand name.

A good place to start searching is near the processor, the large square box on the motherboard. A flashlight and magnifying glass are especially useful for a clear view of the motherboard.
The brand name could be printed anywhere or, sometimes, not at all.

6
The motherboard battery is round and fairly flat.
Locate the CMOS battery while you have the case open.

If contacting the motherboard manufacturer failed, you will have to remove the battery.
The battery is circular, about the size of a dime, but as thick as two to three stacked dimes.

Do not disconnect or remove anything yet.
Removing the CMOS Battery

7
Note the location of any cables that need to be disconnected.
Use the digital camera to take pictures of the motherboard, or sketch the location of cables and connectors.
f any components or cables need to be moved or unplugged to reach the battery, you want to remember their exact location.

8
Leave the battery out for at least 20 minutes.
Remove the CMOS battery carefully so as not to snap or break the clamps.
Leave the battery out for 20 to 25 minutes to allow the capacitors to completely discharge any memory. Avoid touching anything else in the computer.

9
Tighten the case screws when done.
Return the battery to the motherboard, and reconnect any cables that were disconnected in the case. Close the computer case and tighten the screws.

10
Look for the setup message on the monitor.
Turn on the computer and closely watch the monitor for the "Entering Setup" message that appears before Windows starts.

The message will tell you which key to press to enter the BIOS setup.
You may need to reboot a few times to see the message, as it appears on the screen for just a few seconds.

11
Carefully read the settings information on the monitor.
Follow the directions on the monitor for changing the date, boot sequence, and any other settings.

Work slowly and read the screen directions thoroughly.
Be alert and cautious.

Once the settings are saved, the system will start, and the password will have been removed.


http://www.computerhope.com/help/phoenix.htm
Phoenix BIOS help and simulation
Recover Phoenix BIOS
Although most people think the operating system is the core software required for a computer to run, without the computer's BIOS, then the operating system cannot even launch.

When a BIOS installation encounters a problem, it can cause components of the computer not to function correctly or it can cause the computer itself not to function at all.

It is possible to recover the BIOS of a computer, if you know what sort of BIOS the computer's motherboard uses.

The recovery process should take approximately 5 to 10 minutes, during which your computer will seem mostly unresponsive.

Download a crisis recovery program designed specifically to restore damaged or otherwise non-functioning copies of Phoenix BIOS.

Read the instructions for using the recovery program to make sure that no specific changes or configurations need to be done to it before it is used.


Place the Phoenix BIOS recovery program and its files onto a blank disc or a USB drive according to the program's instructions (this usually simply consists of extracting the files from an archive.)
Once the program and its files are in place, insert the disc into the computer's drive or plug the USB drive into an available USB port.

Hold down both the Windows key and the "B" key on your keyboard and press the power button on the computer.

(On some laptop computers, you will need to press the "Fn-B" keys instead.)

Wait for the disc drive light or the USB drive access light to start flickering to show that the computer is accessing the Phoenix BIOS recovery program, and then release the keys.

Wait patiently while the Phoenix BIOS recovery program overwrites the damaged sections of the motherboard's current BIOS installation.

Depending on the computer and the recovery program used, the computer may or may not reboot once BIOS recovery is complete.

If the computer does not reboot on its own, wait at least 10 minutes before manually restarting the computer to make sure that you do not interrupt BIOS recovery.

Eject the disc or remove the USB drive before rebooting to prevent accidentally reloading the recovery program.

Reboot the computer and watch to make sure the Phoenix BIOS screen appears as normal. Once the BIOS loads properly, your operating system should launch as normal.


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Samsung Sens X06 bios fail


see this steps and proceed .God bless you
    • 1 Download a crisis recovery program designed specifically to restore damaged or otherwise non-functioning copies of Phoenix BIOS. Read the instructions for using the recovery program to make sure that no specific changes or configurations need to be done to it before it is used.
    • 2 Place the Phoenix BIOS recovery program and its files onto a blank disc or a USB drive according to the program's instructions (this usually simply consists of extracting the files from an archive.) Once the program and its files are in place, insert the disc into the computer's drive or plug the USB drive into an available USB port.


