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I've just been given an IBM Aptiva 2194; Model # 23B Desktop PC.
It has a password at the boot record stage, unfortunately, the owner doesn't remember what it is.
Is there a way to deactivate the password; I know the usual way is to access the BIOS from within the configuration utility, however, this isn't possible, so I was hoping that there is another way to deactivate the BIOS password.
Your help will be appreciated, thankyou,
Check the specifications on the manufacturer site to determine if there is a jumper on the motherboard to reset the BIOS. If not, simply unplug the BIOS battery on the motherboard and wait for 10 minutes before plugging the battery back in and the BIOS should be reset.
Note that you will need to reconfigure the settings in the BIOS prior to booting the system.
Posted on Nov 14, 2007
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