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Where is the bios/cmos battery located on a aceraspire 5315-2698? I cant get past the password screen.

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Hi,

The battery in Acer Aspire 5315 is very visible has a blue ring of plastic or rubber around it. follow the leads which are very short and short the circuit. no risk of damage to systemboard)
1. Try to remove cover
2. Find battery on the far right hand of the board
3. Take a small flat screwdriver and contact the two leads from the battery
4. Power it on and power it off to reset the BIOS
5. This should work for passwords
6. Moreover, it resets to default configuration

Please share the results.

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Anirban Mazumdar

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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    Tried that it reset user and supervisor password but not hdd password still can't get in

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Visit this site and follow their instructions. Let me know if this was helpful.

http://www.findpassword.net/reset-acer-aspire-3610-bios-password-only-8-steps/

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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