Having problems with your Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook ?

Unable to unlock power-on security for hard drive of Acer Aspire.

\015 Unable to unlock power-on security for hard drive. Does not accept correct password, which has never been changed over life of one year.Does not accept (same) password to enter BIOS via F2. Does not boot to windows.\015

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Open it up, remove CMOS battery, and make sure before that to remove the regular battery and AC adapter. After about 5 minutes put the CMOS battery back in, put it back together, and you're good to go.
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