Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


reseting bios on Acer Aspire One D255E

  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 manuleka


  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • Local time:06:43 AM

Posted 16 September 2011 - 06:18 PM

i've spent hours trying to reset my netbooks bios (i misplaced my password somewhere in my head or have totally lost it)
searched online and came across this link but it doesn't work for my laptop.


now my netbook doen't have warranty anymore unfortunately
i've also tried FLASHING bios from Windows 7, with no luck... i'm not sure if FLASHING is suppose to clear BIOS as well or just update it

i've gone as far as dismantling the netbook and to my dismay the CMOS battery is soldered (attached) to the board which means i have to break the solder and re-solder it back (again unfortunately i have zero soldering experience and have no intentions on trying)
i also couldn't find any information or manual on the Mainboard for the Aspire One so i couldn't even find where the likely spots for short-circuiting and cold-reseting the BIOS

i also disabled alternative booting options in BIOS
please help...

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 killerx525


    Bleepin' Aussie

  • Members
  • 7,220 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Melbourne, Australia
  • Local time:04:43 AM

Posted 16 September 2011 - 08:22 PM

It looks like you will have to call Acer about this issue as it is against the rule to these things.

System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png

#3 hamluis



  • Moderator
  • 56,573 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Killeen, TX
  • Local time:11:43 AM

Posted 17 September 2011 - 08:17 AM

We sympathize with your situation. Though your question about passwords is most likely legitimate, there are those who would pretend to need such assistance in order to gain unauthorized access to a computer not owned by them. We have no way of confirming ownership or if someone is being truthful with us. As such we don't provide step by step instructions but we certainly can help you find the information you seek.

Forgotton Password Instructions provided by Microsoft:
Non-Microsoft Forgotton Password Guides:
Password Recovery Tools:

#4 abauw


  • Members
  • 951 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Kebun Kelapa
  • Local time:12:43 AM

Posted 17 September 2011 - 12:37 PM

Could you tell what password that you forget? Does it was BIOS Password?

:guitar: Take me to a place where time is frozen
You don't have to close your eyes to dream :busy:
You can find escape inside this moment :smash:
And I will follow  :whistle:

#5 manuleka

  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • Local time:06:43 AM

Posted 18 September 2011 - 04:03 AM

Could you tell what password that you forget? Does it was BIOS Password?

yes it's BIOS password...

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users