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Old 06-27-2010, 03:09 PM   #16
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If the BIOS is password protected, you won't be able to get into it. PTrenholme's suggestion appears to be your only option.

Cheers, Lou
 
Old 06-27-2010, 03:17 PM   #17
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If the BIOS is password protected, you won't be able to get into it. It appears that PTrenholme's suggestion is your only option.

Cheers, Lou

EDIT: Sorry about that. Didn't think my last post took.

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Old 06-27-2010, 03:22 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by linuxishard View Post
well i cant even get into the bios to clear the jumper as the maual says to do. because i hit f2 and it always says keyboard failure.
To "jumper" something is to physically connect (by wire or, usually, by the end of a screw driver) two contacts found on the mother board after the case is opened. Be warned that doing this will usually clear all the BIOS settings, not just the password.

The "Hit F2" option is to (re)set the password, and, to change the password, you need to know the current password.
 
  


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