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Removing Bios Password


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#1 Tomo2

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 03:52 AM

Hi everyone,
not sure where to put this one seeing the problem is with the BIOS, not the os.
Anyway I brought a computer home from school that the IT guy let me have and I'd thrown a better cpu, ram hd in etc.
But when it boots up I am greeted by please enter your password in the bios. I am familiar with this as it usually continues to the setup screen but one small problem... I don't have a password :flowers: (useful ain't it)

I've removed it before but cannot remember :trumpet:
Does anyone have any ideas of how to remove the password!!!! please
(maybe this should be in internal hardware)

Any help is appreciated :thumbsup:
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Posted 17 June 2008 - 04:07 AM

Your board should have a jumper to clear the bios, if not or you can't find it, pull the battery out of the board for a few minutes and see if that does it... :thumbsup:
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Posted 17 June 2008 - 05:26 AM

Yes, remove the battery for a few minutes - keep in mind this not only removes the password but it also sets everything back to it's default setting :thumbsup:

Edited by david28, 17 June 2008 - 05:27 AM.


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Posted 17 June 2008 - 06:16 AM

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