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Bios Passwords?


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#1 Johnz414

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 07:14 PM

Hi,

I unfortunately made a BIOS password for who knows what reason and of course forgot what it is having written down the password wrong.

I want to test an XPSP2.ISO CD that I put together from help files at Microsoft to see if it's bootable only I need to access the BIOS to change startup to start from a CD.

However, this stupid password is standing in the way. And I have know idea what it is.

So, how can I change it? I take it that involves going to the regedit.exe files.

Only, I don't know how to find the BIOS Password files there?

Anyone? Thanks.

John :thumbsup:

Edited by Johnz414, 04 January 2008 - 07:15 PM.

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 07:18 PM

The BIOS password is basically hardware related and has nothing to do with Windows whatsoever.

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 08:10 PM

It is against the policy of BleepingComputer to provide information on methods to reset or bypass the Administrator password. Or for that matter any password, as a password was installed for security purposes. Bypassing any security is against our forum rules. Though your question is most likely legitimate, there are others who may read this topic and use the information for less savory reasons. It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.

If you have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message. Thank you for your understanding. This topic is now closed.

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