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How to remove a bios password
\015 My laptop is asking me a password but i dont know it what or how should i do\015
You need to reset your BIOS using either a jumper (not usually well documented on laptops) or otherwise remove the CMOS battery (large watch battery looking thing) on the motherboard of the laptop for at least a few hours. If you know the model name and or number of your laptop I may be able to help you find documentation on how to do this.
- \015\012 Shut down your computer and disconnect the power\015\012 plug.\015\012
- \015\012 Now identify where the jumpers are located, then\015\012 check the present\015\012 pin location and the location of the jumper on those pins to determine their\015\012 default location. \015\012
- \015\012 Next, move the jumpers from the their default location and then place the jumper across pins.
- \015\012 Leave the jumper in place for 20 to 30 seconds and then return it to its\015\012 default location.\015\012
- \015\012 Now plug the power cord back in and restart the computer.\015\012
- \015\012 When the computer begins it's startup (boot) process, tap the DEL, F10 or F1\015\012 key, (whichever is appropriate for your computer) to get into the Bios/CMOS\015\012 setup.\015\012
- \015\012 Once into the Bios/CMOS setup, look for a\015\012 section or area to set the Bios/CMOS to its default settings. This will\015\012 return the motherboard to either its basic or optimum settings depending\015\012 upon the motherboard manufacturers settings. You will then need to verify\015\012 certain settings, such a CPU and memory as well as hard drive type and size\015\012 recognition. If you need more information regarding these settings
- After making any final adjustments, save your settings and restart the\015\012 computer. The Bios password should be gone and the Bios set to its optimum\015\012 settings.
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