Having problems with your Dell Latitude 100L Notebook ?

I have a dell latitude laptop and I can't change the boot order as it is locked with an admin password. I looked for the bios battery in the manual to remove and put back but there doesn't deem to be one. I can't install windows as it won't get to the cd/dvd drive., it just stays on a curser on the h/drive. I really would appreciate any help on this


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Press f12 when dell screen appears, this gives a one time boot option. kindly supplied by Baywolf
Locate the BIOS clear / password jumper or dipswitch and change its position. Once this jumper has been changed, turn on the computer and the password should be cleared. Once cleared, turn the computer off and return the jumper or dipswitch to its original position.
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\015\012If you are working on a laptop computer the location of the dipswitch (almost never a jumper) can be under the keyboard or on the bottom of the laptop in a compartment such as the memory compartment.
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\015\012Another way to try is use the BIOS mfg "backdoor" password to see if you can get in. It's a little more risky as if you're wrong three times, it may lock you out.
\015\012Here's a list of backdoor passwords for many of the BIOS manufacturers... scroll down page 1/2 way to see start of listing...
\015\012http://xtreview.com/review113.htm
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