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How do I clear a BIOS password?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Puritan, Sep 18, 2004.

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  1. Puritan

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    I just replaced my BIOS battery and now with all the settings erased, I'm trying to go into the BIOS and fix them, but it's asking me for a password and won't let me get in without it. What the heck? Isn't removing and replacing the battery supposed to get rid of all settings, including the BIOS password? I didn't have a password on my BIOS before I replaced the battery, and now I have no idea what this one is or how to get around it. And I can't take the battery out to make it forget, because taking the battery out was what started this mess to begin with. :confused: Anyone know how to get in?
     
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    I moved it to the Hardware section for you ...
     
  4. Borhan

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    it's easy my friend in all types of motherboards there is a jumper for this jop, which by removing it and place it in some other order clear and restart your cmos settings . the location of jumper and the way it working is differ from motherboard to another show check your motherboard manuall to find this jumper .......
     
  5. Puritan

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    I found the jumper and cleared it.

    Thanks, everyone!
     
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