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Power On/System Password

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by draco_10_4, Jan 1, 2002.

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  1. draco_10_4

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    I have a Win98 SE system and I was told that this is the password that I need to put on my computer so that it won't even boot up without typing it in. If I have been ill informed please let me know. But if I am correct I need to know how to do this and how to remove it if I need to.
     
  2. deanas

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    Depends on a lot of factors. Does the
    computer boot all the way to windows
    without the password window showing?
    If the password window does show up
    usually all you have to do is type in your
    name and then a password. It then askes
    for the password again. Once you do that
    you then log on every time you boot up
    the computer with the same user name
    and password. If you forget, just type in
    another name and password. Not a big deal.
     
  3. mhughes

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    What is it you are trying to accomplish with this password?
     
  4. kilowatt1

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    :D What you are refering to is set up in the BIOS or CMOS setup. The procedure is specific for each motherboard. It should tell you in the manual how to do it. Be VERY carefull if this is a laptop because it is almost impossible to reset a laptop if you forget the password!! Hope this helps. KW1
     
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