Having problems with your HP Visualize X-Class (A1280A) PC Desktop ?

Cannot access the bios

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  1. Open up the case. Look for the series of DIP switches near the floppy drive connector.
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  3. Close switch #7.
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  5. Boot the machine. You should get a "Password Cleared" message.
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  7. Turn the power off. Open switch #7.
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  9. Reboot the machine. The password is now cleared.
Remove the side panel. attach an antistatic wrist strap to you and the case. Locate a little semos battery. Remove it for 2 seconds. Place it back into the motherboard. Should fix it.
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