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how to reset your BIOS password the easy way

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  • Started 3 years ago by nishingtonbob
  • Latest reply from ProstheticHead
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nishingtonbob
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ubc4win

what you will need;
windows xp install disk-price depends
ultimate boot disk for windows-free
A computer-you should be on one right now if you haven't noticed
a formatted dvd-price depends

instructions:
1. install ultimate boot disk 4 windows and follow the instructions on the site
2. do some stuff (optional)
3. burn the iso file (that you should have if you have followed the instructions on the site) to a disk
4. boot the disk
5. once booted press start->programs->password->second one down that I forgot the name of
6. press the (re)open button
7. select your user
8. press change password but type in a password (preferably the one you already have)
9. exit the program and shut down your computer
10. your BIOS password should be reset (yay!)

Posted 3 years ago
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Xhi
Posts: 6298

There is no User associated with the BIOS Password. I think you are confusing this procedure with resetting User Passwords in Windows. The BIOS is before Windows even starts. If you do not know your BIOS password you will not be able to boot from the cd at all.

Note: not all BIOS' require a password.

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ProstheticHead
Posts: 3281

What Xhi said. Also, Isn't this what the Net User command is for?

BIOS passwords, on the other hand, can usually be removed by resetting the CMOS or in some cases remove the battery from the motherboard for a few minutes.

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