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Dell Inspiron 1525 Locked Out, Links or Info Help

\015 My Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop recently locked me out for no reason at all, I have tried calling dell to have them give me a password to unlock it, but they tell me that they don't have me in their records as the owner. i have read about the paper clip method, and i guess that there's no way for this to work for this particular model. I'm really frustrated, as i use this laptop for my schooling. I have tried to remove the CMOS battery, left it out for an hour, and it didn't work . it showed that the BIOS changed, i think, as it showed a screen briefly that ran down the screen with information on the system, and then went to the password authentication system. i don't understand why i wouldn't be in Dell's records, as i got this laptop free with my telus internet connection. please help, i really need it, as all of my notes and everything is saved on the disc. Any information, or links to information, would be GREATLY appreciated, i looked through some other threads, but the ammount of pages are always intensely overwhelming.\015

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I have a dell computer optiplex 745 and on my computer there is a password reset on the mother board it may be a switch you have to change and then power up the system or there may be a little clip that you have to move to another position and then power up the system mine has a clip on the motherboard that you have to move to another set of pins and then power up the computer but to do this you have to unplug any power source like the battery or power cord before changing the switch or pin clip and then plug your system in to the power and it should come up on the screen password reset and then you pull the power from the computer and put the switch or the clip back to the first position and then power up and your system should work
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