Having problems with your Acer PC Laptops ?

The computer wants a password I don't have.

\015 I put a password on the BIOS and now can't use my computer because I have forgotten my password. Everytime it boots up, it asks for a current password.\015

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Try to remove the CMOS battery then the password will be removed
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