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Hello there!

You may reset the bios password. Just follow these easy steps.

1. Remove the case to look at the motherboard, so we can try resetting the CMOS battery. This battery looks a shiny little disk the size of a nickel. Pry the battery free gently, and reinsert the battery after 10 minutes. If this worked and you don't see the password prompt, you don't need any more steps; however, the problem is fixed. In my experience, two or more additional steps might be necessary depending on the make of the BIOS. Unfortunately, they don't all respond to the same tricks.

2. Next, now that the case is already removed, locate the jumpers near the edge of the board or near the CPU or the CMOS battery. Once located, find the label that will say clear CMOS, or clear password, etc. Place the jumper over the pins and boot. If this works, no more steps are needed.

If you need further assistance, please let me know.

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Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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The link below might help to reset your BIOS by selecting the option which suits you best!
http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-dell-bios-password.html

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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