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Forgot user password and could not reset it in bios, my admin is set. Do I have to reset the jumpers? HP Pavillion laptop

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No need. just remove the cmos battery and the power cable on the tower, then hold the power botton for 15 seconds and then wait for 2 minutes before you plug the battery and the power cable back in, it should reset the bios and the pw should be remove

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