    • 3 Hold down both the Windows key and the "B" key on your keyboard and press the power button on the computer. (On some laptop computers, you will need to press the "Fn-B" keys instead.) Wait for the disc drive light or the USB drive access light to start flickering to show that the computer is accessing the Phoenix BIOS recovery program, and then release the keys.
    • 4 Wait patiently while the Phoenix BIOS recovery program overwrites the damaged sections of the motherboard's current BIOS installation. Depending on the computer and the recovery program used, the computer may or may not reboot once BIOS recovery is complete. If the computer does not reboot on its own, wait at least 10 minutes before manually restarting the computer to make sure that you do not interrupt BIOS recovery. Eject the disc or remove the USB drive before rebooting to prevent accidentally reloading the recovery program.
    • 5 Reboot the computer and watch to make sure the Phoenix BIOS screen appears as normal. Once the BIOS loads properly, your operating system should launch as normal.

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Can you show me how to disable bios password on acer travelmate 2350


The BIOS password is a hefty security measure, and consequently, is difficult and in some cases impossible to disable if you do not already know the password that was set. Dell offers a recovery service if you can prove purchase. Acer does not provide any kind of easy solution, but most use a BIOS developed by Phoenix, and you might (and thats a big might) be able to recover the BIOS (a.k.a. wipe the original, which requires a password, and replace it with a 'fresh' one). If you are interested in this endeavor, I came across a handy tutorial if you want to try it out. http://forum.notebookreview.com/sager-clevo/326954-case-you-kill-your-phoenix-bios-bios-recovery-methods.html

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Acer 5630G Error 07668 Password!?!?!?!?!?


try all these passwords from what you described it looks like a system disabled password and i'm guessing you have pheonix bios therefore i generated some passwords with the code you provided hopefully it helps and works
Generic Phoenix BIOS: dszqtj HP/Compaq Phoenix BIOS: wmxzjzz FSI Phoenix BIOS (generic): 826167 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('L' model): 8197 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('P' model): 1985 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('S' model): 6321543 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('X' model): 5576

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Laptop model acer aspire1660 when i try to enter the bios 3 times pass fail it say sistem disabled [10140] eror i forgot the pass i removed the batery from the main board but dont work pls can anione...


Generic Phoenix BIOS: vrgw HP/Compaq Phoenix BIOS: iyta FSI Phoenix BIOS (generic): 37198 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('L' model): 9941947 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('P' model): 2187164 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('S' model): 41572 FSI Phoenix BIOS ('X' model): 92876
Try all those passwords thanks

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How to format acer aspire 5315 without disk? its so slow!


Hi,

Formatting without disc is slow on all laptop brand.

If you want a fast formatting use the installation disc.

Thanks.

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My Acer some how got locked up in the CMOS. Need Password.


Hi there!

AMI BIOS
A.M.I.
AMI
AMI_SW
AMI?SW
BIOS
HEWLITT RAND
LKWPETER
PASSWORD
Oder
AWARD BIOS
01322222
589589
589721
595595
598598
aLLy
aLLY
ALLY
ALFAROME
aPAf
_award
AWARD SW
AWARD PW
AWARD_SW
AWARD?SW
AWKWARD
BIOSTAR
CONCAT
Condo
d8on
djonet
HLT
J64
J256
J262
j332
j322
KDD
LKWPETER
lkwpeter
PINT
pint
SER
SKY_FOX
SYXZ
TTPTHA
ZAAADA
ZBAAACA
ZJAAADC
Russian Award Passwords:
% p%
% p%
IBM APTIVA BIOS
Press both mouse buttons repeatedly during the boot
PHOENIX BIOS
phoenix
OTHER BIOS
ALFAROME
BIOSTAR
biostar
biosstar
CMOS
cmos
LKWPETER
lkwpeter
setup
SETUP
Syxz
Wodj
SOME COMPUTERS WITH TOSHIBA BIOS
Hold down the Shift key as the computer is booting.


I hope i helped you with this list i entered as much i could research by some of my books.

Please rate my answer! =)

Sincerelly
Aleksandar Adzic

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I have the recovery cd but it keeps saying errorr what can I do now


Reset the BIOS to the default value then try again using the Recovery discs.

If the issue persists then the problem may be with the recovery discs. In this case, you may contact the Computer manufacturer to obtain another copy of the recovery discs.

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try the from the support people or where you bought it they should reset the password but there backdoor password for bios if you want to try any. of them
phoenix PHOENIX CMOS BIOS

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